Department of Surgery No. 4 Print

ADDRESS: 61037, Kharkiv, Moskovskiy Avenue, 195, Non-profit Municipal Enterprise "City Clinical Multifield Hospital No. 17" of Kharkiv City Counsil

Tel. (057) 725-24-46

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Vitalii V. Makarov — MD., Doctor of Medical Science, Professor, current member of the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons, of the Association of Thoracic Surgeons of Ukraine and of the Association of Surgeons of Ukraine.


Responsible for: educational and scientific work - Ph.D., Assoc. Prof. Vdovichenko V.Yu., methodical work - Ph.D., Assoc. Prof. Yevtushenko I.Y.; educational work - Ph.D., Assoc. Prof. Goryainova G.V., Secretary of Department - Ph.D., Assoc. Prof. Padalitsa M.A., Ph.D., Assoc. Prof. Kondrusyk N.Yu.; Assistant Prof. Lyubomudrova K.S.; senior laboratory assistants: Tkachenko O.M., Kisil O.V., Serebryakova Y.M.; laboratory assistants: Kononikhina S.P.

Vitalii V. Makarov

Professors: Doctor of Medical Science Shevchenko R.S.

Associate professors: Doctor of Medical Science Nehoduiko V.V. (part-time), Ph.D. Tsyhanenko O.S., Ph.D. Brek O.O., Ph.D. Pryimenko D.S.

Assistants: Ph.D. Smolianyk K.M. (teaching english-medium education), Ph.D. Feskov V.M., Ph.D. Shypilov S.A. (teaching english-medium education, part-time), Ph.D. Khoroshun E.M. (part-time), Fedorenko E.K., Kolomenskyi O.H., Shatokhin O.O. (teaching english-medium education, part-time).

Senior laboratory assistants: Poliak I.Ya.

Laboratory assistants: Cherepenikova L.Ya., Shulhina S.V.

Responsible for: upbringing work – Doctor of Medical Science, prof. Shevchenko R.S.; scientific and publishing activities – Doctor of Medical Science, assoc. prof. Nehoduiko V.V., educational work – Ph.D., assoc. prof. Tsyhanenko O.S.; record management – Ph.D., assoc. prof. Brek O.O.; medical work – Ph.D., assoc. prof. Pryimenko D.S.; English-medium education – Ph.D., assoc. prof. Smolianyk K.M.

Clinical bases of the Department are 2 medical institutions: Non-profit Municipal Enterprise "City Clinical Multifield Hospital No. 17" of Kharkiv City Counsil and Military Medical Clinical Center of the Northern Region in Kharkiv.


According to the curricula plans, the Department teaches the disciplines "Surgery" to fourth-year students; "General surgery" for third-year students, "Nursing practice" for third-year students, "Patient care (practice)" for second-year students. All disciplines are taught to both Ukranian and foreign medical students.

Pedagogical work consists in preparation of 2nd year students of I medical, III medical, V and VI faculties for International Students of KhNMU Education and Research Institute for Foreign Nationals (according to Russian / Ukrainian and English languages of training) on specialties "General Medicine", "Pediatrics" on discipline "Care of patients (practice)"; 3rd year students of the same faculties in the specialties "General Medicine", "Pediatrics" in the disciplines "General Surgery" and "Nursing Practice"; 4th year students in the VI Faculty for International Students of KhNMU Education and Research Institute for Foreign Nationals in the specialty "General Medicine" in the discipline "Surgery. Part I. Abdominal surgery"; Faculty of Postgraduate Education majoring in "Laboratory Affairs".

At the Department has been working the student scientific circle on surgery.

In order to prepare for the licensed test exams "KROK-2" and "KROK-3" at the department student trainings are held to study the database of test tasks in surgery. A number of methodical materials, textbooks and monographs for students and interns have been developed and introduced into the pedagogical process.

All methodical materials for students at the department are published in three languages - Ukrainian, Russian and English.


Emergency surgery of the abdominal cavity, optimization of the volume of surgical interventions and analysis of postoperative complications in thyroid diseases, laparoscopic and thoracoscopic interventions, military - field surgery, thoracic surgery, bariatric surgery, reconstructive and restorative surgery.


Over the past 7 years 4 monographs, 43 articles in professional Ukrainian and foreign journals, 36 abstracts were published. During this period, 3 dissertations for the degree of Candidate of Medical Sciences have been defended at the department. Currently, 2 dissertations for the degree of Candidate of Medical Sciences are being completed. According to the results of scientific research, 8 patents for inventions were obtained.


Treatment and diagnostic work is carried out in the basic departments of Non-profit Municipal Enterprise "City Clinical Multifield Hospital No. 17" of Kharkiv City Counsil. Every year the staff of the department consults and treats about 4500 patients with a variety of surgical pathologies. Weekly visits of professors and associate professors of the department, clinical and anatomical-pathological conferences, consultations are conducted. Complex surgical interventions are performed in patients with various surgical pathologies of the liver, gallbladder, extrahepatic bile ducts, pancreas. At the clinic operates on patients with surgical pathology of the abdominal cavity, varicose veins of the lower extremities, postoperative hernias of large size, including obese patients, with surgical pathology of the thyroid gland, parathyroid glands, adrenal glands. The surgical clinic provides emergency surgical care to city residents around the clock. There is a 24-hour trauma center on the basis of the hospital.

Employees of the department, graduate students, interns and members of the student scientific circum are actively involved in the treatment and diagnostic process.


The Department of Surgery No. 4 actively cooperates with the departments of KhNMU, Departments and divisions of Kharkiv Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education, Department of general surgery of National Pirogov Memorial Medical University, Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University, Kharkiv research institute of microbiology and immunology named after I. I. Mechnikov; relations with other Ukrainian and foreign universities and hospitals are being actively established.


The history of the Department of General Surgery No. 1 begin on 1805, when the Department of Theoretical (or Speculative) Surgery and Surgical Pathology was formed at Kharkiv University. It was headed by prof. Shumlyansky P.M.

Among the employees of the Department should be mentioned such names of famous surgeons, doctors and scientists of their time, as M.I. Ellinskyi, P.A. Butkovskyi, P.A. Naranovych, А.К. Struve, V.F. Hrube, I.K. Zarubin, M.S. Subbotin, A.G. Podriez, L.V. Orlov, M.A. Sokolov, O.A. Martinov, M.P. Trinkler, B.G. Przewalski, O.V. Melnikov, O.Z. Zeitlin, S.L. Minkin, O.P. Dyachenko, Yu.M. Orlenko, S.А. Shalimov, T.I. Tykhonova, О.В. Beresnev, V.M. Zibin, S.I. Shevchenko.

During the history of its existence, the Department of General Surgery was based in many clinical hospitals in the city of Kharkiv, went through a series of reorganizations and renamings. But the main vector of educational and scientific-practical work of the Department remains unchanged, and its, for today, young staff is ambitious and purposeful, focused on scientific research and solving current problems of modern surgery, ready to quench the thirst for knowledge of future doctors and scientists, and able to perceive and implement huge experience of their predecessors.

From September 2021, the Department of General Surgery No. 1 was renamed to the Department of Surgery No.4, due to the expansion of the activities of the Department.