Zaza Katsitadze MD. PhD.

Cardiac Surgeon

Workplace

  1. Bokhua Memorial Cardiovascular Clinic
  2. 1 Chachava St./5 Lubliana St., Tbilisi, Georgia
  3. 0322 51 70 08

Specialty

Cardiac Surgery

Scientific title

Doctor of Medical Sciences

Professional interests

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • General Surgery
Professional Skills
Health Care 100%
Patient Relationship 100%
Professional Development 100%

Date of birth: 15.11.1968

Specialization: Cardio-Vascular surgeon

Academic position: MD., Ph.D
Head of cardiac surgery department “Bokhua Memorial Cardiovascular Clinic”

Education:
1985 –1993 – Tbilisi State Medical Institute, Pediatric Faculty.

Special Training:

  • 1993 – 1995 – Department of abdominal surgery at the Tbilisi Republican Hospital for Children. Intern.
  • 1995 – 1999 – Department of congenital heart diseases at the Bakulev’s Cardio-Vascular Surgery Centre, Moscow. Postgraduate research.
  • 2001 – 2002 –  1st  Surgical department, AKH, Linz, Austria, EACT’s fellowship in adult cardiac surgery.
  • 2003 – HUG (University hospital of Geneva), Switzerland. Cardiac Surgery Department. Medical Training.
  • 2004 – Pediatric Hospital of Poznan, Poland, Cardiac Surgery Department. Medical Training.
  • 2009 – Tallinn ( Estonia) Cardiac surgery department of regional hospital. Of Pump CABG.
  • 2009 – Zurich (Swiss), University Hospital, Cardiac Surgery department. Heart Transplantation.

Working Experience:

  • 1999 – 2003 –  Surgeon, The Jo Ann Medical Center’s Pediatric Cardiac Surgery / Cardiology Clinic. Tbilisi, Georgia.
  • 2003- 2008 – Surgeon, Cardiac Surgery Clinic “Open Heart” Tbilisi, Georgia.
  • 2009- 2015 – N.Kipshidze’s Name Central University Clinic, Head Cardiac surgery and cardiological department, Medical director.
  • 2015 – up to date Head of cardiac surgery department of the Bokhua Memorial Cardiovascular Clinic.

List of literature referenses:

  1. Surgical repair treatment patients with anomalous origin coronary arteries from the pulmonary artery.// Materials of the first Annual session of the Bakulev’s Cardio-Vascular surgery Centre with whole Russian conference of young scintifists. Moscow 1997.
  2. Long-term results of radical correction of the Tetralogy of Fallot with agenesis of left pulmonary artery.// Materials of the first Annual session of the Bakulev’s Cardio-Vascular surgery Centre with whole Russian conference of young scintifists. Moscow 1997.
  3. Successful reimplantation of the left coronary artery into the aorta with anomalous origin of left coronary artery from pulmonary artery.// Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. Moscow. 1997. 4. P.- 61-65.
  4. Anomalous origin of left coronary artery from the right pulmonary artery.// Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. Moscow. 1997. 4. P.- 61-65.
  5. Anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery // “Arkhiv Patologii”. Moscow. 1998. 2.  P. – 35-39.
  6. Miocard C201 TL scintigraphy with anomalous origin of left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery.// Materials of the second Annual session of the Bakulev’s Cardio-Vascular surgery Centre with whole Russian conference of young scintifists. Moscow 1998.
  7. Rare form of anomalous origin coronary arteries from the pulmonary artery.// Materials of the second Annual session of the Bakulev’s Cardio-Vascular surgery Centre with whole Russian conference of young scintifists. Moscow 1998.
  8. New Technologies in Cardiac Surgery.// S.Lominadze, G.Grigolia, Z.Katsitadze, L.Gvelesiani, L.Bashakidze, D.Mikeltadze, D.Khazaradze. Georgian Medical News N4 (109) 2004.
  9. CABG Results with Left Ventricle Low Ejection Fraction Z.Katsitadze, G.Grigolia, E.Zodelava, S.Lomihadze, V.Getmanski, D.Mikeltadze, D.Khazaradze) Cardiology And Internal Medicine   1 (V) 2004 pp 131-133.
  10. Surgery for Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation: the Impact of Residual IMR on Late Survival // S.Lominadze, G.Grigolia, Z.Katsitadze, D.Mikeltadze, D.Khazaradze Georgian Medical News N5 (134) 2006.
  11. Simultaneous CABG  and hysterectomy.// G.Chkuaseli, Z.Katsitadze, M.Jangavadze, G.Grigolia. Georgian Medical News  N6 (135) 2006.
  12. Evalution of a progect of development of a cardiac surgery center in an emerging country // S.Lominadze, Z.Katsitadze, G.Grigolia, M.Montessuit, M.Bednarkievicz, P.Neidhart, V.Velebit. // Annual meeting of the Swiss Society for thoracic, Cardiac and vascular Surgery. Lugano 2006. Oral Presentation.
  13. Left heart assit divase in terminal heart failure, use excor berlin heart, case report. // Z.Katsitadze, V.kaloiani, L. Sukhishvili, L.Vashakidze, Z.Matoshvili, M.Kobalava, T.Gunjua, V.Natsvlishvili,  I.Rukhadze, O.Urushadze, I.Beridze. // Annual meeting of Terminal heart failure, Tbilisi, December 2009. Oral presentation.
  14. Artifitial Heart in terminal heart failure // N.Kipshidze, Z.Katsitadze/ Georgian Japan medical simposium. Batumi Jule 2010 Oral Presentation.
  15. Arterial Embolization to Treat a Right Ventricular Tumor. Akaki Archvadze, Vakhtang Kipiani, Mamuka Kobalava, Grigol Nemsadze, Zaza Katsitadze, Zviad Matoshvili, Lali Patsia, Tamar Tsibadze, Nicholas Kipshidze. Oral presentation – Mar 15, 2010. ACC.10 & i2 Summit. 59th annual scientific session. March 14-16 2010. Atlanta. GA. USA.
  16. Interventional treatment of right ventricular tumor. N. Kipshidze, A. Archvadze, V. Kipiani, M. Kantaria, G. Nemsadze, Z. Katsitadze, M. Kobalava, L. Patsia, O. Urushadze. Oral presentation – May, 26, 2010. EuroPCR2010, May 25-28 2010, Paris, France.
  17. Endovascular treatment of right ventricular tumor. Kipshidze N, Archvadze A, Kipiani V, Katsitadze Z, Matoshvili Z, Sigwart U. Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions. 2011 Oct 1;4(5):e33-5. doi: 10.1161/CIRCINTERVENTIONS.

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

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