Bogomolets National Medical University

Department of Pediatric Surgery

International Cooperation


International Collaboration Responsible Director: Godik Oleg Sviatoslavovych, Candidate of Medical Sciences, assistant professor


Staff members of Pediatric Surgery Department visit international congresses, conferences and seminars on regular basis. Yearly they participate in the World congresses, such as EUPSA, IPEG, ESPES, ISLS, ISSVA, SRS, ISMISS, IMAST, with lectures.

Under the guidance of Ukrainian Pediatric Surgeons Association, being involved into this organization, Pediatric Surgery Department launched initiative to hold an international conference. Since 2011 under the Pediatric Surgery Department members supervision and personal involvement the annual conference “Minimally invasive pediatric surgery and urology” is being held.

In 2017 the annual project had been launched through collaboration between Pediatric Surgery Department and Society of Polish Pediatric Surgeons. The Ukrainian-Polish scientific and practical conference “Days of pediatric surgery” is held yearly since then.


Staff members of Pediatric Surgery Department do work experience, undertake different internships and take part in workshops in numerous World medical centers, such as:


2011 Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children, Denver, USA

2014 Hospital Vall d’Hebron de Barcelona, Spain

2015 Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel

2016 Vascular Anomalies Center in Boston Children’s Hospital, USA

2017 The Chaim Sheba Medical Center at Tel HaShomer, Israel

2017 Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, USA

2018 Chicago Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago USA

2018 Asan Medical Center Seoul, Korea

2019 Vascular Birthmarks Institute of New York, USA



Membership in International professional organizations and societies of Pediatric Surgery Department is as follows:

International Society for the Study of Vascular Anomalies (ISSVA)

International Pediatric Endosorgery Group (IPEG)

International Society for Minimal Intervention in Spinal Surgery (ISMISS)

The International Meeting on Advanced Spinal Techniques (IMAST)

International Society of Liver Surgeons (ISLS)

European Pediatric Surgeons Association (EUPSA)

European Society of Pediatric Endoscopic Surgery (ESPES)