PhD, Professor

Chief Otorhinolaryngologist of MH RA and Yerevan

In 1979 he graduated from YMI, therapeutic faculty with distinction.

Medical practice. In 1981 he finished residency on the base of the First Moscow State Medical Institute.

Since 1981 to 1984 he passed post-graduate course on otorhinolaryngology in MSMI.

In 1984 he defended the thesis on “Clinic immunologic parallels during different forms of chronic tonsillitis” for a degree of a candidate of Medical Sciences in Moscow.

In 1985 he worked as a junior scientific worker at the chair of laryngology in YMI.

Since 1985 to 1991 he worked as a senior scientific worker at the chair of laryngology in YMI after M. Heratsi.

In 1991 he is an assistant professor of the above mentioned chair in YMI after M. Heratsi.

In 1992 he experienced as the head of laryngology department in “Erebouni” MC.

Since 1996 to 2002 he experienced as the deputy rector on international relations of YSMU after M. Heratsi.

In 2000 he defended the thesis on “Surgical rehabilitation of patients with conductive hypoacusis” for a degree of a doctor of Medical Sciences.

Since 2001 he is a professor of YSMU after M. Heratsi. Same year he was awarded the Prize for Public Health of the RA President.

Since 2008 he is the head of the chair of laryngology of YSMU after M.Heratsi.

He introduced two state programs cochlear implant, hearing screening of newborns.

He was awarded the honorary title “Honorary Doctor of the Republic of Armenia” for significant achievements and significant contribution to the development of the health sector in the Republic of Armenia.

Improvements. In 1992, 1994 and since 1997 to 1999 he periodically passed improvements in Armand Trausso Hospital, Paris, France.

In 1990 and 1997 he passed improvements course on Laryngological Hospital in Munich, Germany.

In 1993 he passed retraining in the House Ear Institute, USA.

In 1999 he participated in Cornell’s Seminar, Salzburg, Austria.

In 2001 he passed improvement in Columbia University of Cornell’s University MC, New-York, the USA.

In 2003 he passed improvements in Hotinngen, Germany and UCLA, LA in Los Angeles, the USA.

In 2006 he passed improvement in Hanover, Germany. Also he passed the improvement in Vienna and Paris.

He is a member of European Society of Children’s Laryngologists, since 2008 he is the president of Armenian Association of Otorhinolaryngology.