The department of Surgical Diseases of the faculty of post-diploma education currently has 21 staff members including 9 professors, 5 associate professors, 7 teachers, every department staff member has an academic degree. There are 4 honoured physicians of the Russian Federation — professor V.A. Lazarenko, professor O.I. Okhotnikov, professor B.I. Temirbulatov, associate professor I.V. Chekanov, an honoured worker of Health Care of the Russian Federation – professor G.A. Bondarev. The department is headed by the rector of KSMU, honoured physician of the Russian Federation, deputy of the Kursk regional Duma, professor V.A. Lazarenko.

Six staff members combine their teaching activity with being the head of the department in health care institutions.

Five persons among the department staff are chief non-personnel specialists of the Health Committee of the city of Kursk and Kursk region.

The department of Surgical Diseases of the PDF provides training at the faculty of post-diploma education.

The disciplines taught are: Surgery, Cardio-vascular Surgery, Neurosurgery, Coloproctology, Traumatology and Orthopedics, Thoracic Surgery, Ultrasound diagnostics, X-ray endovascular diagnostics and treatment, Plastic surgery.

Research areas:

  1. Development and implementation of up-to-date methods of diagnostics and

treatment of varicosis, problems of complex treatment of  post thrombotic disease of the lower extremities and lymphostasis.

  1. Deep venous thrombosis of the lower extremities and pulmonary embolism.
  2. Up-date development aspects of complex  methods for  conservative and

surgical treatment of vascular obliterations.

  1. New approaches in management of critical limb ischemia.
  2. Diagnosis, treatment, prevention and prediction of postoperative complications after surgery on aorta and lower extremity arteries and many others.


Social mission of the department

At the department, the organized and effectively functioning system of education is aimed at cultivating citizenship, diligence, morality, respect for the rights and freedom of patients, love of surgery.


Contact information:

Telephone: 8(4712)58-81-32; 8 910 219 0274; 8 910 319 4810

Fax: 8(4712) 56-73-99

Postal address: 305041, K.Marks str., 3