Department of Faculty Surgery

Head of the Department:
Andrii KLYMENKO, Professor, Doctor of Medical Sciences.


Historical Reference

The Department was organized in 1964.

The staff of the Department carried out different research works, performed various operations on the heart, lungs, esophagus, stomach, liver, bile ducts, defended 3 doctoral and 26 candidate dissertations, published 350 scientific publications.

From 1988 to 1994 the Department continued to reasearch the issues of emergency surgery of the gastrointestinal tract, surgery of cirrhosis of the liver, extrahepatic bile ducts

Since 1995, the Department continued its work on topical issues of surgery of the gastrointestinal tract and blood vessels continues, presented new surgical parenchymal interventions in patients with chronic pancreatitis, widely used laparoscopic methods of operations for various diseases of the esophagus, stomach, duodenum, small and large intestines, abdominal hernias, pancreas, and performed endovascular and open operations (hybrid interventions) for atherosclerotic lesions of the vessels of the lower extremities.

Since 2018, the Department is headed by Professor Andrii Klymenko.

Department of Faculty Surgery


Educational Disciplines

  • Domestic and English-speaking fourth-year students of the Medical Faculties Nos. 1 and 2 and International Faculty No. 2 majoring in "General Medicine" and "Pediatrics" study Surgery at the Department.
  • Domestic and English-speaking second-year students of the Pharmaceutical Faculty study First Aid at the Department.
  • Fourth-year students of the Pharmaceutical Faculty (full-time and part-time) study Methods of Correctional Techniques at the Department.
  • Fifth-year students of the Pharmaceutical Faculty (full-time and part-time) study Basics of Cosmetic Surgery at the Department.


Educational and Methodical Work

The training of students at the Department is based on the principles of providing methodological and informational organization of the educational process with elements of independent work, the introduction of new effective forms of knowledge and skills control. A bank of test tasks (3,000 tests) has been created for the KROK-2 licensing exam.

According to the curriculum working programs were created in the discipline. Original lectures are given exclusively with the use of multimedia technologies.

The Department issued methodical recommendations for practical classes in the discipline for domestic and foreign students of medical faculties.


Scientific Directions and Achievements

  • Development and implementation of pathogenetically sound parenchymal operations in chronic fibro-degenerative pancreatitis with ductal hypertension.
  • Introduction of laparoscopic methods of surgical treatment of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and hepatopancreatobiliary region, with abdominal hernias.
  • Introduction of endovasular (hybrid) operations in occlusive-stenotic lesions of the vessels of the lower extremities.
  • Modern methods of examination, prognosis and surgical treatment of patients with liver cirrhosis.

Lecturers of the Department received 8 patents for utility models, published more than 340 articles.


Cooperation with Other Institutions

The Department maintains close scientific relations with scientists from the Transplant Institute (Pittsburgh, USA) and the University Hospital (Heidelberg, Germany).


Advisory and Diagnostic Activities

Diagnostic, advisory and medical work is carried out in the Surgical Departments of the VitaCenter Multidisciplinary Hospital, City Clinical Hospital No. 1 and University Clinic MESC.


Address 1: VitaCenter Multidisciplinary Hospital (3 Siedova St.)
Telephone: +380 61 289 07 22

Address 2: City Clinical Hospital No. 1 (21a Chumachenka St.)
Telephone: +380 612 96 00 02

Address 3: University Clinic MSEC (83 Akademika Amosova St.)
Telephone: +380 61 764 44 51

69035, Maiakovskyi avenue 26, Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine
Tel: +380 (61) 224-63-91 Fax: +380 (61) 233-60-07,       Send e-mail

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