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Today, at the Theological Cemetery of St. Kirov, Professor Vladimir Andreevich Oppel.

On the occasion of the 90th anniversary of the department and clinic of military surgery, founded in 1931 by Oppel, with the help of deputies of the State Duma and the Legislative Assembly of St. carry out a full-scale reconstruction of the entire burial site of the Oppel family.

The opening ceremony was attended by the Vice-Governor of St. Petersburg Oleg Ergashev, Deputy Head of the Military Medical Academy named after V.I. S.M. Kirov on clinical work, Major General of the Medical Service Bogdan Kotiv, faculty of the Department of Military Field Surgery of the Military Medical Academy, representatives of the public.

On behalf of the head of the Military Medical Academy, the deputy head of the V.I. S.M. Kirov on clinical work, Major General of the Medical Service Bogdan Kotiv.

“Today it is an honorable mission for me to open our event dedicated to an outstanding military surgeon. Today, there are people here who know and understand not only the role of medicine in the life of our society, but also the role and greatness of individuals, to which Professor Vladimir Andreevich Oppel belongs, ”said Bogdan Kotiv.

Oleg Ergashev, on behalf of the Governor of St. Petersburg, congratulated the guests on the opening of the monument and noted Oppel’s contribution to the development of military field surgery.

“Vladimir Andreevich left a colossal mark in surgery, he created the necessary base of operational measures. Much has been done to bring surgical care to the front lines. By and large, together with his students, he created that organized system of military field surgery, which is at the moment, ”said the vice-governor.

The opening of the monument to Vladimir Andreevich Oppel kicked off the week of military field surgery. In honor of the 90th anniversary of the department, a week will be held within the walls of the academy, dedicated to the first department in the world, which began the training of military field surgeons.

The Department and Clinic of Military Field Surgery is a unique center for the treatment of gunshot wounds and severe injuries using high technologies.

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