Vladimer (Lado) Kuchava MD. PhD.

Oncologist, Oncosurgeon

Workplace

  1. The Institute of Clinical Oncology
  2. N5 Lubliana st., Tbilisi, Georgia
  3. +995 322 516 800

Specialty

Oncology, Oncosurgery

Scientific title

Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor

Professional interests

  • Oncology
  • Oncosurgery
Professional Skills
Health Care 100%
Patient Relationship 100%
Professional Development 100%

Date of Birth: 12.09.1958

Specialty: Doctor, Surgeon – Oncologist

Academic Degree:
Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor, Laureate of State Prize, (Doctor Surgeon – Oncologist).

Position:
Clinical director of the Institute of Clinical Oncology.

Place of Work:
The Institute of Clinical Oncology

Education, Qualification:

  • 1975 – 1981 – Tbilisi State Medical Institute, Medical Faculty, Doctor of General Profile.
  • 1987 – Scientific Degree of a Candidate of Medical Sciences, Petersburg, Russia.
  • Since 1989 – Senior Scientist at the National Center of Oncology.
  • 1995 – Scientific degree of a Doctor of Medical Sciences, Tbilisi, Georgia.
  • 2006 – Internships in Health Organization and Management, accredited course by American International Health Alliance and USAID, Tbilisi, Georgia

Professional Experience:

  • 1981 – 1983, Position of Clinical Ordinator at Prof. Petrov S/R Institute of Oncology, Thoracal Department, Petersburg.
  • 1983 – 1985, Sokhumi Onco – dispenser, Doctor Ordinator.
  • 2002 – 2011, Deputy Director General in Medical and Scientific Field at Prof. A. Ghvamichava National center of Oncology.
  • 2012 – 2013, LTD “National Center of Oncology of Georgia”, Medical Manager.
  • 2013 – 2014, Clinical Director of “Universal Medical Center”.
  • Since 2014 till today, Institute of Clinical Oncology, Clinical Director

Teaching Experience:
15 years

Social Activity:

  • Since 2001, the member of National Association of Cancer Control.
  • Since 2005, the member of Oncologists’ Society.
  • Since 2008,   ESO (The European School of Oncology), Member.
  • Since 2008  ISS (International Society of Surgery), Member.
  • Since 2009, member of Oncology Scientific Consulting Council at the Parliament of Georgia.
  • Since 2010, ESMO (European Society for Medical Oncology), Member.
  • Since 2010, UICC (International Union Against Cancer), Member.
  • Since 2017, President of Georgian Oncologists’ Association.

Assigned Awards:
2011, National Prize of Georgia in the field of Medicine

Published Literature and Monographs:
98 Scientific Works, among them: 1 invention, 2 monographs

Participation in International Scientific Forums:

  • 2004, Congress of CIS Oncologists and Radiologists, Minsk, Belarus.
  • 2004, Congress of Oncologists and Radiologists of the Countries of South Caucasus, Erevan, Armenia.
  • 2006, Congress of CIS Oncologists and Radiologists, Baku, Azerbaijan.
  • 2007, Congress of Oncologists and Radiologists, Tbilisi, Georgia.
  • 2008, Congress of CIS Oncologists and Radiologists, Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
  • 2008, International Conference of Europe on Lung Cancer, Geneva, Switzerland.
  • 2009, World Congress of Pain Management. Lisabon. Portugal.
  • 2010, UICC World Cancer Congress. Shenzhen. China.
  • 2010, 35 ESMO Congress, Milan. Italy.
  • 2011, THNO Conference -3 rd Trends in Head Neck Oncology, Rome. Italy.
  • 2012, 36 ESMO Congress, Vienna, Austria.
  • 2012, 37 ESMO Congress, Amsterdam, Netherland.
  • 2013, 6th International Symposium on Metastasis in head and Neck Cancer. Marburg. Germany.

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

Foreign Languages:
Georgian – Native
Russian – Fluent
English – Fluent