Erebouni Medical Center
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Endocrine Surgery Department

General characteristics

The endocrine system of the body in close relationship with the nervous system, which together is called neuroendocrine system of the body, provides all the vital functions of the internal organs and systems of the human body. The complexity of neuroendocrine system structure, its leading role in the regulation of the body's vital functions, require highly qualified surgeon who are able to perform surgery on so-called "governing bodies" of the human body.


Accumulated over the past 50 years knowledge on the mechanisms of neuroendocrine disorders has provided the basis for the rapid development of new direction of clinical medicine - endocrine surgery.


Department of Endocrine Surgery of MC Erebouni was founded in 1986 by Professor Kushkyan A.M. Over the years, through the Department has passed more than 20,000 patients with diseases of the endocrine glands. It is the only specialized unit in Armenia, where carried out surgery on the thyroid and parathyroid glands, adrenal glands, breast and pancreas.


In Armenia about 1000 endocrine surgery is performed annually and 600 of them in endocrinology department of Erebouni MC.

 

Erebouni Medical Center: Endocrine Surgery Department


In 1997 Professor Kushkyan A.M. has founded the Chair of Endocrine Surgery of National Institutes of Health and later on of Yerevan State Medical University. M. Heraci where up to today the many endocrine surgeons of republic and other countries passes specialization. On the base of the Department had been performed many scientific-research works and publications. Many new methods and technologies had been developed and introduced in the routine practice of the Department by its specialists.


The laparoscopic adrenalectomy and endoscopic thyroidectomy first time in Armenia had been performed at the Department of Endocrine Surgery of MC Erebouni. Currently the specialists of the Department work on the methodological and technical precision standards.

 
Possession of complex technologies and the contemporary equipment allows specialists of the department in case of possibility give priority to low-invasive (minimally invasive) surgery: operations from minimal access, video endoscopic operations, surgical procedures under ultrasound control and others.


A variety of clinical manifestations, the organ failure related to the different systems of the body often requires a combined surgical intervention which should take place simultaneously with endocrine surgical intervention. In this case the multiprofile surgical team is provides the surgical intervention - neurosurgeons, urologists, gynecologists, thoracic surgery and others.


In the department of endocrine surgery MC Erebouni, the following types of surgery are provided:

 

  • laparoscopic surgery;
  • classic open access surgery;
  • surgery with minimum access;
  • minimally invasive organ preserving surgery;
  • surgery under the endovideocontrol.


The department performs all types of minimally invasive and high-tech surgical intervention:

 

  • Surgery on the pituitary gland
  • Surgery on the thyroid gland
  • Surgery in the parathyroid glands
  • Surgery in the thymus
  • Surgery on the pancreas
  • Surgery on the adrenal glands
  • Surgery on the breast
  • Surgery in the ectopic ACTH syndrome
  • Surgical treatment of benign and malignant diseases of the endocrine system (multiple endocrine neoplasia - MEN syndrome).
  • Surgery in the gonads and others.


Endocrine Surgery Department is cooperates with leading surgical clinics in Russia and Europe. Specialists of the department take an active participation in the international scientific symposium on endocrine surgery, conduct their own original research with the publication of the results in the local and foreign journals.

 

Main activities

The department conducted the surgery in the following pathologies:

 

  • thyroid disease, including cancer,
  • hormone-active adrenal tumors,
  • tumor close to the thyroid gland,
  • breast disease, including prosthetics,
  • correction of sex and congenital genital abnormalities,
  • diseases of the pituitary gland
  • sweating of palms and armpits,
  • weight loss surgery.
Staff
Levon Mkhitaryan MD Levon Mkhitaryan MD Write a letter Head of department of endocrine surgery endocrine surgeon
Eghishe Aprikyan Eghishe Aprikyan Write a letter endocrine surgeon
Artur Aleksanyan Artur Aleksanyan Write a letter vascular surgeon
Karen Karapetyan Karen Karapetyan Write a letter vascular surgeon
Education

Education material for specialists

 

Education material for Patients

 

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Price list

 

 

4.06.2020 թ.

 

Examinations

Price (AMD)

 

Primary examination by head of the Department (head of service)

10,000

 

Repeated examination by head of the Department (head of service)

5,000

 

Examination by doctor

5,000

 

Cost for 1-Day treatment (medication and examinations are not included)

20,000

 

Cost for 2-Day treatment (medication and examinations are not included)

40,000

 

Cost for 3-Day treatment (medication and examinations are not included)

60,000

 

Cost for 1-Day treatment (including medication, without examinations)

30,000

 

Cost for 2-Day treatment (including medication, without examinations)

60,000

 

Cost for 3-Day treatment (including medication, without examinations)

90,000

 

Conservative treatment of the patient

170,000

 

 

Service

Price (AMD)

 

Strumectomy (Thyroidectomy) (small volume)

350,000

 

Strumectomy (Thyroidectomy)

450,000

 

Thyroidectomy with radical lymph node dissection (large volume)

650,000

 

Breast surgery

410,000

 

Adrenal gland tumor removal

410,000

 

Adrenal gland removal in patients with somatic diseases

810,000

 

Reimbursement of additional medicine, based on the actual costs incurred

1,000

 

Reimbursement of additional medicine, based on the actual costs incurred 1

5,000

 

Reimbursement of additional medicine, based on the actual costs incurred 2

10,000

 

 

 

Cost of paid hospital rooms

 

Hospital room

Price (AMD)

 

910

5,000

 

906

7,000

 

901

7,000

 

801

20,000

 

802

20,000

 

803

20,000

 

804

20,000

 

805

20,000

 

806

20,000

 

807

20,000

 

808

15,000

 

809

15,000

 

810

20,000

 

811

15,000

 

812

15,000

 

 

 

All prices do not include the cost of special and difficult-to-access diagnostic tests approved by the RA Minister of Health.

*All prices do not include metallic constructions, stents, prostheses(implants), and expensive medicines (1 unit cost over 5,000 drams), blood components, nutrition, separate rooms

 

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