Department of general and abdominal surgery ARTMED MRC

Department of general and abdominal surgery “ARTMED” MRC

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Arthur M. Sahakyan

Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor

Arthur M. Sahakyan

Arthur M. Sahakyan was born in 1952 in Leninakan.

In 1975, he graduated from the Faculty of Medicine at Yerevan State Medical Institute.

From 1975 to 1978, he was a surgeon-oncologist in the inter-zonal oncologic dispensary in Leninakan.

From 1978 to 1981, he was a postgraduate trainee at the N.N. Petrov Scientific Research Institute of Oncology, USSR Ministry of Health, where in 1981 he defended his Candidate's dissertation on "The Choice of Surgical Intervention Size in Patients with Bone and Soft Tissue Sarcomas of the Upper Extremities”.

During 1981-1996, he worked in the department of general and abdominal cancer OSC MH RA as a junior research worker and since 1986 as a senior research worker.

In 1993, he defended his doctoral dissertation on "Modern Aspects of the Surgical Treatment of Cancer on the Cardio-esophageal Junction”.

During 1996-1997, he was the Head of Surgical Service at the Ministry of Internal Affairs Hospital.

During 1997-1999, he was the Head of the General Surgery and Endocrinology department at Erebuni Medical Center.

During 1999-2002 , he was the Head of the Abdominal Oncology Department at the OSC MH RA

During 2002-2004, he was the Head of the Reconstructive Surgery Department at the St. Nerses Mets Medical Center.

From 2004 to May 2009, he was the Curator of Surgical Service and the Head of the General Surgery department at the "Kanaker-Zeytun” Medical Center.

Since June 2009, he is the Head of the General and Abdominal Surgery department in at “ArtMed” MRC.

Since 2006, he is also the Head Surgeon for the city of Yerevan.

Since 1989, he has been teaching at the Department of Oncology of Yerevan State Medical University, where he is a professor. He is a member of the Specialized Scientific Council of YSMU, Surgical Association of Armenian surgery XXI and Union of Professionals. He has more than 120 scientific publications on the various aspects of oncology; he leads research topics related to the surgical treatment of oncological diseases. He is actively busy with development new techniques, e.g in the improvement of the surgical treatment of cancer of the esophagus, stomach, biliary zone, liver, pancreas, colon, rectum, breast, in the application of the technique of the intestinal reservoir after major surgery intervention in the abdominal cavity and its efficiency; in the one-row suture methods in the formation of anastomosis; in the use os synthetic mesh in repairing large ventral hernias.


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