Pavlodar Doctors Improvement Faculty was established in 1984. Candidate of medical sciences, Assoc. Prof. A.B. Burshakbayev was the first Head of the Faculty. Departments of Therapy, Pediatrics, Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine were established in 1984. From 1984 to 1998, Assoc. Prof. N. P. Tkachenko was the Head of the Department of Therapy. Assoc. Professors A.G. Petayeva, U.A. Idrisov, E.A. Beisembayev, B.G. Kupryakov, Assistants L.K. Bolshakova, B.A. Tukumbayeva, S.M. Dyusenova, V.T. Morozova, N.P. Zhuravleva, B.K. Naukenova, M.A. Akhmetov, K.M. Koshumbayev, N.E. Aidargaliyeva worked at the department at that time. Assoc. Prof. S.H. Hamzin was the Head of the Department of Pediatrics. Since 2005, Dr. Habil. G.A. Zhaksylykova has been working as the head of the department. Assoc. Prof. D.P. Chuchupalov, B.Y. Vinogradov, c.m.s. N.K. Sagimbayeva, S.E. Bulekbayeva, Assistants A.M. Kuzekov, O.R. Merc and A.S. Kozhanova were the members of the department. Dr. Habil., Professor G.V. Homeriki was the first Head of the Department of Surgery. From 1998, Dr. Habil., Prof. V.T. Storozhuk became the head of the department. Assoc. Prof. K.K. Nikolenko, U. Alniyazov, c.m.s. V.T. Storozhuk, A.F. Dekker, I.I. Voroncov, M.T. Amrenov, B.I. Mironov, S.B. Smakov and N.N. Maslyakov worked at the department. In 1984, Assoc. Prof. K.A. Ogloblin was the Head of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Assoc. Prof. M.A. Shramkevich, Assistants T.N. Kornienko, T.Y. Voronko, N.C. Lim and R.Z. Shpakova worked at the department. From 1987 to 1990, Assoc. Prof. R.Z. Shpakova was the head of the department. Candidate of medical sciences P.D. Chuchupalov, Assistants N.K. Mukhamedzhanova, V.F. Fattahova and A.S. Kidraliyeva worked at the department at that time. G.K. Tulegenova was the head of the department from 1991 to 2003. In different periods, Assoc. Prof. O.G. Ogai and Prof. A.H. Mustafin were the Heads of the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine. Assoc. Prof. A.B. Baigaliyev, Assistants D.U. Mamyrov, V.L. Egoshin and T.S. Tapbergenov worked at the department.

In 2002, medical faculty of Semipalatinsk State Medical Academy was established. Then, in 2002, it was reorganized into the Pavlodar branch of Semey State Medical University, where students from Pavlodar region study.

From 2002 to 2007. Dr. Habil. Timur Salavatovich Tapbergenov was the Head of SSMU Pavlodar branch. From 2007 to 2016, it was headed by Dr. Habil., Prof. Sagit Baimukhanovich Imangazinov. From 2002 to 2012, there were eight classes: 11 students in 2005 and 206 in 2012.

Since February 2016, Dr. Habil., Prof. Ernar Karimkhanovich Kairkhanov has been heading SSMU PB.

He graduated from Semey State Medical University in 1992. He served as junior doctor at the Department of Surgery of Pavlodar City Hospital in 1993.

In 2007, he defended his candidate’s thesis. In 2008, he was appointed the Head of the Department of Surgery of Pavlodar City Hospital. In 2012, by the decision of the Committee for Control in Education and Science, he was awarded the title “Holder of Habilitation degree in Medicine”. From 2012 to 2016, he was the Head of the Department of Surgery #2 of SSMU PB. In 2013, he was awarded the title “Professor of SSMU”. He is an author of 70 publications, including 3 monographs and study guide “HIV infection and mattery surgical diseases”.

The SSMU Pavlodar branch trains medical health professionals in “General Medicine” specialty, as well as conducts retraining and refresher courses for physicians. It should be noted that all prevention and treatment facilities of Pavlodar city are clinical sites of SSMU PB.

Together with practical healthcare, there have been developed and introduced into the practice three rationalization proposals, methodic of carotid artery surgery, endovascular embolization of vessels in hysteromyoma and liver metastasis. Master classes for mastering and introducing the following surgeries were held: Endoscopic Проведены мастер –классы по освоению и внедрению операций: Nissen endoscopic fundoplication in hiatal hernia and enterectomy.

Six employees of SSMU PB are accredited independent experts of Pavlodar Association of Independent Experts. Consultative Center for at-risn pregnant women, new mothers and women in childbirth was established at the premises of Public Preventive Center.

Today, there are 461 students studying at SSMU PB (332 interns, 122 residents and 7 master’s degree students). There are 13 residency specialties and 5 departments at SSMU Pavlodar branch. In 2017, specialty “Ophthalmology, including child” was internationally accredited for 5 years.

