Davit O. Abrahamyan

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Surgeon (plastic)
Speciality
Hand & Plastic Surgeon. Trauma-Orthopedic Service, “Arabkir” Joint Medical Center.
Wigmore Clinic.
Position
Arabkir JMC. 30 Mamikonyants str., 0014, Yerevan, Armenia, Wigmore Clinic. 56 Pushkin str., 0002, Yerevan, Armenia
Address
(+374) 010 23 80 89*1209 Արաբկիր ԲՀ
(+374) 012 345 678 Ուիգմոր Քլինիք
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Scientific Degree

MD, PhD

Education

1996-2002
Medical Department, YSMU. Yerevan, Armenia. Red Diploma with Honour, Ruben Yolyan Honoured Scholar Student
2002-2005
Residency, Department of Plastic Reconstructive Microsurgery, YSMU. Yerevan, Armenia

Trainings

2002
Hand Therapy & Upper Extremity Splinting, Clinique du Parc (Lyon) and Hand Reeducation Center (Grenoble), France
2005-2006
FSSH Fellowship in Hand Surgery, Clinique du Parc (Lyon), Bichat Hospital (Paris), Hand Surgery Center (Nancy), France
2011
Intraoperative Neuromonitoring, Salem Hirslanden Hospital (Bern), University Hospital (Zurich) and Schulthess clinic (Zurich), Switzerland

Specialization

Plastic Reconstructive Microsurgery

Marital Status

Married with 3 children

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Medical Practice

2000-2002
Anesthetist, Yerevan Clinical Maternity Home №4. Yerevan, Armenia
2004-2005
Senior Lab Assistant, Department of Plastic Reconstructive Microsurgery, YSMU. Yerevan, Armenia
2006-2008
Military Medical Service, Vazgen Sargsyan Military Institute. Yerevan, Armenia
Since 2009
Consulting Hand & Plastic Surgeon, Trauma-Orthopedic Service, “Arabkir” Joint Medical Center. Yerevan, Armenia
Since 2012
Neuromonitoring specialist, Arabkir JMC, Erebouni MC, University Hospital No 1, Astghik MC. Yerevan, Armenia
Since 2013
Clinical Coordinator, Neonatal Brachial Palsy Screening, “Arabkir” Joint Medical Center. Yerevan, Armenia
Since 2015
Medical Writing Team Lead, "FMD KL Europe" CRO (Contract Research Organization). Yerevan, Armenia
Since 2017
Hand & Plastic Surgeon, Neuromonitoring specialist. Wigmore Clinic. Yerevan, Armenia

Professional activity

- Congenital hand differences (anomalies)
- Neonatal (obstetric) brachial palsy
- Nerve tunnel syndrome
- Tendon inflammation, injuries
- Skin lesions, scars
- Intraoperative neuromonitoring
- Hand splinting
- Safety of clinical trials
- Medical writing

