Bakoulev Scientific Center for Cardiovascular Surgery of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences

The Bakoulev Center for Cardiovascular Surgery (Bakoulev CCVS) of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences (RAMS) conducts medical treatment, training, research and organizational activities as a leading institution of Russia in the field of cardiovascular surgery. The Center operates on the basis of traditional scientific schools, in close connection to fundamental and applied science and with employment of innovative medical technologies, which all together allow provision of qualitative and effective medical services to cardiovascular patients. 

The Center incorporates the Bourakovsky Institute of Cardiac Surgey and the Institute of Coronary and Vascular Surgery. The Bourakovsky Institute is located at 135, Roublyovskoye shosse and the Institute of Coronary and Vascular Surgery – at 8, Leninsky Prospect. In 2005 the Perm (Ural) Heart Institute joined the Bakoulev CCVS as a filial branch. 

Clinical activity (medical treatment) includes diagnostics, conservative, intervention and surgical treatment of patients with congenital and acquired heart diseases, coronary disease, cardiac rhythm disorders, vascular diseases, terminal heart failure, combination of those diseases, as well as patients rehabilitation of all above-mentioned categories. We closely cooperate with physicians, cardiologists, neonatologists and other specialists that help our patients on a temporary or permanent basis. Case follow-ups are also provided. 

Research programs are very extensive and cover theoretical, experimental and clinical aspects. They involve application of the latest equipment, powerful computer facilities and are carried out by well-coordinated and highly authoritative teams and supervised by active and dynamical Scientific Board. Basic research involves experiments and studies in the laboratory setting. With several hundred of principal investigators, project scientists, research associates and postdoctoral specialists, the scientific programs are one of the largest facilities for cardiovascular research in the Russian Federation.

Educational programs include on-the-job training of interns (ordinatura), post-graduate (aspirantura) and doctoral students (doctorantura) trainings, advanced programs for experts at workplaces and finally continuous education program for the Center’s staff.