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Department of Neurology

Rossitza Chichkova, MD

Rossitza Chichkova, MD

General Neurology & Neuromuscular Medicine

Director, Medical Student Clerkship

Contact Info 2 Tampa General Circle
Tampa FL 33606

Academic Email:

Academic Phone:(813) 259-8577


  • MS, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of South Florida, 2001
  • MD, Medical University, Varna, 1986

Research Interests

  • Peripheral Neuropathies
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Neurodegenerative disorders

Recent Publications

  • Chichkova RI, Katzin L. EMG and Nerve Conduction Studies in Clinical Practice. Practical Neurology. 9(1) : 32-38, 2010.
  • Prockop LD, Chichkova RI. Carbon monoxide intoxication: an updated review. Journal of the neurological sciences. 262(1-2) : 122-30, 2007.
  • Benbadis SR., Chichkova R. Psychogenic pseudosyncope: An underestimated and provable diagnosis. Epilepsy Behav. 9(1) : 106-110, 2006.
  • Hoffmann M. Chichkova R. Malek A. Emotional stroke: clinicoradiologic profile. Cognitive & Behavioral Neurology. 17(4) : 238-241, 2004.
  • Hoffmann M. Chichkova R. Ziyad M. Malek A. Too much lumping in ischemic stroke - a new classification. Medical Science Monitor. 10(7) : CR285-7, 2004.