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National Medical Research Center of Cardiovascular Surgery named after. A.N. Bakulev

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About the clinic

A world-class scientific center in the field of cardiovascular surgery and cardiology, the main institution in the Russian Federation specializing in "cardiovascular surgery".

The center provides surgical assistance for all cardiovascular pathologies, including ischemic heart disease, congenital and acquired heart defects, diseases of the aorta and its branches, lymphovascular system disorders, heart rhythm disturbances, cerebrovascular diseases, heart tumors, vascular pathologies, and many other diseases. Assistance is provided to patients of all ages, starting from birth.

The center is a leader in Europe in the field of cardiology. It performs the highest number of open-heart surgeries with the use of artificial circulation every year. According to statistics for the year 2022:

    • More than 27,000 patients were hospitalized.
    • Over 13,000 surgeries were performed, including more than 4,500 open-heart surgeries with the use of artificial circulation.
    • Over 6,000 endovascular interventions were carried out.
    • More than 2,000 "closed" surgeries were performed on the aorta, major and peripheral arteries.

The center's specialists have extensive capabilities for short-term diagnosis of both heart and vascular pathologies, as well as related diseases. These capabilities include MRI, PET-CT scans, ultrasound, ECG, Echocardiography, precardial mapping of the heart, stress tests, spirometry, radionuclide studies, ultrasound and transcranial Doppler, minimally invasive endovascular diagnostic methods, and other instrumental studies.

The Bakulev Center trains highly qualified cardiothoracic surgeons. The center's team continuously develops and implements unique approaches to surgical treatment that have no analogues in the world. Today, the center operates 39 departments with 2,563 highly qualified employees, including 471 doctors, including 4 academicians of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 2 corresponding members of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 28 professors, 98 doctors of science, and 195 candidates of science.

Providing timely and effective assistance is the institution's top priority. To achieve high performance, the staff uses advanced technologies, rich scientific experience, and non-standard interdisciplinary approaches.

Medical specialists

Igor Evgenievich Chernogrivov
Cardiovascular surgeon, Doctor of Medical Sciences
Ekaterina Anatolyevna Afanasyeva (Rogalskaya)
Cardiovascular surgeon, Doctor of Medical sciences
Mikhail Mikhailovich Zelenikin
Cardiovascular surgeon, Doctor of Medical sciences, doctor of the highest category, professor

Specialization of the clinic

Vascular surgery

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