Date of birth – 1944.
Director of the Georgian Research Institute of Urology (from 1985), member
of the Academy of Sciences of Georgia (1997), member of Academy of Medical
Sciences, (1995), honorary member of New-York Academy of Sciences (1996),
head of Department of Urology at the Tbilisi State University, head of the
Georgian Society of Urology (1996),
member of council of scientific
experts of Georgia (1996), member of European Society of Urology (1994),
member of European Society for Cancer Research (1996), member of the
International College of Surgeons (1998).
In 1967 graduated from the Department of Therapy of Sechenov I Moscow
In 1970 graduated from the postgraduate course in organ transplantation at
the Medical Academy of USSR.
1971 – degree of candidate of sciences (PhD)
1981 – degree of doctor of sciences
From 1986 he is the professor.
Author of more than 150 scientific papers, most of them have been published
in international materials.
Under his supervision first case of renal transplantation in Georgia had
been performed. He worked out and implemented a new methods of
reconstitution surgery – enterocytoplastics and renal supravesical
He greatly contributed to the creation of new direction of urology –
First time in Georgia a method extracorporeal destruction of renal stones has
been implemented the Georgian Research Institute of Urology.
He has son and grandson.