Gorky Medical Institute (graduated with honors).
Faculty of Medicine.
Degrees and titles
Doctor of Medical Sciences, Academic of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
In 1965, defended a dissertation for the degree of candidate of medical sciences on the topic: “Short esophagus”. In 1973, defended a doctoral dissertation on the topic: “Stenosing reflux esophagitis”.
In 1961, A. F. Chernousov graduated from the Faculty of Medicine at Gorky Medical Institute. After graduation, worked for one year as a surgeon at a hospital in Pavlovo on the Oka river. From 1962-1963, was a resident at the hospital surgical clinic at I. M. Sechenov 1st Moscow Medical Institute. From 1964, began working in the Russian Scientific Center of Surgery at the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences.
For almost 40 years, Aleksandr Chernousov worked at the Russian Scientific Center of Surgery, RAMS, rising from attending physician to the head of thoraco-abdominal surgery. Under his leadership the department of surgery of the esophagus and the stomach gained unique experience recognized worldwide in the treatment of patients with diseases of the esophagus and stomach. Aleksandr Chernousov is a legend in surgical gastroenterology. He proposed and implemented original surgical techniques for the treatment of:
• malignant and benign diseases of the esophagus,
• cancer and ulcers of the stomach and duodenum,
• diseases of the post-operation stomach and esophagus, artificial esophagus,
• reflux esophagitis,
• neuromuscular diseases of the esophagus.
The author of 23 patents and invention certificates.
The founder of a large scientific surgical school. Aleksandr Chernousov’s students work at major scientific, medical and academic medical institutions in Russia and countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States. Under his leadership, 27 doctoral dissertations and 80 candidate’s dissertations have been defended.
In 2003, Academic Chernousov became head of the department of hospital surgery at the I. M. Sechenov Moscow Medical Academy and in 2006 he headed the N. N. Burdenko faculty and clinic of faculty surgery at the I. M. Sechenov Moscow Medical Academy.
Honors, Awards and Prizes
Has been awarded the Order of Merit and the Order for Services to the Fatherland.
Surgical gastroenterology and historical aspects of formation.
Member of the Russian section of the International College of Surgeons.
Honorary member of the German Surgical Society.
Co-chairman of the All-Russian Society of Surgeon-Gastroenterologists.
Chief editor of the Journal of Surgical Gastroenterology.
Member of the editorial board of the journals Surgery, Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Annals of Surgery, and Clinical Medicine.
The author of over 350 scientific papers, including 16 monographs.
Plastika pishchevoda pri rake i dobrokachestvennykh strikturakh (Plastic reconstructive surgery of the esophagus in cases of cancer and benign strictures). 1990. [in Russian];
Lazernyy skal’pel’ v khirurgii pishchevoda zheludka (The laser scalpel in esophagogastric surgery), 1992. [in Russian];
Differentsial’naya diagnostika pri zabolevaniyakh pishchevoda (Differential diagnosis of diseases of the esophagus), 1993. [in Russian];
Profilaktika infektsionnykh oslozhneniy posle ezofagoplastiki i gastrektomii (Prevention of infectious complications after gastrectomy and esophagoplasty). 1996. [in Russian];
Khirurgiya pishchevoda (Surgery of the esophagus). 2000. [in Russian];
Yazva kardial’nogo otdela zheludka (Ulcer of the gastric cardia). 1982. [in Russian];
Khirurgiya yazvennoy bolezni. Rukovodstvo dlya vrachey (Surgery of peptic ulcer disease. Guidelines for doctors). 1996. [in Russian];
Selektivnaya proksimal’naya vagotomiya (Selective proximal vagotomy). 2001. [in Russian];
Khirurgiya raka zheludka (Surgery of gastric cancer). 2004. [in Russian];
Khirurgiya raka zheludka (Surgery of gastric cancer), 2006 – was awarded the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences prize and was recognized as the best work of the year.
Produced by Chernousov, the “Chirurgie des Ösophagus. Operationsatlas” published in Germany is considered one of the best in the world.
Profilaktika nedostatochnosti anastomozov zheludochno-kishechnogo trakta [Tekst] (Prevention of failure of anastomoses of the gastrointestinal tract [Text]). A. F. Chernousov, T. V. Khorobrykh, O. N. Antonov. Khirurgiya. Zhurnal im. N.I. Pirogova : Nauchno-prakticheskiy zhurnal. 2005. №12. P. 25-29. Referirovana. [in Russian]
Khirurgicheskoe lechenie bol’nykh s bol’shimi pishchevodno-trakheal’nymi svishchami [Tekst] (Surgical treatment of patients with large esophageal-tracheal fistula [Text]). A. F. Chernousov, F. A. Chernousov, E. A. Letunovskiy. Annaly khirurgii : Nauchno-prakticheskiy zhurnal. 2006. №1. P. 36-40. [in Russian]
Ranniy rak zheludka [Tekst] (Early gastric cancer [Text]). A. F. Chernousov [i dr.]. Khirurgiya. Zhurnal im. N.I. Pirogova : Nauchno-prakticheskiy zhurnal. 2006. №7. P. 4-9. [in Russian]
Endoskopicheskaya gemostaz erozivno-yazvennogo gastroduodenal’nogo krovotecheniya s ispol’zovaniem fibrinovogo kleya u bol’nykh v kriticheskikh sostoyaniyakh [Tekst] (Endoscopic hemostasis of erosive and ulcerative gastroduodenal bleeding with the use of fibrin sealant in patients in critical conditions [Text]). A. F. Chernousov [i dr.]. Khirurgiya. Zhurnal im. N.I. Pirogova : Nauchno-prakticheskiy zhurnal. 2006. [in Russian]
Endoskopicheskiy gemostaz s ispol’zovaniem fibrinovogo kleya pri yazvennom gastroduodenal’nom krovotechenii u bol’nykh pozhilogo i starcheskogo vozrasta [Tekst] (Endoscopic hemostasis with the use of fibrin glue in the gastroduodenal ulcer bleeding in old and elderly patients [Text]). A. F. Chernousov [i dr.]. Annaly khirurgii : Nauchno-prakticheskiy zhurnal. 2006. №4. P. 60-63. [in Russian]
Opyt primeneniya fibrinovogo kleya dlya lecheniya nesformirovannykh svishchey zheludochno-kishechnogo trakta [Tekst] (Experience in the use of fibrin glue in the treatment of immature fistulas of the gastrointestinal tract [Text]). A. F. Chernousov, T. V. Khorobrykh, O. V. Ishchenko. Khirurgiya. Zhurnal im. N.I. Pirogova : Nauchno-prakticheskiy zhurnal. 2006. №9. P. 21-24. [in Russian]
Rol’ khronicheskoy yazvy zheludka v kantserogeneze [Tekst] (The role of chronic gastric ulcers in carcinogenesis [Text]). A. F. Chernousov [i dr.]. Khirurgiya. Zhurnal im. N.I. Pirogova : Nauchno-prakticheskiy zhurnal. 2006. №10. P. 4-7. [in Russian]