Russian People Famous Physicians from Soviet Union

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List of notable or famous physicians from soviet union, with bios and photos, including the top physicians born in soviet union and even some popular physicians who immigrated to soviet union. If you're trying to find out the names of famous soviet union physicians then this list is the perfect resource for you. These physicians are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known physician from soviet union is included when available.

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Alexander Alexandrovich Vishnevsky

Alexander Alexandrovich Vishnevsky was a Soviet surgeon of Ukrainian descent, member of the Academy of Medical Sciences of the USSR, honoured worker of science of the RSFSR, Colonel General of Medical Corps, and a Hero of Socialist Labor. Vishnevsky first conducted a cardiac surgery under the local anesthesia. A son of Alexandr Vasilyevich Vishnevsky, he elaborated the new methods regarding the gunshot wounds treatment on the Eastern Front of World War II. Later Vishnevsky was awarded several Soviet and foreign awards and prizes. ...more on Wikipedia

Alexander Bakulev is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Physicians from Soviet Union
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Aleksandr Nikolayevich Bakulev was a Soviet surgeon, one of the founders of cardiovascular surgery in the USSR. Born in Nevenikovskaya into a peasant family which belonged to the old Vyatka clan of Bakulevs, Bakulev attended the medical faculty of Saratov University after graduating from high school. During the First World War he served as a regimental medical officer on the Western Front. In 1938 Bakulev conducted a successful lobectomy in a case of chronic lung abscess. In 1939 he earned the academic degree of Professor and the same year conducted a successful lobectomy in a case of pulmonary actinomycosis. In 1943 Bakulev became head of the surgery department of the 2nd Pirogov Moscow ...more on Wikipedia

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Alexander Luria is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Physicians from Soviet Union
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Alexander Romanovich Luria was a Soviet neuropsychologist and developmental psychologist. He was one of the founders of Cultural-Historical Psychology, and a leader of the Vygotsky Circle. Luria's magnum opus was his textbook on neuropsychology, Higher Cortical Functions in Man, which has been translated into multiple languages and which he supplemented with The Working Brain in the 1970s. Apart from his work with Vygotsky, Luria is widely known for two extraordinary psychological case studies: of a man with a highly advanced memory, published as "The Mind of a Mnemonist", and of a man with traumatic brain injury, published as "The Man with a Shattered World". During his career Luria worked ...more on Wikipedia

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Boris Borisovich Yegorov was a Soviet physician-cosmonaut who became the first physician to make a space flight. Yegorov came from a medical background, with his father a prominent heart surgeon, and his mother an ophthalmologist. He also selected medicine as a career and graduated from the "First Moscow Medical Institute" in 1961. During the course of his studies, he came into contact with Yuri Gagarin's training and became interested in space medicine. Yegorov was selected as a member of the multi-disciplinary team that flew on Voskhod 1. It has been suggested that his father's influence within the Politburo may have had some bearing on the selection. As a result of this space flight, ...more on Wikipedia

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