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Mikheil Zimlitski MD., PhD.

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თბილისის ცენრალური საავადმყოფო
Tbilisi Central Hospital 
1 Chachava/ 5 Lubliana  str., Tbilisi, Georgia 
Tel.: +995 322 10 44 44 
Cell: +995 599 574 060 
E-mail: Arthrogeo@doctor.com

Date of birth: 19.07.1957

Specialty: Orthopedist-traumatologist, surgeon

Academic rank: Professor, Doctor of Medicine

Place of work/position: Head of the Department of Orthopedics of Tbilisi Central Hospital

Education:

  • 1976-1982 – Tbilisi State Medical Institute;
  • 1982-1984 – Clinical residency of the Center of Traumatology and Orthopedics;
  • 1984 – Medical qualification in the field of orthopedic surgery 1;
  • 1989 – AO/ASIF (Association of Osteosynthesis) in Moscow, basic course in surgical treatment of fractures and study of theoretical and practical principles in traumatology.
  • 1989 – PROTEK – Training course conducted by the company PROTEK in knee and hip joint surgery in Moscow;
  • 1990 – Two-month training course in endoprosthetic joint replacement and general orthopedic surgery, conducted by the prof. Keg Orthopedic Foundation in the USA, Waterbury;
  • 1992 – Basic course in arthroscopy in Latvia, Jurmala;
  • 1998 – Postgraduate training course in knee joint surgery, arthroscopy and sports medicine in France, Toulouse;
  • 1998 – Theoretical course in knee surgery in Tbilisi;
  • 2000 – Theoretical course of anti-homotoxic therapy of the International Society of Homotoxicology in Germany, Baden-Baden;
  • 2000 – Theoretical course in oratory and rhetoric in Germany, Baden-Baden;
  • 2001 – Postgraduate training course in arthroscopy of major joints, knee arthroplasty, general orthopedic surgery, navigation method in France, Toulouse;
  • 2003 – Management courses at the University of Scranton (Tbilisi);
  • 2004 – Courses in a total hip joint replacement, Aesculap, Germany;
  • 2004 – International symposium on endoprosthetic joint replacement management, Italy;
  • 2006 – Hip and knee joint replacement by the Zimmer prosthesis. Revision hip and knee replacement by the Zimmer prosthesis, Jerusalem;
  • 2006 – Surgical site infections and rational antibiotics treatment (accreditation #2006/071);
  • 2008 – AO Regional Fracture Management Course (France);
  • 2008 – Courses of the Zimmer Institute (Germany);
  • 2015 – Courses of the Zimmer Institute (Austria).

Professional experience:

  • 1984-1992 – Scientific Research Center of Orthopedics and Traumatology, research associate;
  • 1993-1994 – Senior Scientific Officer of the Treatment Department of the Ministry of Defense of Georgia;
  • 1993 – National Delegate of the Georgian Section of the International Society of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology (SICOT), member of the SICOT international committee;
  • 1994-2000 – Head of the Arthrology Group, senior research associate;
  • 1994-2012 –Senior Researcher, Research Center of Traumatology and Orthopedics;
  • 1994 -2012 – Member of the Research Council of the Scientific Research Center of Traumatology and Orthopedics;
  • 1994 – Member of the International Committee of the International Society of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology – SICOT. National delegate of the same society;
  • 2000 – Member of the Research Council of the International Society of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology;
  • 2000-2003 – Head of the Department of Arthrology of the Scientific Research Center of Traumatology and Orthopedics;
  • 2000-2012 – Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Gudushauri Scientific Research Center of Traumatology and Orthopedics;
  • 2000-2010 – Coordinator of Bone and Joint Decade;
  • 2001-2014 – Head of the traumatology cycle in the high medical school AIETI;
  • 2003-2012 – O. Gudushauri National Medical Center. Head of the Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology;
  • 2005-2008 – Member of the SICOT Legislative Advisory Committee;
  • 2006 – Assistant Professor, the Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Tbilisi State University;
  • 2008 –Residency Professor and Program Director;
  • 2008-2011 – Member of the SICOT Education Committee;
  • 2009-2012 – Medical Supervisor at the US Embassy;
  • Since 2011 – Member of the SICOT Publications and Communications Committee;
  • 2011 – Member of the publishing group of the SICOT journal (“International Orthopedics”);
  • 2014 – Research associate at the Zimmer Institute.

Membership in professional community:

  • Member of the Association of Orthopedists and Traumatologists of Georgia;
  • Member of the Arthroscopy Society of Georgia;
  • Member of the International Society of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology SICOT, National Delegate of Georgia;
  • Member of the AO-Foundation;
  • Member of ISAKOS – the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopedic Sports Medicine;
  • Member of AAOS – the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons.

Scientific works: Author of 29 scientific works, among them the author of 27 inventions. 

Computer Skills:
Windows, MS Office, Internet, Email – skilled User.

Foreign Languages:
Georgian-Native
Russian-Fluent
English-Fluent

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