N.I. Pirogov Russian State Medical University, 1993.
President of the Russian Federation Russian Academy of Civil Service, 1999.
Degrees and Titles
Doctor of Medical Sciences, Doctor of Historical Sciences, Ph.D. in Philosophy, MA in Catholic Clinical Ethics, Professor.
1999 – at the RAMS Medical Museum Research Center, D.A. Balalykin defended his candidate’s dissertation titled “The History of Surgical Treatment of Ulcer Disease in Russia (during the period from1880s to 1990s)”.
2003 – defended doctoral (Doctor of medical sciences) dissertation titled “The History of the Foundations and Development of Gastric Surgery as a Scientific and Clinical Field in Russia in the 19th and 20th Centuries” at I.M. Sechenov MMA.
2007– defended his doctoral (Doctor of historical sciences) dissertation titled “The Russian Schism in the Context of the Church and the State Relations in the Second Half of the 17th Century in Russian Historiography” at the People’s Friendship University of Russia.
2001–2002 – worked at the Central Science Research Institute for Tuberculosis at the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences (RAMS). From 2002 to 2010 was a senior researcher at the RAMS Institute for the History of Medicine.
From 2006 to 2013 was a professor at the department of higher qualifications for medical workers at the People’s Friendship University of Russia.
From 2010 – was head of the department of the history of medicine, history of Russia, and culturology at I.M. Sechenov First MSMU of the Russian Ministry of Health.
From 2014 – was the vice-president of the Russian Society of Historians of Medicine (under president K.A. Pashkov).
D.A. Balalykin is the author of over 200 works on the history and philosophy of medicine and the history of surgical gastroenterology, including eleven monographs and one patent. Was a research advisor оf three doctors and four candidates of medical sciences and one doctor of historical sciences.
Honorary Titles, Awards and Prizes
D.A. Balalykin was awarded the Certificates of Merit of the Russian Ministry of Health for his healthcare service and years of diligent work (2014), the 850 Year Anniversary of Moscow Memorial Medal (1997), and personal gratitude оf the President of Russian Federation.
The history of medicine, the history of science, religious and philosophical preconditions for the development of scientific knowledge, the history of Russian surgery.
Member of the International Society for the History of Medicine (D.A. Balalykin is the official delegate of the Russian Federation), vice-president of the Russian Society of Historians of Medicine, deputy chairman of the Russian Society of Gastroenterology Surgeons, chairman of the Local Ethics Committee at I.M. Sechenov Moscow State Medical University, member of the advisory council on preventative medical sciences for the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation.
Chairman of the editorial board of the encyclopedic almanac “Anthology of the History of Russian Surgery”, member of the editorial board of Surgical Gastroenterology Bulletin, editor-in-chief of the journal “History of Medicine”.
The author of over 200 scientific publications, including five books on the history of surgery and philosophical problems of medicine, as well as in the field of historiography of the church and the state relations in Russia in the 17th century.
Balalykin D.A. Problemy «Svyashchenstva» i «Tsarstva» v Rossii vtoroy poloviny XVII v. v otechestvennoy istoriografii (1917–2000 gg.) [Issues of “The Priesthood” and “Tsardom” in Russia in the Second Half of the 17th Century in Russian Historiography (1917-2000)]. Moscow, Izdatel’stvo «Vest’», 2006. 335 p. [in Russain]
Balalykin D.A., Chernousov A.F., Ruchkin D.V., Chernousov F.A. Bolezni iskusstvennogo pishchevoda (Illnesses from Artificial Foods). M., Izdatel’skiy dom «Vidar-M», 2008. 673 p. [in Russain]
Balalykin D.A. 80-90-e gody XIX stoletiya – period zarozhdeniya i stanovleniya khirurgii zhelchnogo puzyrya v Rossii. (1880s-1890s: The Origins and Foundation of Gallbladder Surgery in Russia). Zhurnal «Khirurgiya». Moscow, 2008. № 1. P. 76–78. [in Russain]
Balalykin D.A., Kiselev A.S. Istoriya i sovremennye voprosy razvitiya bioetiki. Uchebnoe posobie (Past and Present Issues in the Development of Bioethics: a Textbook). M.: GEOTAR-Media, 2012. 144 p. [in Russain]
