ONMedU Surgical School: Professor Mykhailo Kashtalyan

Odesa National Medical University is not only a powerful scientific center, it is a place of creativity of brilliant personalities, scientists who are the pride of the country. We continue the cycle of stories about the leading surgeons of our university.

Today’s hero is not only the hero of the story, he is a real warrior who has devoted almost his entire life to military surgery. He is used to operating in tents on the front line, military hospitals and in intensive care units.

Mykhailo Arseniyovych Kashtalyan has many titles and awards. Colonel Kashtalyan is a laureate of the state prize, honored doctor of Ukraine, doctor of medical sciences, professor, head of the department of general, children’s and military surgery with a course of urology at ONMedU. He is the author of more than 200 scientific papers, 25 utility model patents and inventions, 5 monographs. He has repeatedly delivered reports at international conferences and congresses. His opinion is respected in Ukraine and abroad.

Professor M.A. Kashtalyan carries out treatment, consultation and preventive work on the basis of the 1st surgical department of the Multidisciplinary Medical Center of ONMedU and on the basis of the Military Medical Clinical Center of the Southern Region, where he was the leading surgeon from 1997 to 2016. Patient come to seek for help from all over Ukraine. He says about himself with a smile that he is very happy, because in his life he was pampered to do his favorite thing.