General surgeon, Doctor of Medicine, professor
1989–1992 – I. Sechenov Moscow Medical Academy (department of the liver and biliary tract surgery). Ph.D. dissertation topic: Modern approaches to surgical treatment of biliary tract occlusive diseases after the cholecystectomy (supervisor: Professor E. Galperin);
1966–1972 – Tbilisi State Medical University, faculty of medicine.
1976-Present – National Center of Surgery, general surgery department, doctor-surgeon.
Throughout years he’d occupied following positions at National Center of Surgery: Surgeon-resident in the general surgery unit, after – junior fellow-scientist, senior fellow-scientist, chief of the hepato-pancreato-biliary surgery unit, and head of the hepato-pancreato-biliary surgical services;
1973–1976 – Kareli district hospital, doctor-surgeon;
1973–1974 – Leningrad Pediatric Medical Institute, faculty of surgery, specialization – abdominal surgery (supervisor: Professor A. Rusanov)
2006-Present – Chosen as an associate professor of surgery department at I. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University.
1996–2006 - Chosen as a docent of faculty of medicine at I. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University.
1981 – Defended candidate dissertation of the topic – Heterotopic transplantation of the liver of a newborn into a grown-up recipient.
Author of 80 scientific works (publications in domestic and foreign journals and collection). Received 4 grants on scientific projects (including 1 international – collaborator U.S)
Member of International College of Surgeons (Chicago, U.S) from 1989, Georgian Association of Surgeons and Acad. G. Mukhadze Scientific Society of Surgeons.
Was a member of Leningrad and Moscow Pirogov Scientific Society of Surgeons and a member of scientific control editorial of Georgian Medical Encyclopedia
From 2000 he is selected as a chairman of the medical ethics commission at National Center of Surgery, obtained an international passport of the surgeon.
Participant in numerous domestic and international conferences, symposiums, meetings and congresses.
Sphere of clinical work: general surgery/ abdominal surgery/ hepato-pancreato-biliary surgery/surgical oncology.