Department of Surgery
Up to the 60-ies of the XXth century, 4 departments and 5 courses were managed directly by the administration of the Institute and its educational units. Surgery Faculty and Dean’s office were founded in 1963 and comprised 10 departments and 5 surgical courses. The Faculty consists of 15 departments. The Faculty is the largest one at the Academy and manages the work on advanced training and retraining courses for surgeons and dentists.
Due to the rise in modern achievements of high-technology healthcare and possibilities of additional professional development, there have been changes in the staff of the department. Thus, in 2013, the Department of Transplantology was founded on the basis of the Department of Cardiosurgery; in 2014, the Department of Plastic Surgery and Combustiology was founded by the merging of two courses of plastic surgery and combustiology.
The academic teaching staff of the Faculty (112 specialists - on full-time basis and 24 - on a part-time basis) is represented by 136 specialists, including 28 Doctors of Medical Sciences and 77 Candidates of Medical Sciences.
Honored doctors of Belarus, - an academician Y.P.Ostrovski and professor A.V.Vorobei are working at the Faculty.
Annually, the Faculty holds about 300 advanced training and retraining courses in accordance with the needs of the practical healthcare, which are attended by more than 5000 listeners.