Lia Zhorzholiani MD. PhD. D.M.Sc.

Pediatrics, Allergologist – Immunologist

Workplace

  1. Tbilisi’s Children Infectional Clinical Hospital
  2. 14 Chikovani street, Tbilisi, Georgia
  3. +995 322 36 34 65, +995 322 36 34 61

Specialty

Allergology, Immunology

Scientific title

Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor

Professional interests

  • Pediatrics
  • Allergology
  • Evidence Based Medicine
  • Clinical Epidemiology
Professional Skills
Health Care 100%
Patient Relationship 99%
Professional Development 100%

Specialty: Pediatrics

Narrow Specialty (specialized): Allergology – Immunology;

Scientific Degree: Doctor of Medical Sciences;

Scientific – Academic Degree: Professor;

General Scientific Directions: Pediatrics, Allergology, Immunology, Evidence Based Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology;

Place of Work: Tbilisi’s Children Infectional Clinical Hospital LTD.

Education, Qualification:

  • 1999 – Tbilisi State Medical University, Doctor of Medical Sciences (Diploma);
  • 1984 –  Tbilisi State Medical University, Candidate of Medical Sciences (Diploma);
  • 1976 – 1978   Paghava Scientific Research Institute of Pediatrics, Clinical Residency (Diploma);
  • 1966 – 1972       Tbilisi State Medical Institute – Faculty of Pediatrics (Diploma).

Professional Experience:

  • 2011 till now, Head of the Allergy Center, Institute of Pediatrics, The Center of Allergology;
  • 2008 till now, Associated Professor,Tbilisi State Javakhishvili University, Medical Faculty;
  • 2002 till now, Head of the Paghava Institute of Pediatrics, ‘’Informational-Educational Center of Evidence Based Medicine’’;
  • 1998 till now – Paghava Institute of Pediatrics, ‘’Asthmaschool’’ – Head of the Project ‘’Open Society – Georgia’’;
  • 2003 – 2011   Faghava Institute of Pediatrics, Head of the Monitoring Board;
  • 2003 – 2008   Tbilisi State Javakhishvili University, Medical Faculty, Professor;
  • 1996 – Lecturer, Course of Allergology and Clinical Epidemiology; Medical Faculty of Cairo University;
  • 1994 – 2003   Leading Research Fellow, Paghava S/R Institute of Pediatrics;
  • 1993 – 2000   Head of the Pediatrics Department, Medical Institute ‘’Ray’’;
  • 1987 – 1994   Senior Research Fellow, Paghava Scientific/ Research Institute of Pediatrics;
  • 1978 – 1987   Junior Research Fellow, Paghava S/R Institute of Pediatrics;
  • 1976 – 1978    Clinical Residency, Paghava S/R Institute of Pediatrics;
  • 1974 – 1976    Head of the Infants’ Department, Gori, Maternity Home;
  • 1972 – 1974    Micro-Pediatrician, Gori, Maternity Home;

Multi-Central Clinical Research:

  • 2011 – 2012   Multicenter Double Blind Clinical Trial of New Emollient for Treatment of Atopic Dermatitis in Children – Pier Fabre (III phase);
  • 2012 – 2013   Multicenter Double Blind Clinical Trial of New Medicine for Bronchial Asthma Treatment, GlaxoSmithKline (II phase);
  • 2014 – 2015      Multicenter Double Blind Clinical Trial of New Medicine for Bronchial Asthma Treatment, GlaxoSmithKline (III phase);

Social Activity:

  • 2014 till now, Vice President of Association of Children’s Allergologists and Clinical Immunologists of Georgia;
  • 2009 – 2014 President of Association of Children’s Allergologists and Clinical Immunologists of Georgia;
  • 2014 till now, President of the Pediatricians’ Association of Georgia;
  • 2004 – 2014 Vice President of the Association of Georgian Pediatricians;
  • 2009 till now, Member of the Board of Association of Allergologists and Immunologists of Georgia;
  • 2006 Vive Head of the Children’s Development and Rehabilitation Fund of Georgia;
  • 2007   Member of the Georgian Club;
  • 2004   Member of the Board of Association of women doctors of Georgia;
  • 2010 till now, EPA – Member of the Academy of the European Pediatricians;
  • 2006 till now, Editor of the journal ‘’Georgian Pediatrician’’;
  • 2003 – 2011 Head of the Scientific Board of S/R Institute of Pediatricians;
  • 2003 – 2011 Head of the Problem Commission of S/R Institute of Pediatrics;
  • 2009      Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Medical Faculty, Chairman of the Dissertation Board in Pediatrics;
  • 2006 – 2009 Tbilisi State Medical University, Dissertation Boards in Pediatrics and Allergology, member of the Scientific Board;
  • 2002 – 2006 Member of the Dissertation Board of Tbilisi State Medical University;
  • 1996 – Cairo University, Medical Faculty, Expert in Allergology and Clinical Epidemiology, Expert;
  • 1996 – 2016 – Head of the 14 Candidate Dissertations.

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

Languages:
Georgian – Native
Russian – Fluent
English –Good