Kanveni – National Center of Dermatology and Venereology


85 years are not so few for the establishment, implementation of professional ideas and the creation of traditions, but not too many for gaining authority and status of the leader.

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Kanveni - National Center of Dermatology and Venereology

1 K. Chachava str., Tbilisi, Georgia

(032) 2 95 77 44


About Clinic

Kanveni – National Center of Dermatology and Venereology.
Experience and high professionalism is what we are proud of!

In Georgia, in order to optimize Dermal and Venereal Services, Tbilisi Clinical Dispensary of Skin and Venereal Diseases (located in N4 Constitution str.) was merged with the Research Institute of Skin and Venereal Diseases (S.S) (located in N 55 Ninoshvili str.). The above mentioned two teams with rich experience of many years continue their work as the National Research Center of Skin and Venereal Diseases, which is now located in 1 K. Chachava str. (Digomi, former building of the Railway Hospital).

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The whole generations of highly skilled dermato-venereologists provide diagnosing and treatment of Skin and Sexually Transmitted Diseases with the newest standards, proven worldwide.

The scientific achievements of the center are reflected in 22 volumes of Scientific works collection, materials of dermato-venereologists of Georgia, in Georgian and foreign press, up to 2000 works have been published as well as textbooks, monographs, scientific popular brochures have been issued. The scientists of the center actively participate in scientific conferences and symposiums, held in a lot of countries of the world (Azerbaijan, Armenia, Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Estonia, Lithuania, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkey, Poland, France, Holland, Israel, Germany, Great Britain, the USA, Sweden, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Austria, Belgium, Greece, Slovenia, South Africa, Thailand and etc.).


The following departments operate in the Center:

Skin infections:

  • Viral
  • Bacterial
  • Fungal
  • Parasitic

Noninfectious inflammatory diseases:

  • Autoimmune bullous
  • Autoimmune of connective tissue
  • Nettle-rash and other erythematic diseases
  • Dermatitis (eczema)
  • Psoriasis, red lichen and other dermatoses with exfoliation
  • Benign and malignant skin tumors (diagnosis with a digital dermatoscope, monitoring and treatment)
  • Pigmentation disorders
  • Genetic skin diseases, congenital and acquired anomalies
  • Metabolic and toxic skin lesions
  • Hair examination and treatment of hair loss by the latest methods according to clinical guidelines
  • Diagnosis and treatment of nail lesions by the latest methods.

Together with treatment of skin, hair, nail diseases, the following dermatological and cosmetological procedures are provided:

  • Removal of warts, papillomas, xanthelasmas and molluscum contagiosum
  • Discoloration of enlarged blood vessels
  • Manipulations for skin rejuvenation: chemical peeling, mezotherapy, botox injections, remodeling of facial contours, wrinkle smoothing with fillers, plasmolifting, biorevitalization
  • Correction of lips, wrinkle smoothing by apparatus method, correction-firming of body, elimination of cellulite by the physiotherapeutic method
  • Treatment of age blackheads is also provided only by methods, tested in our Center.

The department is equipped with the newest modern equipment for skincare and rejuvenation.

  • Diagnosis and treatment of appendages of skin (hair, snails) pathologies by the latest methods
  • Diagnosis of hair and skin of hair-covering by the modern method of trichoscopy, determination of causes and treatment.

Podology Office – removal and treatment of dystrophic nails and nail fungus by modern podiatry equipment and laser, processing of hyperkeratosis and fissures, bloodless and painless treatment of ingrown nails and calluses.

Diagnosis and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases (syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia, trichomoniasis, urogenital candidiasis, ureaplasmosis, micoplasmosis etc.) with modern guidelines. All of these infections may run symptom-free and reveal only after development of complications (prostatitis, erectile dysfunction, infertility and etc.).

There is provided examination and treatment of the following sexually transmitted viral infections: human papillomavirus, herpes simplex virus, cytomegalovirus and etc. These problems cause troubles for 45-50% of population. These viruses may cause such serious complications as permanent neurological disorders, malignant tumor, infertility. If you have more than one sexual partner, don’t wait for symptom expression, undergo medical examination on these and other sexually transmitted infections. Examination and treatment are provided only by the methods recognized by the center for disease control of Europe and the USA.

Competent assistance of Sexologist in cases of sexual dysfunctions at all ages (confidentiality is observed).

Diagnosis and treatment of male infertility, erectile dysfunction, sexually transmitted diseases and prostatitis. Andrological Department is equipped with up-to date equipment.

There is also an expert of neuro-linguistic programming (NLP), the gestalt consultant.

Diagnosis and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases (syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia, trichomoniasis, urogenital candidiasis, ureaplasmosis, mycoplasmosis, etc.) with modern guidelines. It also provides services for high risk groups (commercial female sex workers, males who have sex with males). In this group, free examination and treatment of STD is provided. The principles of work are: anonymity of registration, providing absolute confidentiality of patients, diagnosis and management of STD with observance of European and World Health Organization guidelines, psychological pre and posttest counseling, which is provided by the psychologist-consultant.

Clinical and biochemical examinations of skin and STD are conducted by the latest equipment. Diagnosing of STD is carried out by specific diagnosticums, serological and immunoenzymatic methods. Also, by means of the specific bacteriological analyzer, identification of gonococcus, trichomonas, ureaplasmas, strepto-staphylococcus and other microbes is performed. The Center carries out DNA diagnosis of infections by the method of polymerase chain reaction.

Phototherapy is a modern, absolutely harmless, clinically proved, highly effective apparatus method which has been used for many years in dermatology around the world. This department is equipped with the modern Valdman equipment (UVB 311, PUVA and UVA-1) in our clinic and conforms to all international standards. This method is used for treatment of many dermatologic diseases, such as psoriasis, parapsoriasis, atopic dermatitis, vitiligo, lichen ruber planus, pityriasis rosea, eczema, mycosis fungoides, itching dermatoses (including during HIV infections), acne, alopecia areata, ichthyosis, seborrheic dermatitis, etc.

Physiotherapist’s office – there is used modern equipment, such as: UHF (ultrahigh frequencies), ultrasound, electrophoresis, quartz, darsonvalization. They are used for treatment of the following types of diseases in dermatology: eczema, neurodermatitis, scleroderma, pyoderma, vitiligo, keloid cicatrix, herpes zoster, lichen ruber planus, acne, furuncle, carbuncle, hidradenitis, trophic ulcer, flat wart, erysipelas. In respiratory diseases: bronchitis, pneumonia. In musculoskeletal system diseases: arthrosis, arthritis, bursitis. In diseases of the nervous system: neuritis, neuralgia, ischias, plexitis. In mucosal diseases: pharyngitis, laryngitis, otitis, rhinitis, tonsillitis.

Makes medicines of local application, used in dermatology and venereology.

A form of medical care that doesn’t need 24-hour medical supervision. In the Day Patient Department complex treatment is carried out from 9.00/9.30 to 16:30 o’clock every day, except weekends.