Vitaliy Tsymbaluk

(26 January 1947)

Vitaliy Tsymbaluk

Leader of the department of reconstructive neurosurgery of the Institute of neurosurgery (science 1988), Academician of Academy of medical sciences in Ukraine (science 2010), Dr. of Sci., professor (1989), Honoured Scientist (1997), Laureate of the Government award (2003). Deputy chief of the State institution Institute of neurosurgery named after A.P.Romodanov of AMS of Ukraine (since 1990), chairman of the Department of neurosurgery of National medical university named after O.O.Bogomolets (since 1993).


Founder and chief of the reconstructive neurosurgery. Developed new operations aimed at repairing lost functions of nervous system (36 certificates of recognition). At first performed neurotransplantation in patients with the organic disorders of nervous system.

Implemented native electrostimulative systems for the clinical practice for treating pain syndromes, spasticity, epilepsy.

Author of more than 800 scientific works, including 50 books (monographies, manuals, textbooks, guides). Has prepared 11 doctors of science and 48 candidates of medical science.

Vice-president of Ukrainian association of neurosurgery. Neurosurgeon of higher category.

Main interests: reconstructive neurosurgery, functional neurosurgery, pathology of peripheral nervous system, hospital infections, history of neurosurgery.