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Boris Grigorevich YEGOROV

neurosurgeon

Boris YEGOROV, USSR Neurosurgeon. Professor; Doctor of Medicine; full member, USSR Academy of Medical Science, since 1953; Director, N. N. Burdenko Institute of Neurosurgery, USSR Academy of Medical Science, since 1947; Honoured Worker of Science Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic since 1958. Order of Lenin; Order of Red Banner of Labor; Order of Red Star; medals. Member, Communist Party, since 1952.

Background

YEGOROV, Boris was born in 1892.

Education

1915 graduated Medical Faculty, Moscow University.

Career

1928 helped found Neurosurgical Clinic, later reorganized into Institute of Neurosurgery. 1941-1945 helped found neurosurgical depts. at front and rear military hospitals. 1948-1953 corresponding member, Academy, of Medical Science.

Member, Learned Medicine and Technology Council, USSR Ministry of Health. Chairman, All-Union and Moscow Science Society of Neurosurgery. Member, Society for the Dissemination of Science and Political Knowledge.

Editor, journal “Voprosy neyrokhirurgii” (Problems of Neurosurgery). Со-Editor, “Surgery” section, “Bolshaya meditsinskaya entsiklopediya” (Large Medical Encyclopedia), 2nd edition. Works deal with surgery of the brain and nervous system, and with a number of his own surgical methods and modifications of neurosurgical operations.

1915-1916 military physician in Russia Army hospitals. 1916-1923 Chair of Operative Surgery and Topographical Anatomy, Medical Faculty, 1st Moscow University, and simultaneously at other surgical clinics. 1928-1941 Institute of Neurosurgery.

1941-1947 Chief Neurosurgeon, USSR Ministry of Health. 1941-1943 simultaneously Director, Institute of Neurosurgery. 1957-1960 Academy Secretary,Department of Clinical Medicine, USSR Academy of Medical Science.

Religion

Religious faith contradicts people’s efforts to obtain the truth about nature and a human being.

Politics

Member, Communist Party, since 1952.

Views

Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.

Membership

Member, Communist Party, since 1952.