About Almazov Centre


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Almazov Centre welcomes patients from all over the world for outstanding care.

Our proud history

Almazov National Medical Research Centre was founded in 1980 by a prominent Russian cardiologist Professor Vladimir Almazov to reduce morbidity, mortality, and disability from cardiovascular disease.

Since its inception in 1987, Cardiac Surgery Department has taken medical care to a whole new level. Throughout our history, clinicians and researchers have laid the foundation for what has grown to be one of the finest medical facilities in Russia.

Today, Almazov Centre uniquely and harmoniously combines the basic and applied research in various fields with the delivery of diverse specialized medical care, including high-tech care, as well as continuous interdisciplinary training of research and medical staff.

About us

Almazov Centre has a three-part mission of clinical, research and teaching excellence. As a leading 1525-bed hospital, research and teaching centre, we are committed to providing the highest level of quality care to patients. Each year, nearly 170,000 patients are seen and treated at Almazov Centre, with needs ranging from minor diagnostic procedures to complex surgery.

With a dedicated multi-disciplinary team of experienced medical professionals and state-of-the-art facilities, Almazov Centre provides a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services (medical, surgical and diagnostic).

Areas of service

  • Urology (robotic surgery)
  • Bariatric surgery (obesity treatment, including surgery)
  • Cardiovascular surgery (including minimally invasive procedures for diseases of the aorta and peripheral arteries)
  • Neurosurgery
  • Obstetrics and gynecology (including diagnostic tests and treatment of infertility using assisted reproductive technologies)
  • General surgery (abdominal, radiofrequency phlebectomy, endocrine surgery)
  • Oncology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Endocrinology (treatment of disorders of the thyroid, pancreas, adrenal glands)
  • Pediatrics
  • Traumatology and orthopaedics
  • World-class imaging services (MRI, CT, PET)
  • Check-ups (admission for an overnight stay of one or 2 nights or as a day patient)
Meet the team


Service/area Specialist doctor 
Check-ups (admission for an overnight stay of one or 2 nights' in a deluxe room or as a day patient) Anna Soboleva, MD, PhD
Board Certified Cardiologist, Head of Cardiology Department 9
Robotic surgery for urological conditions, cancer Prof. Mikhail Mosoyan, MD, DSc
Head of Robotic Surgery Centre
Infertility testing and treatment with ART (IVF) Maxim Rulev, MD, PhD
Obstetrician and Gynecologist
Head of Department of Assisted Reproductive Technologies
Obesity treatment (including bariatric surgery) Alexander Neumark, MD, PhD
Head of Laboratory for Surgery of Metabolic Disorders
General surgery (abdominal, radiofrequency phlebectomy, endocrine surgery) Ivan Danilov
General surgeon, Head of Department for Surgical Treatment of Cancer
World-class imaging services (MRI, CT) Anton Ryzhkov
Head of MRI Department
World-class imaging services (PET) Prof. Daria Ryzhkova, MD, DSc
Board Certified Cardiologist, Head of Nuclear Medicine Unit, Chief Researcher, Nuclear Medicine Research Laboratory
Functional diagnostic testing for a wide range of diseases Andrey Kozlenok, MD, PhD
Head of Research Department for Circulatory Physiology
Konstantin Petrov
Head of Functional Testing Department
Examination/tests to choose treatment options for endocrine disorders (admission for an overnight stay of one or 3 to 5 nights or as a day patient) Anna Dalmatova, MD, PhD
Head of Endocrinology Department 1
Lidia Belousova
Board Certified Endocrinologist
Head of Endocrinology Department 2
Elena Gurkina, MD, PhD
Pediatric Endocrinologist
Deputy Chief for Clinical Care
Specialized high-tech care at the Expert Centre of Pediatric Endocrinology Anastasia Todieva, MD, PhD
Pediatrician, Pediatric Endocrinologist
Head of Pediatric and Medical Rehabilitation Department 2
Irina Nikitina, MD, DSc
Head of Pediatric Endocrinology Laboratory, Head of Children’s Diseases Department
Pediatric rheumatology Natalya Kolbina
Board Certified Neonatologist
Head of Pediatric and Medical Rehabilitation  Department 1
Minimally invasive surgery for aortic and peripheral arterial disease Mikhail Chernyavsky, MD, DSc
Cardiovascular surgeon
Head of Research Department for Vascular and Interventional Surgery
Minimally invasive surgery (embolization) for cerebral aneurysms and arteriovenous malformations Andrey Petrov, MD, PhD
Head of Neurosurgery Department 3,
Leading Researcher, Cerebrovascular Surgery Department
Neurosurgery Pavel Krasnoshlyk, MD, PhD
Board Certified Neurosurgeon
Head of Neurosurgery Department 5
Artem Paltsev, MD, PhD
Head of Neurosurgery Department 6
Alexander Kim, MD, PhD
Board Certified Neurosurgeon
Head of Pediatric Neurosurgery Department 7
Diagnosis and treatment of gynecological and reproductive disorders in adolescents (up to 18 years old) Nadezhda Kokhreidze, MD, DSc
Board Certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist
Head of Adolescent Gynecology Department
Gynecology surgery Tatyana Zubareva
Board Certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist
Head of Reproductive Gynecology Department
Eduard Komlichenko, MD, DSc
Board Certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist
Scientific Supervisor of Reproductive Gynecology Department
Deputy Director for Science and Clinic of the Institute of Perinatology and Pediatrics
Pediatric cardiology and medical rehabilitation Tatyana Vershinina
Board Certified Cardiologist
Head of Pediatric Cardiology and Medical Rehabilitation Department
Facts at a glance

1,525 total beds
185,388 outpatient visits
40,293 admissions
21,287 surgeries
2,190 births

In 2019, the doctors at Almazov Centre performed 8,781 cardiovascular surgeries in adults (including 25 heart transplants, 216 off-pump surgeries, 178 aortic surgeries).

More than 800 urologic robotic surgery procedures have been performed since 2009. The robot-assisted laparoscopic partial nephrectomy was performed for the first time in Russia at Almazov Center in 2011. In 2016, the Robotic Surgery Center was established. Today, two robotic systems (da Vinci S and da Vinci Si) are used to perform surgical procedures meeting the highest world standards.

For hematology/oncology/bone marrow transplant, about 3,000 patients were treated in 2019. We continue to improve the method of haploidentical hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in patients with hematologic malignancies.

Bariatric surgery is an innovative surgical treatment option offered at Almazov Centre. The multidisciplinary approach used at Almazov Center draws on the expertise of the world’s leading organizations dedicated to metabolic and bariatric surgery.

In 2018—2019, Almazov Centre performed more than 2,550 gynecology surgeries and about 1,500 IVF cycles.



Уведомляем вас, что в соответствии с Федеральным законом от 06.03.2006 № 35-ФЗ «О противодействии терроризму» в Центре Алмазова введен комплекс дополнительных мер по безопасности, направленный на предотвращение террористических актов. В целях обеспечения безопасности граждан и целостности объектов инфраструктуры при посещении Центра Алмазова проводится дополнительный личный осмотр, осмотр вещей и автотранспорта. Отказ от соблюдения мер по безопасности может послужить причиной недопуска на территорию Центра Алмазова. Просим с пониманием отнестись к введенным мерам по безопасности.

С уважением, Администрация Центра Алмазова