Department of Hospital Pediatrics
Head of the Department:
Hennadii LEZHENKO, Professor, Doctor of Medical Sciences.
The Department was founded in 1984.
Since 2003, the Department is headed by Professor Hennadii Lezhenko.
The main directions of scientific work of the staff of the Department were:
According to the researches results, approaches to the diagnosis of early complications of diabetes have been developed and treatment measures aimed at optimizing the treatment of diabetes have been pathogenetically substantiated; diagnostic and therapeutic measures in obese children have been improved; presence of significant changes in the state of the immune status of young children depending on the ecological living conditions has been identified; it has been proved that prophylactic determination of probiotics and their inclusion in the complex scheme of treatment of children with polymorbid conditions reduces the frequency of general and infectious childhood morbidity; algorithm of diagnostics has been improved and the treatment-and-prophylactic measures of cardiovascular disorders in children with bronchial asthma, cystic fibrosis, recurrent bronchitis have been developed.
In 2010, the Department was merged with the Course of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and reorganized into the Department of Hospital Pediatrics and Pediatric Infectious Diseases. Due to the needs of the educational process in 2014, the Department of Hospital Pediatrics and Pediatric Infectious Diseases was reorganized into the Department of Hospital Pediatrics.
Today, the Department of Hospital Pediatrics is the base pediatric department of Zaporizhzhia State Medical University for the training of medical, pediatric and dental doctors. The team consists of experienced lecturers, who have the academic titles of candidates and doctors of sciences. Training in Pediatrics is carried out in clinical residency and postgraduate studies.
The Department is the curator of the units of the Zaporizhzhya Regional Clinical Children's Hospital: Pediatric, Hematological, Endocrinological, Pulmonological, Neonatological, Infant, Diagnostic, Outpatient.
The Department has 3 professors, 3 associate professors, 5 assistants (3 doctors of sciences, 6 candidates of medical sciences, 1 doctor of philosophy).
Educational and Methodical Work
Scientific Directions and Achievements
The main directions of scientific activity of the Department are:
Cooperation with Other Institutions
The Department maintains close scientific relations with the departments of pediatrics of ZMAPE, research institutes of Kyiv, Kharkiv, Odesa, Tbilisi.
Advisory and Diagnostic Activities
Employees of the Department consult in the units of the hospital and in the outpatient clinic, where patients are sent from the districts of Zaporizhzhia oblast and some districts of Donetsk oblast.
Address: 70 Sobornyi Ave. / 21 Dniprovska St. / 47 Oleksandrivska St., Zaporizhzhia, 69063, Ukraine (Zaporizhzhia Regional Clinical Children's Hospital)
Telephone: +380 66 771 68 95