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Surgeons (plastic) - Artavazd B. Sahakyan

Plastic Surgeon
MD, PhD, Associate professor
Manager of the University Hospital №1 of the YSMU after M. Heratsi, Head phisician of reconstructive Microsurgery and Plastic Surgery Department, Head of the Plastic Reconstructive Surgery and Microsurgery University Center
Abovyan 58, Yerevan 0025, Armenia
(+37410) 563 751
(+37491) 413 339

In 1975 he graduated from YSMI.

In 1976 he was Medical Military Service senior lieutenant in the reserve.

During 1982-1984 completed clinical residency at the Institute of Surgery after Mikaelyan, in the Department of Microsurgery and Plastic Surgery

In 1989 at Moscow Surgical Center has got a Certification of Doctor of Medicine
Medical practice
Since 1977 to 1982 he worked in Dnipropetrovsk (Ukraine).

Since 1982 to 1996 he worked in Scientific Center of Surgery after A.Mikayelyan.v Since 1985 he was the head of Republican Center of Microsurgery and the main specialist on Microsurgery of MH Arm. SSR.

Since 1989 he was a senior researcher, candidate of Medical Sciences, associate professor.

Since 1990 to 1992 he took part in evacuation and treatment of the wounded in self-defense battles of Ararat (Yeraskh), Noyemberyan and Meghri.

Since 1990 he voluntarily makes business trips to NKR.

In Central Military Clinic of Stepanakert he rendered medical aid to hundreds of patients, wounded fighting men-liberators and to peaceful inhabitants, he was in charge of treatment of patients with critical injuries of face and extremities. He delivered medicines and charitable assistance to NKR.

Since 1992 he is the head of Republican Center of Plastic Surgery and simultaneously in 1996 he founded and headed the chair of Surgery and Microsurgery of YSMU after M.Heratsi.

Since 1996 he was the director of Municipal Hospital N1.
Since 1995 to 1999 he was a deputy of the National Assembly of RA.

Since 1997 he was a member of the commission at the President of RA. on treatment of fighting-men-liberators

Since 1996 to 1998 he was the chief of Health Care and social protection administration of Yerevan City Hall.

Since 1998 to 2008 he was the chairman of the Society of Plastic Surgeons of Armenia.

He is one of the founders of Surgery and Microsurgery in RA.

He is a member of the societies of plastic surgeons of France, Georgia and Russia
He passed improvement courses in the clinics of plastic surgery and microsurgery of Russia, France, Germany, Switzerland and the USA.

He is the founder of Armenian Microsurgery.

For the first time in Armenia he carried out an operation on finger transplantation.

Scientific – research works
The subjects of the scientific works are injuries of extremities, reconstruction of different parts of the body and face, treatment of bullet wounds.
He was awarded with the Medals after M.Heratsi and "For courage" NKR, with Prime-Minister of RA and Nansen Medals.

He is an honorable citizen of Tavush region.
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