Zlatka Jeliazkova, M.D.


1st Floor

707 North Logan Avenue

Danville, IL 61832

(217) 477-4714

Medical Education:

Medical Doctor: I.P. Pavlov Higher Medicine Institute: Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Appointed Faculty:

Pediatric Department: University of Illinois: Urbana-Champaign, IL: 2013-present

Post Graduating Training:

ACGME/AOA approved Pediatric Residency: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey: The Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper University Hospital: Camden, NJ

Pediatric Specialty Training: United Regional Hospital: Kardjali, Bulgaria

Hospital Affiliations:

Provena United Samaritans Medical Center (PUSMC)

Board Certifications/Licensure/Exams:

American Board of Pediatrics – Certified

Bulgarian Board of Pediatricians – Certified

IL Medical License – Unrestricted

NJ Medical License – Unrestricted

Basic Life Support

Pediatric Advance Life Support

Neonatal Resuscitation Program

Honors & Awards:

1993 Recognized as the best young physician of the year in Kardjali Region, Bulgaria

1987 Dean Award for Academic Achievements, Higher Medical Institute: Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Poster Presentation:

“Maternal Smoking is not Associated with Apnea of Prematurity” : Presented at 20th ESPR Annual Meeting, March 2008, Philadelphia, PA

Cooper University Hospital 10th Annual Research, Pediatric Academic Societies and Asian Society for Pediatric Research 2008, joint meeting Honolulu, Hawaii.


Maternal smoking and apnea of prematurity. Clinical study aimed to assess prenatal smoke exposure and its association with increased incidence of apnea of prematurity.

Febrile Seizures in children between 6 months and 5 years of age. Clinical trial designated to compare the regular treatment and intermittent prophylactic treatment with anticonvulsant in children with febrile seizures.

Eating disorders in childhood – Anorexia Nervosa. Retrospective study aimed to find out the prevalence of this disorder among adolescent girls in Kardjali Region.

Blood lead concentration in children from Kardjali Region. A study was undertaken to determine lead concentration in children between 5 and 18 years of age and its relation to polluted environment.

Comparison in lifespan of children with B-thalasemic syndrome with regular and sporadic transfusion regimen. Retrospective clinical trial conducted to detect differences in the quality of living and lifespan among children who receive regularly blood transfusions and those who receive blood transfusions sporadically.