- Southern New Hampshire University: Master of Science in Accounting and Finance
- University of Economics in Varna, Bulgaria: Bachelor Degree in Finance and Banking
Kalinka is another important asset to the Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery team. Kalinka originally began her career in accounting and finance but soon realized how much she loved the medical field after accepting her first management position in a medical practice. She has now been working in this field for almost 15 years and loves interacting with the patients and the reward that it brings. Kalinka originally grew up in Bulgaria but ventured to the United States after completing her bachelor’s degree and met her husband shortly after. It has now been 20 years since moving to the states and she couldn’t be happier. Kalinka in her spare time enjoys traveling, being outdoors, and spending time with her husband and 2 small children, Victoria and Mark.