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Plotnikov Mihail

Head of the unit, cardiovascular surgeon

Mikhail has the top qualification grade in «Cardiovascular Surgery». Over the course of his work, Mikhail has conducted over 2500 heart and vessels surgeries. He possesses top professional and organizing skills. He is a member of an international association World Society for pediatric and congenital heart surgery.


Education and scientific activity

1995 – graduated from the Omsk State Medical Academy and an internship in Cardiology. Later he completed professional development courses «Cardiovascular Surgery» and «Thoracic Surgery».
2015 – received the international Certificate in Management of Medical Unit (Switzerland).
2017 – made presentations «The only heart atrium – anatomy, morphology, diagnostics and treatment» in Kaliningrad and «The Ross procedure. The experience of the Federal Center for Cardiovascular Surgery» in the Meshalkin Siberian Federal Biomedical Research Center.


In European clinics:
Riks Hospitalet, Ulleval sykkehus, Oslo, Norway.
Hôpital universitaire Necker-Enfants malades, Paris, France.
Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital, Orlando, the USA.
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London, the UK.
International school «Heart to Heart», Chelyabinsk, Russia.


1995 - 1997 – a resident doctor at the Omsk Regional Clinical Hospital.
1997 - 2001 – a thoracic surgeon at the Kurgan Regional Clinical Hospital.
2001 - 2008 – a cardiovascular surgeon at the Tyumen Regional Clinical Hospital.
In 2008, Mikhail became the head of the team of the heart surgical unit №4 at the Federal Center for Cardiovascular Surgery in Astrakhan. Since the opening of the Center, the unit and emergency care’s teams conducted over 5600 high-tech heart surgeries on children of the Astrakhan region, Southern and Northern Caucasus regions.


2009 – Medal of the Order «For Merit to the Astrakhan region».
2012 – Medal «For Human Rights Protection» from the Commissioner for Human Rights in the Chechen Republic.
2014 – Diploma of «Merit in Healthcare and Long-term Conscientious Work» of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation.


In his spare time, Mikhail likes travelling, parachute jumping and snowboarding.



Мирошниченко Марина Викторовна

Review about Plotnikov Mihail

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