• PRESS RELEASE: Kyiv Global Surgery Congress ’17 will be held on November 22-23 in Kyiv

PRESS RELEASE: Kyiv Global Surgery Congress ’17 will be held on November 22-23 in Kyiv


Kyiv​ September 18, 2017​  


Kyiv Global Surgery Congress '17 will be held on November 22-23, 2017 in Kyiv. The main idea of this event is the formation of the largest international discussion platform in Ukraine that unites Ukrainian surgeons from all over the world in the field of urgent, traumatic military surgery. Forum’s Organizer — Medical Center “VALIKHNOVSKI SURGERY INSTITUTE”, Co-organizer — A7 CONFERENCES.

Forum venue: SE National Cultural-Art and Museum Complex "Mystetskyi Arsenal" 10-12, Lavrska str, Kyiv, 01010, Ukraine.

For the first time in Ukraine, Kyiv Global Surgery Congress’17 will show the unique experience of Ukrainian surgeons from the frontline. In the frame of the congress, the presentation of the European protocols and standards of surgical care will be held, as well as the presentation of Ukraine's experience as headliner and trendsetter of military surgery in Europe and the world. The event will present the highest level of speakers, among which there will be only professors and doctors of sciences from 12 countries of the world.

The uniqueness of the event is that foreign surgeons-practitioners who have Ukrainian roots will visit the congress. For the first time, they will meet together at the Kyiv Global Surgery Congress to share the experience.

Rostislav Valikhnovski, Founder of Medical Center “VALIKHNOVSKI SURGERY INSTITUTE”; Vice President of Ukrainian Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons, Initiator and organizer of the congress, an honored doctor of Ukraine noted: “I am convinced that it is high time to gather the best Ukrainian surgeons who work worldwide, especially those who care about the future of medicine and in particular about the surgery of Ukraine, as well as about the health of each of us. Our country is experiencing some of the most complicated times in its history — an armed conflict in eastern Ukraine continues, diseases are increasing and life expectancy is decreasing. The main purpose of the congress is the exchange of experience and the practical use of modern world standards of surgery care in peace and war times”.

Kyiv Global Surgery Congress’17 provides the following sections for discussion:

  • Neurosurgery, ophthalmology
  • Maxillo Facial Surgery, Stomatology
  • Endocrine surgery
  • Thoracic surgery
  • Cardiosurgery
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Pelvic Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Microsurgery and Reconstructive Surgery


In the framework of the congress, a special roundtable will be held with foreign investors that are interested in helping the surgery sector of Ukraine. Forum visitors will receive 100% interactive content, including online live streaming from the operating rooms and will be able to personally hear from leading experts about the current news of Ukrainian surgery.

Among the Forum speakers are: Andriy Kopchak, PhD, director of the Dental Medical Center at the Bogomolets University; Igor Fedirko, PhD, Head of the Clinic of Maxillofacial Surgery and Dentistry Main Military Clinical Hospital of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine Honored Doctor of Ukraine, Colonel of Medical Service; Ilya Yemets, Director of The Scientific and Practical Medical Center of Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine. Minister of healthcare (2010-2011); Vitaliy Tsimbalyuk, President of the Medical Sciences of Ukraine, Chief Neurosurgeon; Konstantin Kopchak, PhD, Leading researcher National Cancer Institute; Leonid Kogan, MD, PhD, Head of Plastic Surgery and Burns Department, Galilee Medical Center, Israel; Serhiy Baido, PhD. Oncologist. Surgeon. Deputy Head Physician for Surgery. LISOD; David Kakiashvili, Director of Urologic Oncology, Chief of Robotic Surgery. Vice Chairman of the Department of Urology at Rambam Health Care Campus in Haifa, Israel; Oleksandr Stakhovsky, Senior Researcher, Department of Oncology. National Cancer Institute; Artem Zelinsky, Head of the Department of Tumors of the Gastrointestinal Tract, Kharkiv Regional Clinical Cancer Center; Janindra Warusavitarne, Consultanting Colorectal Surgeon, St Mark’s Hospital, London, Honorary Senior Lecturer, Imperial College, Great Britain; Vasilii Drobot, MD, Consultant General Surgery, Breast Surgery and Breast Reconstructive Microsurgery, Galilee Medical Center, Israel; Alon Ben Nun, Professor, MD, PhD, Head of Thoracic Surgery Department, Sheba medical Center, ISRAEL; Oleksandr Voznyak, Candidate of Medical Sciences, Head of the Center for Neurosurgery, Feofania Clinical hospital; Vice President of the Ukrainian Association of Neurosurgeons; Stefan Fichtner-Feigl, Medical Director of the Department of General and Visceral Surgery at the Medical Center University of Freiburg; Andriy Konyukh, Business Development Manager Nanobot Medical Animation Studio; Josef S Watfah, Consultant General, Emergency, Laparoscopic Surgeon, London North West Healthcare NHS Trust, Great Britain; Volodymyr Nehoduiko, Chief of the Operation Department; Lieutenant Colonel of the Medical Service, Candidate of Medical Sciences; Andrew Smith, Consultanting Colorectal and General Surgeon, Defence Medical Group South West, Great Britain and others.

The event program and registration details at www.a7conf.com/kgsc/en

Forum’s Organizer — Medical Center “VALIKHNOVSKI SURGERY INSTITUTE”, Co-organizer — A7 CONFERENCES. HR Partner — HeadHunter Ukraine. General Radio Partner — Radio Golos Stolytsi. Exclusive Business Media Partner — “Business” magazine. Media partners — MedExpert, Likar.info, PharmaNet, Apostrophe, iPress, Publishing house “Professional Editions”, medical newspaper “Health of Ukraine”. Supported by Kyiv Post, Obozrevatel, Medcenter, Medicina.ua, Likarni.ua, Doctora.ua, Era radio, MedDovidka.

Media accreditation by tel.: +38 044 227 27 77, +38 063 145 87 35, anna@a7-group.com

(Contact person: Anna-Veronika Krasnopolska).