Giorgi Galdava MD. PhD.

Dermato-Veneorologist

Workplace

  1.  “Kanveni” National Center of Dermatology and Venerology
  2. 5 Lubliana str., Tbilisi, Georgia
  3. 2 95–77–44; 2 95–06–26; 2 95–46–43

Specialty

Dermatology and Veneorology

Scientific title

Doctor of Medicine, Full Professor

Professional interests

  • Dermatology
  • Infectious diseases
  • Venereology
  • Urology
Professional Skills
Health Care 100%
Patient Relationship 100%
Professional Development 100%

Date of Birth:  March 19, 1970.

Education:

  • 1994 – Graduated from Tbilisi State Medical University, with concentration on practical medicine, hygiene, epidemiology, professional disease control.
  • 2005 – Law and Psychology Institute in Tbilisi, with concentration on Law.
  • 2008 – Health Service Management Training Programme organized by DFID funded Primary Health Care Reform Support Programme implemented by Oxford Policy Management. Tbilisi
  • 2002-  MD.PhD – The number of document – N003065.

Professional experience

  • 2012 – now  General Director of National Center of Dermatology and Venerology
  • 2007–201 – General Director of National Center of Dermatology and Venerology
  • 2004–2007 – Board Director of National Center of Dermatology and Venerology
  • 1996–2004 – Doctor at National Center of Dermatology and Venerology
  • 1995–1996 – Doctor – Ordinator at Syphylis department  National Center of Dermatology and Venerology
  • 1994–1995 – Group Head of organizational and methodological department at National Center of Dermatology and Venerology
  • 1992–1994 – Nurse at male department  at National Center of Dermatology and Venerology 1991–1992 – Preparer at Laboratory diagnostic division, Center of Dermatology and Venerology
  • 1987–1988 – Orderly at Central Republican Hospital, department of infectious diseases.

Other Professional experience:

  • 2004 – now – Professor at Tbilisi State University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Dermatology and Venerology
  • 1999–2011 –    Instructor at School of Medicine “Aieti”, chair of the Department of Dermatology and Venerology
  • 2011 -now     – Instructor and Visiting Scholar at School of Medicine “Aieti
  • 2001 –now-    consultant at “Health House”

Publications (including methodology recommendations)

  1. Syphilis Methodology recommendations 2006
  2. Genital HSV infection (aetiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment.) Methodology recommendations 2006
  3. National Recommendation for managing syphilis (guide) 2007
  4. Standards for managing syphilis (protocol) 2007
  5. Standards for managing syphilis (protocol) for general doctors. 2007
  6. Протоколы лабораторной диагностики инфекции, вызванных Neisseria gonorrhoeae. 2008
  7. Протоколы лабораторной диагностики сифилиса. 2008
  8. HIV infections in routine observation. Mmethodology recommendation. 2008
  9. The cases of HIV infections routine observation. Mmethodology recommendation.
  10. Руководство по лаборагорной диагностике инфекций урогенитального тракта, 2012 г.
  11. Atlas of Dermatology and Venerology. 2015
  12. Atlas of Dermatology and Venerology. 2017

Publications:Total 112, including in IF journals – 9

Patents:

Preparation receipt for the cream against skin diseases – National Intellectual Property Center, P4415, 23.01.2006

Collaboration with International Institutes:

