Department of General Surgery No. 1 Print

ADDRESS: 61037, Kharkiv, Moskovskyi ave., 195, "Kharkiv Municipal Clinical Hospital №17"

Tel. (057) 725-24-46

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From 2010 to the present time the head of the department is Rostislav Shevchenko, MD, professor, member of the European Association for Endoscopic Surgeons, Ukrainian Association for Specialists of Minimally Invasive, Endoscopic and Laser Technology.


 General Surgery Department No. 1 provides educational and pedagogical work in the subjects "General surgery", "Nursing (practice)" and "Patient care (practice)" at the departments of Kharkiv Municipal Clinical Hospital № 17.

Rostislav Shevchenko

We train:

- 2nd year students of the I, III, V and VI faculties of medicine (Russian and English medium) in specialties of "General Medicine", "Pediatrics" in the subject "Patient care (Practice)";

- 3rd year students of the I, III, V and VI faculties of medicine (Russian and English medium) in specialties of "General Medicine", "Pediatrics" on the subject "General Surgery" and "Nursing (Practice)";

- 2nd year students of the IV faculty of medicine (Russian medium) level of training "bachelor" in specialty "Laboratory diagnosis" on the subject "Patient care (Practice)" and "General Surgery."

General Surgery Department No. 1 is involved in training students to pass the license examinations "KROK 2" and "KROK 3". A number of educational methodological recommendations, monographs, and textbooks for training students and interns were written.



Optimization of surgical operations and analysis of postoperative complications at thyroid gland diseases. Optimizing the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of diseases of the liver and extrahepatic biliary tract, acute and chronic pancreatitis, acute intestinal obstruction. Herniology. Minimally invasive technology in surgery.


Over the past 5 years 4 books, 32 articles in professional Ukrainian and foreign journals, 45 abstracts were published. At present 4 theses are prepared. Four invention patents were obtained.



Each year the department physicians  consult more than 5000 patients; perform about 1000 operations of various degrees of difficulty. They successfully operate on the patients with surgical pathology of the abdomen, abdominal wall, extremities, thyroid gland, perform complex surgery in patients with different surgical pathology of the liver, extrahepatic bile ducts, pancreas, etc.

The department staff, students, interns, and members of the surgical academic workshop are actively involved in medical diagnostic process, are on duty at the hospital.



General Surgery Department №1 cooperates with the departments of KhNMU, departments and divisions of Kharkiv Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education, Department of General Surgery of Vinnitsa National Medical University, Lviv National Medical University, actively develops relationship with other Ukrainian and foreign universities, hospitals, medical centers.