Medical Faculty 3

Third Medical Faculty

By the order of the rector of December 24, 2015, the III Medical Faculty was established in Zaporizhia State Medical University.

Dean of the third medical faculty – Shyshkin Maxim Andreevich, Candidate of Medical Sciences, Associate Professor of Pathological Anatomy, and Forensic Medicine.


History of the faculty

The third medical faculty was established in 2015.

Training of dentists at Zaporizhia State Medical University began in 2007. At the same time, a course of dentistry was founded under the guidance of Professor Igor Vasilyevich Berdyuk. In July 2010, the course was reorganized into the Department of Dentistry, the head of the department was appointed Ph.D. Gavrilenko MA, since March 2011 the head of the department was appointed doctor of medical sciences Voznogo OV

In order to optimize the educational, pedagogical, and pedagogical processes, as well as to improve the training of students majoring in “Dentistry” in September 2011 there was a need for structural reorganization into two departments: “General and Special Dentistry” and “Otorhinolaryngology and Propaedeutic Dentistry”. In September 2012, the Department of General and Special Dentistry began training dentists, interns, and masters. In 2012, the department graduated from the first 29 dentists. In October 2013, in order to improve the educational process, the department was reorganized into the Department of Therapeutic, Orthopedic and Pediatric Dentistry and the Department of Propaedeutic and Surgical Dentistry. In 2014, the department graduated with the first dentists-interns and 3 masters. In 2015, the department made the first graduation of foreign dentists and 2 clinical residents.

From the 2017 academic year, the recruitment of students majoring in 227 “Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy” has begun at the III Medical Faculty.

Graduates of the III medical faculty after graduation receive a diploma of the state standard, which certifies their higher education.


The material and technical base of the faculty

The material and technical base of the III Medical Faculty fully provides the conditions for the training of specialists in the field of education “Dentistry”, “Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy” and meets the requirements of the educational program.

As an innovative direction, the faculty has created a new dental training center, which is equipped with 8 dental units with phantoms of the oral cavity, a phantom class equipped with 10 phantoms with video software, which allow you to fully practice practical skills in student training programs and treatment room for dentists. work with patients.

The faculty has developed a system of computer training based on basic computer classes, provided free access to the Internet. Modern multimedia technologies are used. The university library fully provides students with educational, reference, and methodical literature.


The teaching staff of the faculty

There are 8 professors, 7 doctors of medical sciences, 20 associate professors, 28 candidates of medical sciences, 29 assistants working at the departments of the faculty.


Faculty students

About 500 students study at the faculty. Students have the opportunity to engage in research work as part of the student scientific society. They present their reports at the final scientific conferences of the university, in other universities of the country and at international scientific conferences in other countries.

Students of the educational program “Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy” study physical therapy and occupational therapy in the clinic of internal medicine, in pediatrics and neurology, in disorders of the musculoskeletal system. Gain basic knowledge of classical and therapeutic massage, biomechanics and clinical kinesiology, the use of preformed physical factors, clinical psychology, clinical rehabilitation management in the professional field.

The faculty has all the conditions for students’ leisure. The sports club of the university has sections for classes in almost all sports. Most students are active participants in amateur art ZSMU and KVN.

The faculty has dormitories in which all conditions for preparation for classes and the rest of the students are created. There is an Internet network, a library, and a reading room. Equipped cooking facilities and personal hygiene rooms.

Student self-government, trade union organization of students, student councils of dormitories successfully operate at the faculty.

Powerful human resources of the faculty, modern information and logistical support of the educational process, scientific and clinical activities allow to achieve a high level of training of students, masters, graduate students, and doctoral students, to introduce innovative pedagogical and medical technologies.


The faculty consists of the following departments:

Department of Therapeutic, Orthopedic and Pediatric Dentistry

Department of Propaedeutic and Surgical Dentistry

Department of Otorhinolaryngology

Department of General Practice – Family Medicine and Internal Medicine

Department of Physical Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine, Physical Education and Health