Head of department
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Gavril Kovtun

Cardiovascular surgeon, transplantologist, highest qualification category, MD. PhD

1993-1999 Studied at the Kyiv Medical University of the Ukrainian Association of Folk Medicine.

1999-2000 Internship in “Surgery”, National Medical Academy

2002 Specialization “Cardiovascular Surgery”, National Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education named after PL Shupyk. Postgraduate Education named after PL Shupyk.

2002-2004 Worked as a surgeon at the National Institute of Surgery and Transplantology named after OO Shalimov, Department of Surgical Treatment of Heart Diseases.

2004-2008 Researcher at the Shalimov National Institute of Surgery and Transplantology, Department of Surgical Treatment of Heart Diseases.

2009 Received the highest qualification category in the specialty “Cardiovascular Surgery”, National Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education named after PL Shupyk.

2013 MD. PhD, specialty “Transplantology”

2008-present Head of the Department of Surgical Treatment of Myocardial Pathology and Transplantation of Human Organs and Tissues №6 SI “Institute of the Heart of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine”.

In 2017 he was awarded the title of “Honored Health Care Worker”

He underwent multiple internships and training in the following clinics:
– Deutsche Herzzentrum Berlin; Nuremberg Clinic South; Deutsche Herzzentrum Munchen (Germany);
– University Hospital Maastricht (Netherlands);
– Medizinische Hochschule Hannover (Germany);
– Silesian Center for Heart Diseases (Poland);

Participates in scientific and practical conferences and seminars in Ukraine and abroad.

The main areas of specialization:
– Organ transplantation,
– Treatment of coronary heart disease,
– Prosthetics of heart valves,
– Treatment of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCMP),
– Surgical treatment of aortic pathology
– Implantation of mechanical left ventricular support devices
He performed thousands of heart and vascular surgeries.
Introduces the most modern methods of surgical treatment of cardiovascular diseases, including for particularly complex cases.

He has numerous scientific publications and patents for inventions:

“Method of treating acute heart failure in patients with acute idiomatic giant cell myocarditis № 122779”,
“Method of treatment of calcined aortic stenosis № 111928”,
“Method of closing the ventricular septal defect № 95877”,
“Method of myocardial protection during coronary artery bypass graft surgery for fibrillation № 69580”,
“Method of plastics of tricuspid heart valve № 67333”,
“Method of thrombendarterectomy from the branch of the pulmonary artery № 67332”.

Full member of the All-Ukrainian Association of Cardiothoracic, Endovascular Surgery and Transplantology