Balalykin D.A. Rossiyskie nauchnye prioritety v issledovanii fiziologii i eksperimental’noy khirurgii zheludka v XIX – nachale XX v. 2-e izd (Russian Science Priorities in Research on the Physiology and Experimental Surgery of the Stomach in 19th Century and Beginning of the 20th. 2nd edition). M.: GEOTAR-Media, 2013. 224 p. [in Russain]
Balalykin D.A., Shcheglov A.P., Shok N.P. Galen: vrach i filosof : monografiya (Galen: Doctor and Philosopher. A Monograph). M.: Vest’, 2014. 416 p. [in Russain]
Galen. Sochineniya. Tom I. Obshch. red., sost., vstup. st. i komm. D. A. Balalykina; per. s drevnegr. A. P. Shcheglova; nauch. red. A. P. Shcheglova, N. P. Shok (Galen. Essays. Volume I. Ed. D.A. Balalykin, trans. A.P. Scheglov, ed. A.P. Scheglov, N.P. Shok). M.: Vest’, 2014. 656 p. [in Russain]
Berger E.E., Tutorskaya M.S. Khrestomatiya po istorii meditsiny: uchebnoe posobie / Pod red. prof. D.A. Balalykina (History of Medicine Anthology: Textbook / ed. D.A. Balalykin). M.: Litterra, 2012. 624 p. [in Russain]
Balalykin D.A., Mikhaylovska-Karlova E.P., Gorelova L.E. Bioeticheskiy praktikum (Bioethics Practicum). M., Izdatel’stvo «Litterra», 2012. 207 p. [in Russain]
Balalykin D.A., Kozovenko M.N., Chernousov F.A. Izbrannye stranitsy istorii russkoy khirurgii (Selected Pages from the History of Russian Surgery). M., 2013. 272 p. [in Russain]
Balalykin D.A. Zarozhdenie meditsiny kak nauki v period do XVII veka (The Birth of Medicine as a Science in the Period Before the 17th Century). Moscow, 2013. [in Russain]
Balalykin D.A. Sootnoshenie teorii i praktiki v sisteme Galena (The Interrelationship of Theory and Practice in Galen’s System). D.A. Balalykin, A.P. Shcheglov, N.P. Shok. Filosofiya nauki. 2014. № 2. P. 114–136. [in Russain]
Balalykin D.A. Edinstvo filosofskoy teorii i meditsinskoy praktiki vo vzglyadakh Galena (The Unity of Philosophical Theory and Medical Practice in Galen’s Theories). D.A. Balalykin, A.P. Shcheglov, N.P. Shok. Filosofiya nauki. 2014. №1. P. 70–85. [in Russain]
Balalykin D.A. Sushchnostnoe edinstvo dukhovnogo i telesnogo v teoretiko-prakticheskoy sisteme Galena. Chast’ 1 (Essential Unity of the Spiritual and Corporeal in Galen’s Theoretical-Practical System. Part I). Filosofiya nauki. 2014. № 3. P. 112–149. [in Russain]
Balalykin D.A. Zarozhdenie ratsional’noy meditsiny v Drevney Gretsii VI-IV vv. do n.e (The Birth of Rational Medicine in Ancient Greece From the 6th-4th Centuries B.C.E.). D.A. Balalykin. Vestnik Tomskogo gosudarstvennogo universiteta. Istoriya. 2013. № 6. P. 169-175. [in Russain]
Balalykin D.A. Razvitie naturfilosofii dosokratikov v «Korpuse Gippokrata». D.A. Balalykin, B.V. Davydov. Istoricheskie, filosofskie, politicheskie i yuridicheskie nauki, kul’turologiya i iskusstvovedenie. (The Development of Pre-Socratic Natural Philosophy in the Hippocratic Corpus. D.A. Balalykin, B.V. Darydov. Historical, Philosophical, Political, and Legal Sciences, Culturology, and Art Studies). Voprosy teorii i praktiki. 2013. № 12-2. P. 18–21. [in Russain]
Tolstokishechnaya ezofagoplastika v Rossii: k istorii razvitiya metoda. Balalykin D.A. [i dr.] (Colonic Esophagoplasty in Russia: History of the Development of the Method. Balalykin D.A. et.al). Khirurgiya. Zhurnal im. N.I. Pirogova. 2012. № 3. P. 86–91. [in Russain]
Bogopol’skiï P.M., Abakumov M.M., Kabanova S.A., Balalykin D.A. The development of colic escophagoplasty in Russia. Khirurgiia (Mosk). 2012; (3):86–91. Russian. No abstract available. PMID: 22712062 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE].
Balalykin D.A. Invention of esophagogastroduodenoscopy in XIX – beginning of XX century. Khirurgiia (Mosk). 2009;(2):86-8. Russian. No abstract available. PMID: 19368052 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE].
Mal’tseva L.D., Balalykin D.A., Litvitskiy P.F. Predstavleniya Erasistrata o sisteme krovoobrashcheniya i ee roli v patologii (Erasistratus’ Conception of Blood Circulation and Its Role in Pathology). Kurskiy nauchno-prakticheskiy vestnik «Chelovek i ego zdorov’e» (Kursk Practical Science Bulletin Man and Health). № 2. 2015. P. 102–108. [in Russain]
Balalykin D.A. Mikrostruktura zhivoy materii v naturfilosofskoy sisteme Galena. Chast’ I (Microstructure of Living Matter in Galen’s Natural Philosophical System. Part I). Filosofiya nauki. №2 (65). 2015. P. 119–134. [in Russain]