In 1985, Eduard Kolesnikov graduated from Minsk State Medical Institute, Pediatrics Faculty.
From 1993 to 1996, he worked as a practitioner at Thoracic Unit of Minsk Pediatric Surgery Center.
In 1996, he defended his Candidate’s thesis entitled «Treatment of diaphragmatic hernia in children».
Since 2012, Eduard Kolesnikov has been working as an associate professor at the Department of Pediatric Surgery of BelMAPE.
He is an author of more than 20 scientific works. His publications are mainly devoted to pediatric thoracic surgery.