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Prof. Dr.Milen Minkov


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Language Spoken: German, English, Bulgarian, Russian


Professor Minkov is the current head of the Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine at the Floridsdorf Clinic in Vienna. He is active in research, being also the head of the LCH Research Center for Pediatric Cancer at St. Anna Hospital, where he also provides consultations on blood disorders in children. He has taught as a professor at the private Sigmund Freud University in the Department of Special Pediatrics. Since 2013, he has been a visiting professor at the Medical University of Vienna, regularly lectures on pediatrics and participates in the curriculum of his specialty. Prof. Minkow is a co-author of the pediatrics section of popular medical textbooks, a frequent participant of various scientific conferences, regularly undergoes advanced training, and is the president of the European Histiocytosis Consortium.


  • Since 1996 Member of the International LCH Study Commission
  • 2002-2014 Member of the International HLH Study Commission
  • 2003-2008 Chair of the international working group for treatment of LCH recurrence
  • Since 10/08 Head of the international LCH study center
  • 2005-2008 Chair, Education Committee of the Histiocyte Society
  • Since 2008 Collaborative Partner, ENERCA (European Network for Rare and Congenital Anemias)
  • 2008-2011 Associated Partner and WP leader des EU-Projektes “EuroHistioNet “
  • 2008-2011 Member-at-large, Executive Board of the Histiocyte Society
  • 2012-2014 Secretary, Executive Board of the Histiocyte Society
  • Since 12/2012 PI der International LCH-IV Study
  • 2014-2016 President-elect of the Histiocyte Society
  • 2016-2019 President of the Histiocyte Society
  • 2019-2020 Past-President of the Histiocyte Society
  • Since 2017 Member of the Clinical Research Council and Scientific Committee of SIOP Europe
  • 2016-2019 Founding leader of the European Consortium for Histiocytosis (ECHO)
  • Since 2019 President of the European Consortium for Histiocytosis (ECHO)


  • Resident in St. Anna Children's Hospital
    1997 - 2000
  • Senior Physician, Department of General Hematology, Research Institute of Pediatric Hematology in Moscow/Russia
    1995 - 1996
  • Medical University in Pleven/Bulgary
    1985 - 1986
  • Continued medical studies at the State Medical University in Moscow/Russia. Doctorate with summa cum laude on June 20, 1991.
    1986 - 1991
  • Education in pediatrics (clinical residency) with final qualifying examination in Moscow/Russia
    1991 - 1994
  • Nostrification at the University of Vienna (decision of 27.06.1997)
    1996 - 1997
  • Specialist certification for pediatrics and adolescent medicine in Austria (ÖÄK diploma from 10.04.2001)
    2000 - 2000
  • Senior Physician, Outpatient Clinic for Hematology, Oncology and Immunology, St. Anna Children's Hospital
    2002 - 2012
  • Elective practice as pediatrician (sideline)
  • Additive subject "Pediatric Hematology and Oncology"(ÖÄK diploma from 12.07.2007)
    2007 - 2007
  • Head of the Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine with Department of Neonatology, KA Rudolfstiftung
    2012 - 2019
  • Head of the Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Floridsdorf Clinic


  • Mother-child passport examinations
  • Vaccination consultation & vaccination according to Austrian vaccination schedule
  • Examination & treatment in case of acute illness
  • Clarification in case of persistent complaints
  • Clarification and consultation for blood diseases/blood count changes (anemia; leukopenia; thrombocytopenia)
  • Consultation and treatment of hemangioma (blood sponge)
  • Consultation and treatment for mastocytosis
  • Point of care laboratory tests: (Blood count;CRP;Urinalysis;Strep A test;Antigen test for influenza; RSV and Sars-CoV-2)