Head of Department

Brief Information about Department

Historically Regional Clinical Hospital (RCH) was founded on January 4, 1952 by order № 2 of Semipalatinsk Provincial Department of Health on the basis of Physical Institute, surgical and eye hospitals.

It’s first head and at the same time the first rector of the State Medical Institute of Semipalatinsk was appointed Vasily Bobov – health organizer, honored doctor of the Kazakh SSR.

In the 70’s the regional hospital became the largest multidisciplinary specialized clinic of the region. At that time the department of cardio-surgery was opened, the head of it was Y.P. Fonyakov. The head of the department was Yuriy  Kazantsev. Yuriy Kazantsev after graduating from Semipalatinsk state medical institute in 1961 was directed to Naulinsk hospital of Urjar district of Semipalatinsk region, where he worked as a surgeon till 1963. Then he was transferred to Semipalatinsk regional clinical hospital to surgical department as a resident. During the period of preparation for the opening of cardiac surgery department he was among the group of young specialists, who had undergone specialization in cardiac surgery, anesthesiology and resuscitation in Leningrad. In the initial period, heart surgeries were performed with the participation of Professor V.S. Sergievsky, who headed the Department of Cardiovascular Surgery of the SRC and ES named after A.N. Syzganov. Unfortunately, cardiac surgery did not develop properly in those years and in 1973 it was closed by the order of the USSR Ministry of Health.

On the basis of 25 beds department of cardiac surgery, according to the order of the Ministry of Health of the Kazakh SSR № 561 of 29.08.1972 there was opened the department of vascular surgery. Then there was a transitional period of development. The active specialists who worked in this period were cardiac surgeon, candidate of medical sciences, associate professor of the hospital surgery department Bessonov A.M., associate professor candidate of medical sciences surgeon Yagudin A.M. Since 1975, after surgical internship, worked as a resident, and then since 1984 as chief of vascular surgery department  Esen Masalimov. During this period, the final formation of vascular surgery occurred – operations on aorta and extracranial vessels, repeated reconstructive operations and operations on visceral branches of aorta, complex phlebologic operations were introduced, and the last operation on heart at that period, mitral commissurotomy was performed in 1996. Masalimov E.O. jointly with Bessonov A.M. Operations for congenital malformations of the main vessels, open arterial ductus and coarctation of the aorta, were performed before the period of opening of coronary surgery.

In 1994, due to the appointment of E.O. Masalimov as deputy director of Regional Clinical Hospital of Semey, the department was headed by Irlan Sagandikov . From that moment, along with development of vascular surgery, the work on revival of cardiac surgery in the hospital took place in the end of 90-s up to the middle of 2000-s, when there were master classes on open heart surgeries and preparation of material base, purchase of equipment for artificial circulation and instruments were carried out. In 2006, within the framework of State Program of Health Care Reform and Development for 2005-2010, on the basis of the Ministry of Health and the resolution of EKR akim, the hospital was transferred from the municipal property to the republican property, as structural subdivision of State Medical University (SMU) of Semey. The name of RCH was changed to Medical Center (MC) of Semey State Medical University (SMU).

On the order of the rector of SMU Tolebay Rakhypbekov (rector from 2007 to 2017) from 2009 began to implement a project to develop cardiac surgery in the Medical Center of Semey, the project manager was appointed Altay Dyusupov, the vice rector for development and organizational issues that time, MD, professor, angio-surgeon of the highest category, working in the department of vascular surgery since 2005. Bekzhan Bulanov, the graduate of SMU Semey, was attracted for the development of cardiac surgery from the National Scientific Cardiovascular Surgery Center of Astana, who began his work as a resident of the vascular surgery department of SMU Semey. Since 2009, in connection with the relocation of I.N. Sagandykov in Astana, the head of the department of vascular surgery became Bulanov B.S.

As part of the project on the development of cardiac surgery under the leadership of Dyusupov A.A., a lot of methodological and practical work has been done, from correspondence with the Ministry of Health and the Akimat of Abai Region, to training staff, purchasing all the necessary equipment, reconstruction of the service department of the Semey City Medical Center for cardiac surgery surgery and resuscitation. On the line of health care administration of EKR a great work was done on obtaining an angiograph, under which the X-ray endovascular laboratory was reconstructed and opened. The head of the X-ray endovascular laboratory was Ersyn Sabitov, attracted from the Republican Scientific Center of Emergency Medical Care of Astana, also a graduate of SMU Semey and who began his work as a resident of the vascular surgery department of SMU Semey.

On April 4, 2013 the project on development of cardiac surgery in the Medical Center of Semey city was successfully implemented, for the first time in the history of Semey city and the University a department of cardiovascular surgery, endovascular laboratory were opened, open heart surgery – aortocoronary bypass surgery under artificial circulation, coronarography, stenting of coronary and peripheral arteries, 24-hour service “Acute coronary syndrome” began to function. The development of the project would have been impossible without the support of the University Rector, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor, Corresponding Member of the National Academy of Sciences of Kazakhstan Tolebay Rakhypbekov, Director of the University Medical Center Serik Alzhanov, Deputy Director of the University Medical Center for Surgical Department Yesen Masalimov.

The first independent open-heart surgery, aortocoronary bypass surgery, was performed by B.S. Bulanov, head of the Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, PhD candidate of the Department, the first extracorporeal circulation during aortocoronary bypass surgery was performed by resident of the Department of Cardiovascular Surgery Erlan Salmenbaev, the first coronarography with coronary artery stenting was performed by the head of X-ray endovascular laboratory, Doctor PhD Ersyn Sabitov.