  • 2005 -now – Vitebsk State Medical Institute. Department of Dermatology and venerolog Belarus
  • 2006 -now – Kharkov Institute of Dermatology and Venerology. Ukraine
  • 2004 –now – Yerevan State Medical University, Department of Dermato-Venerology. Armenia
  • 2004-now- Research Center of dermatology and sexually transmitting diseases at Armenia’s Ministry of Health. Armenia
  • 2004-now – National Center of Ministry of Health and dermatology – venerology. Azerbaijan
  • 2005 –now – Azerbaijan State Medical University. Dermatology and Venerology department.
  • 2007 –now – P lovdiv national medical university, department of dermatology and venerology. Bulgaria
  • 2007 -now – University – Hospital “Zagrebi” department of dermatology-venerology.
  • 2008 now – Uppsala Univeristy, scientific research center. Sweden
  • 2009 – now – Erebrus University Hospital, medical laboratory and clinical microbiology deparmtnet. Sweden
  • 2007 -now – post doctoral education Belarus state medical universit. Belarus
  • 2008 – now – Belarus state medical university, department of dermatology and venerology. Minsk
  • 2009 – now- Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Atlanta, Georgia USA
  • 2007 -now – Tartus University, dermatology. Estonia
  • 2006 -now – Latvia University, medical and venerology department
  • 2008- now – Latvia Dermatology National Center
  • 2006 – now – Vroclavis national medical university, department of dermatology, venerology and allergies. Poland

Other activities (last 6 year):

  • Recognition by Georgian defense ministry, David Aghmashenebli national defense academy for professional training of military doctor officers. 2011 year.
  • Iovel Kutatelidze medal by Iovel Kutatelidze Parmo-Chemistry Institute for collaboration on scientific research on “Psoratron C” 2011
  • Recognition of Charity Association “Solidarity” for organizing charity events for impoverished patients.
  • Founder of international medical journal “South Caucasian Dermatology and Venereology News” 2005
  • Certificate and examination board director in “dermatology-venerology”
  • Dissertation critic- 4
  • Chair of doctoral program – 2:
  • Chair of Javakhishvili doctoral program -1
  • Member of dissertation board: TSMU – 2008; TSU – 2009-2017
  • Author and Chair of dermato-venerology residential program
  • Lectures of TSU children university “School of new doctors” 2010-2012.
  • Lead of Scientific Board at National Center of Dermatology and Venerology
  • Diploma by Center of Tbilisi Dermato-venerology for developing dermato-venerology in Georgia.
  • IUSTI – Young Scientist Award for 2006 is conferred upon. Bronze medal. 19–21 October 2006. France
  • President of 25th IUSTI Europe Congres-(2010, 22-25 September)
  • 25th IUSTI Europe Congres – Medals of Meriot 2010
  • President of 4th World Congress on Teledermatology (2012, 4-6 October)
  • President of The 17th meeting of the European Hair Research Society (2015, 24-26 June)

Additional Information:

  • Member of International Organization Sexually Transmitted. 2005, November (F-157)
  • Member of European Dermatology and Venerology Academy – EADV (European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology) – 2004
  • IUSTI – International Union against Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • STIGUP – The Uppsala Group of Sexually Transmitted Infections, 2007
  • EE SRH Network – Eastern European Network for Sexual and Reproductive Health; 2006
  • EUPHA – The European Public Health Association; 2007
  • ISSTDR – International Society of Sexually Transmitted Diseases Research; 2005
  • Founder and Association President, GADV – Georgian Association of Dermatovenereologists – 2009
  • Founder and director of Tbilisi Dermatolo-Venerology scientific-professional association.
  • Member of International Organization of Dermoskopist (IDS)
  • Member of International Teledermatology (ISTED)
  • Member of Tbilisi State University Senate (2010-2013 წწ)
  • Member of academic board of Tbilisi State University (2013 –now)
  • Scientific Board Director at Center of Dermatology and Venerology
  • Member of Scientific Board of Medical School “Aieti”
  • TSU dissertation board member
  • Member of EAAD Board of Directors 2013 -now
  • Member of Tbilisi State University medical faculty scientific department
  • Member of National foundation of Rare diseases (2011 –now)
  • Member of reviewers at journal – Clinical Dermatology”
  • Member of reviewers at journal «Dermatolog»
  •   Awarded government Honor medal.

Computer Skills:
Windows, MS Office, Internet, Email – skilled User.

Foreign Languages:
Georgian-Native
Russian-Fluent
English-Good