Publications

Since 2000
About 80 publications, including 1 chapter and 10 articles cited in PubMed.
2016
Khojabaghyan Z, Pshenisnov K, Abrahamyan D, Afonina E, Vinnik S. Cold Intolerance Severity Score (CISS-R): cross-cultural adaptation and validation of the Russian translation. Materials of the VI All-Russian Congress of the Society of Hand Surgeons, 2-3 Jun 2016, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, p. 110-111 [Russian]
2016
Khojabaghyan Z, Pshenisnov K, Abrahamyan D, Vinnik S. Surgical management of distal phalangeal injuries of fingers. [Voprosy Rekonstruktivnoy i Plasticheskoy Khirurgii], Tomsk, Russia. №1(56), 2016. p. 74-92 [Russian]
2015/2016
Abrahamyan D. Brachial plexus birth palsy neonatal screening. [Aroghjapahutyun], Yerevan, Armenia, IV 2015/I 2016. p. 40-41 [Armenian]
2015
Bernardon L, Gazarian A, Petruzzo P, Packham T, Guillot M, Guigal V, Morelon E, Pan H, Dubernard JM, Rizzo C, Feugier P, Streichenberger T, Bincaz L, Urien JP, Mezzadri G, Rousselon T, Plotard F, Seulin C, Braye F, Mojallal A, Herzberg G, Kanitakis J, Abrahamyan D, Kay S, Badet L. Bilateral hand transplantation: Functional benefits assessment in five patients with a mean follow-up of 7.6 years (range 4-13 years). Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery, Oxford, UK. Vol. 68, №9, 2015. p. 1171-1183
2014
Sahakyan M, Abrahamyan D. Botulinotherapy in the rehabilitation treatment of neonatal (birth) brachial plexus palsy. Materials of the Conference of Pediatricians of Armenia, 24-25 Oct 2014, Yerevan, Armenia, p. 149-152 [Armenian]
2014
Momjyan K, Ghazaryan L, Danielyan H, Abrahamyan D. Surgical treatment of idiopathic scoliosis. Issues in the Theoretical and Clinical Medicine, Yerevan, Armenia. Suppl. №5(89), 2014. p. 71-73 [Russian]
2014
Gazarian A, Koloyan G, Sahakyan M, Sukhudyan B, Abrahamyan D. Implementation of modern approach in the management of neoanatal (obstetric) brachial palsy in Armenia. Materials of the VI Congress of Traumatologists and Orthopedic Surgeons of Armenia with International Participation, 22-25 May 2014, Yerevan, Armenia. p. 127-129 [Russian]
2014
Aebi M, Koloyan G, Stockli E, Antaranyan A, Momjyan K, Abrahamyan D. Multimodal Intraoperative Neuromonitoring: a method of enhancement of safety during the spinal surgeries. Materials of the VI Congress of Traumatologists and Orthopedic Surgeons of Armenia with International Participation, 22-25 May 2014, Yerevan, Armenia. p. 104-106 [Russian]
2008
Galoyan A, Sarkissian J, Chavushyan V, Meliksetyan I, Avagyan Z, Poghosyan M, Vahradyan H, Mkrtchian H, Abrahamyan D. Neuroprotection by hypothalamic peptide proline-rich peptide–1 in Aβ25–35 model of Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s & Dementia, Rockville, USA. Vol. 4, №5, 2008. p. 332-344
2008
Abrahamyan D, Gazarian A, Braillon P. Estimation of stature and length of limb seg-ments in children and adolescents from whole-body dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry scans. Pediatric Radiology, Birmingham, UK. Vol. 38, 2008. p. 311-315
2007
Sarkissian J, Chavushyan V, Meliksetyan I, Poghosyan M, Avakyan Z, Voskanyan A, Mkrtchian H, Kamenetsky V, Abrahamyan D. Protective effect of Naja naja oxiana cobra venom in rotenone-induced model of Parkinson’s disease: electrophysiological and histochemical analysis. The New Armenian Medical Journal, Yerevan. Vol. 1, №1, 2007. p. 52-64
2007
Gazarian A, Abrahamyan D. Hand allograft in agenesic newborn: feasibility study. Annales de Chirurgie Plastique Esthétique, Paris, France. Vol. 52, 2007. p. 451-458 [French]
2007
Gazarian A, Abrahamyan D, Petruzzo P, Kanitakis J, Guigal V, Garret J, Rizzo C, Durand PY, Fredenucci JF, Streichenberger T, Parmentier H, Galewicz T, Guillot M, Sirigu A, Burloux G, Morelon E, Braye F, Badet L, Martin X, Dubernard JM, Eljaafari A. Hand allografts: experience from Lyon team. Annales de Chirurgie Plastique Esthétique, Paris, France. Vol. 52, 2007. p. 424-435 [French]
2007
Galoyan A, Sarkissian J, Chavushyan V, Avakyan Z, Meliksetyan I, Voskanyan A, Mkrtchian H, Poghosyan M, Gevorkyan A, Avetisyan Z, Abrahamyan D. Protective effects of the proline-rich peptides (PRP-1, PRP-3) on the activity of the spinal cord neurons under the snake venoms Naja naja oxiana & Vipera lebetina obtusa intoxication. Neurochemical Journal, Moscow, RF. Vol. 24, №4, 2007. p. 335-346
2006
Gevorgyan A, Abrahamyan D, Yaghjyan G. Translation and cross-cultural adaptation of the Eastern Armenian and Russian versions of the Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder & Hand outcome measure. Journal of Hand Surgery [Am], Rosemont, USA. Vol. 31, №9, 2006. p. 1550-1551
2006
Abrahamyan D, Gazarian A. “Auto-terminolateral” neurorrhaphy. Preliminary report. Chirurgie de la Main, Paris, France. Vol. 25, №5, 2006. p. 260
2006
Sarkissian J, Galoyan A, Chavushyan E, Meliksetyan I, Avakyan Z, Voskanyan A, Poghosyan M, Abrahamyan D, Gevorgyan A, Avetisyan Z. Comparative morpho-functional study of protective effects of snake venoms Naja naja oxiana and Vipera lebetina obtusa in neirodegeneration of central and peripheral origin following sciatic nerve transection. Neurochemical Journal, Moscow, Russia. Vol. 23, №4, 2006. p. 377-393 [Russian]
2006
Abrahamyan D. The effect of small doses of cobra venom on the outcome of microsurgical repair of the transected peripheral nerve: a morpho-functional study. Information Technologies and Management, Yerevan, Armenia. №2, 2006. p. 127-141 [Russian]
2006
Abrahamyan D. Improvement of peripheral nerve repair functional outcome using hypothalamic proline-rich neuropeptide Galarmin. Proceedings of NGF2006 Conf. “Nerve growth factor & related neurotrophic factors: from laboratory to clinic”. 25-29 May 2006, Lyon, France. p. 135
2005
Sarkissian J, Yaghjyan G, Abrahamyan D, Chavushyan V, Meliksetyan I, Poghosyan M, Galoyan A. Acceleration of peripheral nerve regeneration by hypothalamic proline-rich peptide PRP-1 (Galarmin). [Annaly Plasticheskoy Rekonstructivnoy i Esteticheskoy Khirurgii], Moscow, Russia, №4, 2005. p. 19-30 [Russian]
2005
Galoyan A, Sarkissian JS, Chavushyan VA, Sulkhanyan RM, Avakyan ZE, Avetisyan ZA, Grigorian YKh, Abrahamyan D. Neuroprotective action of hypothalamic peptide PRP-1 at various time survivals following spinal cord hemisection. Neurochemical Research, New York, USA. №4, 2005. p. 507-525
2005
Galoyan A, Sarkissian J, Sulkhanyan R, Chavushyan V, Avetisyan Z, Avakyan Z, Gevorgyan A, Abrahamyan D, Grigorian Y. PRP-1 protective effect against central and peripheral neurodegeneration following n. ischiadicus transection. Neurochemical Research, New York, USA. №4, 2005. p. 487-505
2005
Yaghjyan G, Abrahamyan D, Gazarian A, Galewicz T. Express-splinting: essential part of upper extremity rehabilitation. Proc. IX Arm. Med. World Congress, 29 Jun – 2 Jul 2005, San Francisco, USA. p. 19
2005
Yaghjyan G, Abrahamyan D, Gevorgyan A. Cross-cultural adaptation of Armenian & Russian versions of the Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder & Hand (DASH) outcome measure. PRO Newsletter, Lyon, France. №34 (Spring Issue), 2005. p. 7-8

