History of the department

The Department of Hospital Surgery was established in 1993 on the basis of the Bukhara Regional Clinical Hospital. In 1997, with the addition of the departments of Hospital and Faculty Surgery, it was renamed the Department of “Surgical Diseases”. From the day of the department’s formation until 2021, the head of the department was Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor Akhmedov Rakhmat Makhmudovich.

doctor of medical sciences, professor Akhmedov Rakhmat Makhmudovich (head of the department 1993-2021), honorary member of the Albert Schweitzer international medical academy.

Over the past time, the following have worked at the department: Ph.D. S.R.Amirov, B.Y.Makliev, J.M.Safarov, M.I.Amonov, M.I.Atavullaev, I.G.Malkiev, S.H.Khaetov, L.M.Nazhmiddinov, T.A.Askarov.

In 2005, the department joined the courses of Anesthesiology and resuscitation, as well as Urology, where Ph.D., Associate Professor Z.R.Zikrillaev, Ph.D., Associate Professor S.S.Gaffarov, Ph.D., Associate Professor O.S.Eshonov worked. 

Since the organization of the department until today, 2 professors, 6 associate professors, 12 assistants and 5 laboratory assistants have worked at the department.

Since the 2017-2018 academic year, the department has been renamed “Faculty and Hospital Surgery, Urology”, in connection with the addition of the course of Anesthesiology and resuscitation to another department. 

Scientific directions of the department:

1) Study of the features of the course and treatment of various surgical diseases in adverse environmental conditions.

2) Introduction of new methods and improvement of treatment of diabetic foot syndrome.

3) Introduction of modern innovative methods of treatment of surgical diseases of the chest, abdominal cavity and thyroid gland.

Over the past time, under the guidance of Professor R.M.Akhmedov, 9 PhD theses (Sh.Kh.Khaetov, Zh.M.Safarov, Z.T.Saidakhmedova, A.K.Abdullaev, B.Z.Hamdamov, K.U.Gaziev, U.B.Ochilov, T.S.Komilov, U.B.Sharipov, B.B.Muazzamov) and 2 doctoral theses (B.B.Safoev, B.Z.Hamdamov) have been successfully defended.

         Over the past 5 years, the staff of the department has published 4 textbooks, more than 50 textbooks, 15 monographs. To date, over 200 scientific articles have been published at the department and 7 patents have been obtained.        

In the course of lectures, 16 educational films and 28 multimedia manuals are used. More than 50% of practical classes are conducted using interactive methods.

The staff of the department actively participates with reports in International, republican and regional scientific and practical events, as well as joint actions with the Regional Health Department, provide practical assistance in the primary health care of district medical associations. Since 2021, the Department of “Faculty and Hospital Surgery, Urology” is headed by Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor Bakhtiyor Zarifovich Hamdamov.