Department for surgical treatment of patients with cerebral perfusion lesions

Surgical Services:

  • open surgery and endovascular procedures
  • carotid arteries 
  • vertebral arteries
  • subclavian arteries
  • brachiocephalic trunk

Year of foundation: 1983 (first the group among surgery for magistral arteries, 15 City Clinical Hospital), from 1987 – official department status. 

Department Stuff:

Darvish Nidal Ahmed Muhammed Ahmed

head of department


laureate of the Bakulev premie for the mayor contribution to the surgery of the brachiocephal arteries

Eseneev Mussa Feliksovich

deputy head of department

Mollaev Elmurza Biysoltanovich


Gvetadze Irakliy Avtandilovich

PhD, surgeon

Ozolinsh Artur Arturovich

PhD, surgeon

Valieva Ramilya Rafikovna


Svetlova Nataliya Yur’evna

ultrasound diagnost

Remarkable (prominent, outstanding) persons: 

Founder – Burakovsky V.I., MD, Academic; general director of Center Bokeria L.A., MD, Academic; first chief of dep. (1983-1987) 

Grozovsky Yu.L., MD; 2nd chief (1987-1990) Kuperberg E.B. Ph.D., 3rd chief (1990-2012) 

Pirtchalaishvili Z.K., MD; surgeon and scientist 

Lavrent’ev A.V., MD.

Department perform diagnostics of patients with brachiocephal pathology, multifocal atherosclerosis, using ultrasound diagnostics, functional diagnostics, functional stress tests, x-ray contrast vessel diagnostics (angiography, coronarography) tomography of the brain;

Surgery on carotid arteries, vertebral arteries, subclavian arteries, brachiocephalic trunk, open surgery and endovascular surgery.

Consultations of patients after stroke, with high risk of stroke, vascular diseases.

  • Dizziness, vertigo, speech disturbance (alalia, dysphasia, disartria), transient visual disorders, (amavrosus fugax, lost of visual fields), episodes of weakness, hipesthesia, anesthesia of hand, leg, limbs on the one side (right or left limbs)
  • Age over 50 years
  • Male
  • Hypertension
  • High cholesterol, obesity, overweight
  • Smoking
  • Coronary artery disease (angina pectoris, myocardial infarction in the past)
  • Periferial artery disease, surgery on the leg arteries previously

Diagnostics: Ultrasound duplex scan of the brachiocephal arteries

Review data in 2016:

  • Hospitalized 868;
  • in hospital 9,0 days.
  • Surgery: 438 operations in the department and 107 in other departments of the Centre.