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Nikolay Vardenovich ANTELAVA

Nikolay ANTELAVA, USSR Surgeon. Professor 1939; Doctor of Medicine Science since 1933; corresponding member, USSR Academy of Medical Science, Head, 1st Chair of Surgery, Tbilisi Postgraduate Medicine Institute, since 1941; Chief Surgeon, Georgia Ministry of Health; Honoured Worker of Science of Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic since 1957.

Background

  • ANTELAVA, Nikolay was born in 1893 in Senakhi, Georgia, United States.

  • Education

    • 1920 graduated Medical Faculty, Rostov-on-Don University.

    Career

    • 1921 founded Surgical Dept, at a hospital in Sukhumi. 1922 practises surgical therapy in a Sukhumi hospital. 1930 founded Surgical Dept, at tuberculosis sanatoria in Gulripshi, Agudzery and Abastumani.

      Developed new variations of thoracoplasty. Со-Editor, “Surgery” section, “Bolshaya mcditsinskaya entsiklopediya” (Large Medical Encyclopedia), 2nd edition. Member, Editor Council, journal “Khirurgiya” (Surgery), etc.

      1921-1938 surgeon at hospitals and clinics in Georgia. 1939-1941 Head, Chair of Hospital Surgery, Dagestan Medicine Institute, Makhachkala.

    Religion

    Religion gets people to believe something untrue.

    Views

    Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.

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