Makinyan Levon Gagikovich
Trauma and Orthopaedics Specialist
Candidate of Medicine,
Associate Professor of the Trauma and Orthopedics Dpt. at Peoples' Friendship University of Russia.
Member of American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)
Member of AOTRAUMA
In 2003 graduated from Moscow Institute of Medical and Social Rehabilitology.
From 2003 to 2005 studied in the residency at Department of Traumatology and Orthopedics at Medical Faculty at Peoples' Friendship University of Russia.
From 2005 to 2009 studied in the postgraduate department at Department of Traumatology and Orthopedics at Medical Faculty at Peoples' Friendship University of Russia.
In 2009 successfully upheld his candidate dissertation on “Chevron Osteotomy by Surgery of Valgus Deviation of the First Toe”, research supervisor – Professor Doctor of Medicine N.V. Zagorodny.
From 2009 to 2011 – Assistant of Department of Traumatology, Orthopedics and Arthrology at Advanced Training Faculty for healthcare workers at Peoples' Friendship University of Russia.
From 2011 - Associate Professor of Department of Traumatology, Orthopedics and Arthrology at Advanced Training Faculty for healthcare workers at Peoples' Friendship University of Russia (Head of Department – Professor N. V. Zagorodny), manager of course “Reconstructive Foot Surgery” based in Moscow City Clinic Hospital №31 and Clinical Hospital №83
Deals with surgical and conservative treatment of diseases and injuries of the locomotor system:
- foot surgery: flat foot, «lumps», «bones», calcaneal spurs, valgus foot deformity, subtalar arthroeresis;
- arthrosis of foot and ankle joints;
- endoprosthetic replacement of big and small joint (diseases and injuries of joints, osteoarthrosis, arthrosis, arthritis);
- injuries and their consequences;
- production of individual orthopedic insoles for children and adults in accord with “Express” method.
Underwent training courses in Germany, France and Switzerland. He gave a lot of demonstrative surgeries in different regions in Russia in order to implement modern methods of surgical treatment of foot diseases and deformities. He is a practicing doctor seeing patients and performing over 600 foot surgeries and endoprosthetic replacemtn surgeries per year. He is working on the following topics: optimization of surgical treatment of foot deformities, development of criteria of the optimal choice of implants and improvement of arthoplastic methods for treating large joints.
He takes part in organizing workshop conferences on orthopedics and traumatology. He is the author of more than 30 scientific works both in Russia and abroad.