Institute of Perinatology and Pediatrics

Along with specialized medical care for adults, the Almazov Centre provides care for children with congenital cardiovascular disorders. In recent years, the number of reproductive-age women with cardiovascular and endocrine disorders has significantly increased, and the indications for pregnancy preservation have been broadened to include those patients who had prior surgery for heart defects.

The Institute of Perinatology and Pediatrics comprises a Center for Endocrine Gynecology.

Main objectives of the Institute:

  • Developing new management approaches for women with medical conditions from the planning stage through delivery.
  • Creating standardized methods for women with cardiovascular, hematologic and endocrine disorders throughout three gestational trimesters, the selection of delivery method, staged postpartum management together with relevant experts.
  • Improving and implementing the methods for the care of newborns with low and extremely low birth weight.
  • Providing treatment for children with congenital and hereditary diseases in the first minutes of life, including surgical repair of birth defects.

The Institute comprises:


Tatyana Pervunina, MD, PhD
Director of the Institute, Pediatrician
Elena Gurkina, MD, PhD
Deputy Chief for Clinical Care at Children’s Rehabilitation Clinic, Pediatric Endocrinologist



Presentation by the Almazov Centre’s specialist ranked first at the EURAPAG Congress

Da Vinci robotic-assisted gynecologic surgery performed for the first time in Russia in a teenage girl