On April 4, 2013 a memorandum of cooperation was signed with “National Scientific Cardiosurgical Center” JSC. (NSCC) of Astana, headed by Yuri Pya, Chairman of the Board of NSCC “Kazakstan Yenbek Yeri” JSC. The staff of NSCC provided great practical and methodological assistance in launching the project and opening a cardiac surgical service on the basis of the Semey City Medical Center.

Thus, in April 2013, the hospital established a cardiovascular surgery department with 32 angiosurgery beds and 8 coronary surgery beds, cardiology with 36 beds, a radiology endovascular laboratory, where aortography, angiography, phlebography, sonography, coronarography, stenting, installation of all types of pacemakers are performed.

In September 2017, the University Medical Center was renamed University Hospital.

In September 2019, for the first time in the history of the University, the Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery was established by the order of the Chairman of the Board-Rector E.T. Zhunusov. The opening of the new department was made possible by the implementation of the State Health Program of the Republic of Kazakhstan “Densaulyk” in 2016-2019, the introduction of a new integrated educational training program based on strategic partnership with Bashkent University in Ankara, Turkey.

The first head of the department of cardiovascular and thoracic surgery was Altay Dyusupov, MD, professor. The subject of cardiovascular surgery began to be taught at the undergraduate level to students of the 4th year, for the first time residencies in angio-surgery and cardio-surgery were opened.

In July 2020, during the height of the pandemic coronavirus infection, the staff of the Department and the Department of Cardiovascular Surgery suffered an irreparable loss in the person of the Head of the Department of Cardiovascular Surgery Bekzhan Bulanov, who, while at work, got coronavirus and could not overcome the disease.  In March 2021 by decision of the Academic Council of the University, for his contribution to the development of cardiovascular surgery service at the University Hospital NAO “Medical University of Semey” was named Bekzhan Bulanov chair of cardiovascular and thoracic surgery.

At the moment the Bekzhan Bulanov Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery continues to develop, master classes, advanced training, transfer of innovative technologies take place on a constant basis. The Scientific School of Cardiovascular, Hybrid and Thoracic Surgery was created, which resulted in PhD protection by Sabitov E.T., 2 PhDs are being defended, 3 employees of the department are studying in PhD doctoral studies.

Employees of the Department and Department of Cardiovascular Surgery who worked in different years:

Y.P. Fonyakov, Y.A. Kazantsev, A.E. Banchenko, E.O. Masalimov, Y.M. Svitich, N.R. Rakhmetov, E.I. Khvostikov, D.K. Sazanbaev, I.N. Sagandikov, Aimagambetov M.J.; Rakhmetov A.O., Kalimulin A.V., Lents O.E., Vasiliev A.E., Mukhamedkaliev S.S., Ashimov N., Suleimenov S.S, Bulanov B.S., Dyusupov A.A., Suleimenov E.T., Ydrysheva, Zemlyansky V.V., Sabitov E.T., Aimanov I.E., Salmenbaev E.A., Imanbaev M.N, Adylkhanov F.T., Iskakov S.E., Azizov B.S., Kazymov E.M., Toleutayev T.A., Kozhakhmetov J.O., Mukhametkhanov R.B., Amanzholov D.B.

Angiologists and cardiologists: Akhmetova R., Bergeneva A., Mautbekova A.S.

 

Phthisiology

Since the opening of the Semipalatinsk Medical Institute, the Department of Phthisiology has functioned, which began its work under the leadership of I.G. Pashchenko.

Until 1988, the department was headed by doctor of medical sciences, professor I. Zinoviev.

From 1988 to 1991 the department was headed by doctor of medical sciences, professor M.A. Burlachenko.

From 1991 to 1997, the department was headed by
candidate of medical sciences, associate professor L.M. Diveyeva.

From 1997 to 2002, the department was headed by
candidate of medical sciences, associate professor V.M. Nikulshina.

From 2002 to 2008, the department was headed by doctor of medical sciences K.S. Igembaeva.

From 2008 to 2012, the department was headed by
candidate of medical sciences R.S. Igembaeva.

In 2012, after the merger of the Department of Phthisiology with the Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, the Department was headed by candidate of medical sciences, associate professor I.M. Efendiev.

In 2018 due to the reorganization, the course of phthisiology connected to the Department of Faculty Surgery and the head of the department was appointed doctor of medical sciences, professor Alt.A. Dyusupov.

In 2019, the Department of Faculty Surgery was renamed the Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery. Currently G.A Kadirova, O.A. Gorkovenko, D.D. Chunkayeva, B.K. Sagat are working at the Department of Phthisiology.

 

Faculty of the Department

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Gorkovenko Olga Aleksandrovna

Assistant

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Ponomareva Vasil Fayzullayevna

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Kodirova Gulya Asylbekovna

Сағат Бұлбұл Қанатқызы

Sagat Bulbul Kanatkyzy

Иманбаев Мерей Нуриденович

Imanbayev Merey Nuridinovich

Department's Contact Information

Address

071400, Абайская область, город Семей, ул. Абая Кунанбаева, 103

Phone

8(ХХХХ)ХХ-ХХ-ХХ (внутренний ХХХХ)

Business hours

Monday – Friday. 09:00 – 18:00

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