Conferences

Since 2000
Participated with oral and/or poster presentations in more than 20 scientific meetings in Armenia and abroad (Belgium, France, Russia, Switzerland, USA). Organized 5 seminars with invited faculties from France, Italy and USA.
2001
I (V) International Symposium “Issues of Microsurgery”. Moscow, Russia
2002
II Congress of Trauma & Orthopaedics of Armenia. Aghveran, Armenia
2002
XXXVIII Congress of FSSH. Paris, France
2003
Seminar “Hand Seminars”. Yerevan, Armenia – Organizing Committee
2003
II Young Medics’ International Conference. Yerevan, Armenia – Organizing Committee
2004
Invited faculty – Chris Arslanian, OT, Tucson, USA. Seminar “Outcome Research” – Organizing Committee. Yerevan, Armenia, 2004 [Outcome Research International, Tucson, USA]
2005
Introduction to Evidence-Based Medicine. Yerevan, Armenia
2005
IX Armenian Medical World Congress. San Francisco, USA
2005
XLI Congress of FSSH. Paris, France
2006
XXIX Congress of Group of Advancement in Microsurgery (GAM). Brussels, Belgium
2006
Conference NGF2006 “NGF & Related Neurotrophic Factors: From Laboratory to Clinic”. Lyon, France
2006
Symposium Nancéien “Hand Surgery, Microsurgery, Arthroscopic or Miniinvasive Surgery”. Nancy, France
2006
General Assembly of « Association d’Etude et d’Aide aux Enfants Amputés » (ASSEDEA), Lyon, France
2007
II International Medical Congress of Armenia. Yerevan, Armenia
2008
Scientific Meeting of Armenian Association of Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeons. Yerevan, Armenia
2009
ICF Consensus Conference on Hand Conditions. Nottwil, Switzerland
2011
Invited faculty – Robert Schenck, MD and Paula Galaviz, PT, Chicago, USA. Seminar “Hand Clinic” – Organizing Committee. Yerevan, Armenia, 2011 [Vargas Mission, American Association for Hand Surgery, USA]
2013
Brachial Plexus Surgery Symposium, Narakas Club. Montreux, Switzerland
2013
Invited faculty – Alain Gilbert, MD, PhD, Paris, France. Seminar “Hand Clinic” – Organizing Committee. Yerevan, Armenia
2013
Invited faculty – Pierro Raimondi, MD, Milan, Italy. Seminar “Hand Clinic” – Organizing Committee. Yerevan, Armenia
2014
VI Congress of Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeons of Armenia with international participation, Yerevan, Armenia
2016
International Course "White Nights of Pediatric Hand Pathology". Saint-Petersburg, Russia

Scientific works

2004-2005
Research Fellow, Traumatology, Orthopedics, Burns and Radiology Center. Yerevan, Armenia
2005-2006
Charcot Fellowship in Hand Transplantation, University Claude Bernard Lyon 1. Lyon, France
2007
Defended thesis in ''Neuroprotective Effect of Immunomodulators in Conditions of Peripheral Nerve Complete Transection'' and received degree of Ph.D. (Candidate of Medical Sciences)
2008-2015
Leading Specialist, Scientific Research Department, Tonus-Les LLC. Yerevan, Armenia
2015-2017
Consulting Surgeon, ISTC Project A2151: Nuclear and mitochondrial genetic variants and molecular bases of mitochondrial OXPHOS diseases, Center of Medical Genetics of NAS RA, Yerevan, Armenia

Social activity

2002
Volunteer, “Land & Culture” benevolent organization: restoration of Armenian architectural monuments
2006
Volunteer, “Modus Vivendi” Center: solving the regional problems through International Law

Memberships

2016
Associate Member, International Society of Intraoperative Neurophysiology (ISIN)
2010
Member, The International Society for Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injury

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