Department of Surgery №1

C.M.S. Olga Grigoryevna Tashtemirova – Head of the Department. She is Board Certified in Surgery. .

Faculty members – 12, including those who have academic degree or title – 66,7%

Clinical sites of the department: G. Sultanov Regional Clinical Hospital, City Hospital #1 and #3, Regional Oncologic Dispensary, Cardiologic Center, Regional Child Hospital, Perinatal Center. Specialties: Residency – “Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine”, “Traumatology and Orthopedics, including child” and “Oncology”.

Department of Surgery, Obstetrics, Gynecology and Pediatrics

C.M.S. Gulzhanat Yertayevna Dzhakova – Head of the Department. She is Board Certified in Surgery.

Faculty members – 10, including those who have academic degree or title – 30%.

Clinical sites: Pavlodar Regional Children Hospital, Pavlodar Policlinic #4, Pavlodar Regional Perinatal Center, City Hospital #1 and #3, Pavlodar Regional Onologic Disensary. Specialties: “Obstetrics and Gynecology, including Children”, “Pediatrics” and “Pediatrics Surgery”.

Department of GMP and Therapy

C.M.S. Bakhytzhan Erkenovna Kenenbayeva – Head of the Department. She is Board Certifed in Therapy.

Faculty members – 11, including those who have academic degree or title – 67%

Clinical sites: Policlinic #3, G. Sultanov Regional Clinical Hospital, City Hospital #1 and #3, Regional Infectious Diseases, Regional Dermatovenerologic Dispensary and Pavlodar Regional Psychoneurological Dispensary. Specialties: “Psychiatrics” and “Endocrinology, including children”.

Department of Internal Diseases

Murat Kapanovich Makatov – Head of the Department, Therapist.

Faculty members – 5, including those who have academic degree or title – 78%

Clinical sites: City Hospital #3, Regional Antituberculosis Dispensary, Pavlodar Regional Cardiologic Center. Specialties: “Cardiology, including children” and “Neuropathology, including children”.

Department of Special Subjects

C.M.S. Zhanar Amangeldinovna Zhagiparova – Head of the Department, allergologist-immunologist.

Faculty members – 12, including those who have academic degree or title – 75%

Clinical sites: Republican Scientific-Practical Center of Medical-Sanitary Issues, Pavlodar Regional Cardiologic Center, G. Sultanov Regional Clinical Hospital, City Hospital #1, 2, 3 and #5. Specialties: “Radiodiagnosis”, “Ophthalmology, including children”, “Urology and andrology, including children”, “Medicine” and “Public Health”.

Honored Teachers

Panu Ilyasovna Kakenova – candidate of medical sciences, Honored Professor, Board Certified in Surgery. She graduated from Semipalatinsk State Medical University in 1959. She competed her postgraduate studies at the Department of General Surgery of Semipalatinsk State Medical Institute in 1964. In 1972, she defended her candidate’s thesis. She is an author of over 70 scientific papers and three study guides. She annually improves her medical knowledge and skills by attending international conferences, symposiums and congresses. She was repeatedly awarded the Diplomas of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Diplomas and Certificates of Semipalatinsk State Medical University.

Sagit Baimukhanovich Imangazinov – Doctor Habilitated, Professor of the Department of Surgery #1. He graduated Semipalatinsk State Medical Institute in 1986. He is Board Certified in Surgery. From 2007 to 2016, he was the Director of SSMU Pavlodar Branch. Since 2016, he has been working as the Professor of the Department of Surgery #1. He is an Author of 304 scientific papers, 11 monographs and 9 inventions. 2 PhD and 3 master’s theses have been defended under the auspices of S.B. Imangazinov. He is editorial board member of “Valeology”, “Astana”, “PSU Messenger” and “Botash-Pavlodar” journals.

Amankeldy Baigaliyevich Baigaliyev – Candidate of Medical Sciences, Assoc. Prof., Anesthesiologist.

He graduated from Semipalatinsk State Medical Institute in 1968. He defended his candidate’s thesis in 1984. In different periods, he served as the Dean of Medical and Physicians Development Faculty. Since 2012, he has been working as an Assoc. Prof. at the Department of Surgery #1. He is an author of 55 scientific papers and 1 monograph. He is a holder of an authorship certificate for invention and introduction, and 4 rationalization proposals. In 2013, he published practice guideline “Basics of the modern acupuncture”.

Erken Asanovich Beisembayev – Doctor Habilitated, Professor. He defended his PhD thesis. He is an author of 228 scientific papers, 19 books, including first in USSR textbook for medical institutions “Immune deficiency state” (1992), guideline for physicians “immune- recreation therapy” (2003), two-volume guideline “Immune-rehabilitation in acute and chronic infections” (1997), book “Recuperation is cooperation of a patient and a doctor. How serious patients become healthy people”, textbook “Clinical immunology and allergology” (2005).