Born in 1944, January 9 in Zugdidi (Georgia ), 1962-1968 Student at the
Georgian State Institute of Medicine in Tbilisi
Scientific field of activity -- radiolgy
1968-1991 -- works A. Vishnevsky Research Institute of Surgery in Moscow
at various scientific positions.
1981-1991 -- the head of CT and MRI department
1973 -- Master of Medical
1984 -- Doctor of Medicine
1988 -- State Prize Winner of the USSR
1989 -- Professor in the specialty "Ray Diagnostics and Ray Therapy"
1991 -- Director of the Research Institute of Radiology and Interventional
Diagnostics, Tbilisi, Georgia
1995 -- Academician of Academy of Medical Sciences of Georgia
1996 -- State Prize Winner of Georgia
--Chief of the Radiological Chair at the Tbilisi State University
1997 --Corresponding member of the Georgian Academy of Sciences
-- President of the Georgian Association of Radiology
-- Order of Honour
-- Editor-in-chief of "Georgian Journal of Radiology"
1998 --Director of residents training programme of the Georgian Health Care
-- Head of the Chair of Radiology (Endoscopy section ) of Tbilisi
Academy of Post-graduate
-- Head of theChair of X-ray and Ultrasound Diagnostics
I.Javakhishvili State University
-- Honourable Citizen of Tbilisi
1999 -- A Knight of the Sovereign Malta Order
2000 -- St Andrew Primordial Order
A member of: the Georgian Academy of Medical and Biological Sciences,
the EAR Executive Committee, BJR, the American Roentgen Ray Society, RSNA
(the Radiology Association of North America), International Gastro-
Surgical Club, the World Association of Hepato- Pancreato-Biliary Surgery
Honorary member of the Russian Association of Radiologists
A Board member of the Russian Society of Imaging.
An active member of the New York Academy of Sciences.
The author of more than 400 scientific works containing 5 monographs, 2
methodic recommendations, 9 patents.