On February 27, 2012 the department of endosurgery was created by the rector of the Medical university Astana, MD, professor Mazhit Z. Shaydarov. In 2017 the department was renamed to the laparoscopic and bariatric surgery department by initiative of Board of directors of Medical University Astana.
First of all, this is development of laparoscopic and bariatric surgery in the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Secondly, it is implementation of educational programs with the national standard of education of the higher professional and postgraduate education.
Thirdly, this is training of medical personnel according to the national standard of education of the Republic Kazakhstan and the principles of evidential medicine.
Fourthly, these are development and deployment of training programs, syllabuses, teaching programs on disciplines. This is carrying out all types of education.
Fifthly, it is implementation of complex methodical and organizational ensuring educational process, carrying out a practical training on exercise machines, simulators and in the operating room.
These are training of surgeons of new methods of laparoscopic and bariatric surgery, standardization and development of clinical protocols in laparoscopic operations, introduction in practical healthcare of hi-tech endovideosurgical interventions.
The main priority areas of work of department are development of laparoscopic and bariatric surgery of Kazakhstan, universal introduction of modern techniques, technologies and also preparation of highly specialized scientific and pedagogical personnel.
Staff of department annually carries out the congresses:
- The Kazakhstan International congress on Bariatric and Metabolic surgery (KaSBariMeT);
Congress of the Kazakhstan Association of Endoscopic Surgeons (KAES).
Staff of department annually makes reports at the international conferences.
The innovation techniques protected by patents take root into practical health care. The staff of department introduces the innovation methods of training. Exit cycles are annually carried out in regions of Kazakhstan.
O.B. Ospanov’s pupils defended 10 dissertations (from them 2 doctoral dissertation, 1 PhD dissertation, 1 ) under his management.
Now Oral B. Ospanov directs 4 PhD, 3 masters, 2 applicants of degree of doctors of medicine. Residents of the general surgery («6R112700») study at this department.