David Gunia MD., PhD.

Endovascular Neurosurgeon

Workplace

  1. Jerarsi Clinic
  2. 2a Mukhiani str. Tbilisi, Georgia
  3. +995 322 111 112

Specialty

Endovascular Neurosurgery

Scientific title

Professor

Professional interests

  • Endovascular Neurosurgery
  • Vascular Surgery
Professional Skills
Health Care 100%
Patient Relationship 100%
Professional Development 100%

Date of birth: 13.08.1977

Specialty: Endovascular Neurosurgeon

Academic rank: Professor

Place of work/position: Head of the Department of Endovascular Neurosurgery of Jerarsi Clinic;

  • Founder and developer of endovascular neurosurgery in Georgia;
  • 2007 the Ministry of Labor, Health and Social Affairs of Georgia awarded him the title of the Best Physician of the Year;
  • 46 scientific works, publications, including reference journals
  • Member of the Georgian Association of Neurosurgeons
  • Member of the Association of Endovascular Neuro X-ray Surgery of Ukraine
  • Member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Member of the European Association of Neurosurgical Societies
  • Certificate – Neurosurgery (Georgia, Ukraine)
  • Certificate – Interventional Neurosurgery
  • More than 1600 operations performed
  • More than 7000 digital subtraction angiographies were performed.
  • Reports at international conferences
  • Advanced neurovascular interventional therapy consultant, certified consultant of the innovative firm (Microvention)

 

Education

  • 1994-2001 – Petre Shotadze Medical Academy., department of general medicine, Tbilisi, Georgia;
  • 2001-2003 – Center of Endovascular Neuro X-ray Surgery of the Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine – clinical residency;
  • 2002-2003 – P.L. Shupyk National Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education. Specialization – Neurosurgery. Kiev, Ukraine;
  • 2010 – Tbilisi State Medical University, postgraduate medical education and continuous professional development – Effective Adult Education – modern approaches, Tbilisi, Georgia;
  • 2011-2014 – Tbilisi State Medical University, doctoral candidate; specialty – neurosurgery;

Professional experience:

  • 2001-2003 – Clinical intern of the Center of Endovascular Neuro X-ray Surgery of the Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine;
  • 2003-2006 – Neurosurgeon of the Center of Endovascular Neuro X-ray Surgery of the Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine;
  • 2006–2009 – Neurosurgery Center, University Clinic LLC – neurosurgeon, endovascular neurosurgeon;
  • Since 2009 – High Technology Medical Center, University Clinic LLC – neurosurgeon, endovascular neurosurgeon;
  • 2009 – Local head of angiography and interventional neuroradiology, Tbilisi State Medical University;
  • Since 2011 – High Technology Medical Center, University Clinic LLC – Head of the Department of Endovascular Neurosurgery;
  • Since 2012 – Invited lecturer of the neurosurgical direction of the Second Department of Surgery at Tbilisi State Medical University;
  • Since 2018 – Assistant Professor of the neurosurgical direction of the Second Department of Surgery at Tbilisi State Medical University.

Membership in professional associations:

  • Since 2006 – Member of the Georgian Association of Neurosurgeons;
  • Since 2007 – Free Member of the European Association of Neurosurgical Societies;
  • Since 2009 – Free Member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons;
  • 2010 – Member of the East European Club of Neurosurgeons;
  • Since 2011 – Member of the Association of Endovascular Neuro X-ray Surgery of Ukraine.

Additional information:

He is a pioneer and founder of the endovascular neurosurgery direction in Georgia. Annually he performs more than 100 operations related to vascular pathologies of the brain and spinal cord, and more than 400 digital subtraction angiographic studies of the brain and spinal cord.

In 2007 the Ministry of Labor, Health and Social Affairs of Georgia awarded him the title of Best Physician of the Year;

Research papers and published works:

Author of 22 scientific works.

Languages:

Georgian – Native
Russian – Fluent
English – Good
Ukrainian– Good