Bogomolets National Medical University
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Department of Surgery with a course of emergency and vascular surgery

History of department

The Department was created in accordance with the decision of the Academic Council of the National Medical University of March 27, 1997, according to the order of Rector E.G. Goncharuk № 46 dated 14.04.1998, since July 1, 1998 with the title “Department of Hospital Surgery No. 2 with course of chest and vascular surgery”.

 

Professor Volodymyr G. Mishalov – the first Head of the Department

 

The rector of the Bogomolets National Medical Universityn, Academician Yevgeny H.Honcharukinvited,  Doctor of Medical Sciences, Senior Researcher Volodymyr G. Mishalovto lead the department. Mishalov had previously successfully headed the department of the Research Institute of Clinical and Experimental Surgery, Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine. In turn, Mishalov invited professors, associate professors, assistants – experienced teachers, doctors, scientists and graduates of the National Medical University to the department.

 

First Department staff in 2000.

 

All teachers of the new Department had some experience of practical and scientific work not only in the field of general surgery, but also in a narrower specialty, and some of them were already heads of the respective departments. So, the first team of the created department was enlisted as: Doctor of Medicine Volodymyr Mishalov, Doctor of Medicine, Professor Anatoly Burka, Candidate of Medical Sciences, Assistant Professor AnatoliyVoitenko, Assistants: Candidate of Medical Sciences Vasily Khrapach; Candidate of Medical Sciences Leonid Markulan, Candidate of Medical Sciences Oleksandr Osadchyi; Candidate of Medical Sciences Viktor Selyuk. There were senior laboratory assistant surgeon Oleksandr Goncharuk, laboratory assistant with medical education Olena Samoligain among the staff of the department.

The following academicians worked at the Department during the first 10 years: Doctor of Medical Sciences. Mykhaylo Sukhoviy, Ph.D. Oleksandr Rosnovsky, Candidate of Medical Sciences SergeyTerekhov, Ph.D. Igor Zarya,Oleg Balaban, Igor Teslyuk, Ivan Leshchishin, Candidate of Medical Sciences Valeriy Valetsky, Candidate of Medical Sciences Oleksandr Sopko, Candidate of Medical Sciences Viktor Chernyak, Natalia Litvinova, Alexei Volik, Candidate of Medical Sciences Leonid Tkachuk, Candidate of Medical Sciences Mykola Bondarenko, Denis Yurchenko, Candidate of Medical Sciences Roman Gonza, Candidate of Medical SciencesSergey Goida, Boris Koval.

The peculiarities of the formation of the personnel of the Department were oriented on the merger of the educational and scientific process with the institutions of health care in Kyiv – among the teachers there were all heads of surgical departments of clinical bases (general and laparoscopic, plastic and reconstructive, endovascular, cardiovascular, surgery, cardiovascular) Deputy Chief Medical Officer, and subsequently – Chief Medical Officer, Head of the Department – Vice-Rector for Medical Work of the University.

Since 2008, due to the implementation of the Bologna process, the name of the Department of Hospital Surgery No. 2 with the course of chest and vascular surgery was changed to “Department of Surgery No. 4” (order of NMU No. 86 dated 17.03.08).

 

Department staff in 2013

 

Until 2014, the Department belonged to the medical faculty №3 and since 2014 was transferred to the medical faculty №2.

 

Department staff in 2018

 

In 2019 Doctor of Medical Sciences Professor Yaroslav Susak, the clinical director of the specialized department of surgery of the liver, bile ducts and pancreas of the Kyiv City Clinical Hospital of Emergency headed the department.

 

Professor Yaroslav Susak, Head of the Department since 2019.

 

Department staff in 2019

 

December 27, 2019 according to the order No. 1004 for the implementation of the decision of the Academic Council of NMU from November 27, 2019 and taking into account the possibilities of the clinical base of the Department of Surgery No. 4, which is based at the Kyiv City Clinical Hospital of Emergency for providing urgent and emergency care and having 6 staff members with a specialization in cardiovascular surgery who perform modern and routine surgery at an advanced level, enabling students to acquire sufficient knowledge and practical skills in emergency and cardiovascular surgery, the Department of Surgery №4 was reorganized into the Department of Surgery with a course of emergency and vascular surgery.

As in every clinical department, the staff members carry out the following areas of work: educational, methodological, scientific, medical, and public. The department is expanding and improving.