Sergey Bagnenko

Sergey Bagnenko

Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, PhD, M.D.,Professor

"MEDICINA ARS NOBILISSIMA. Medicine is the most noble of arts. That is why these words, written in Latin, are the part of our University emblem. Medicine is the art that requires complete dedication, humanity and patience. Medical aid cannot be postponed till tomorrow, since it is someone's life that cannot be postponed till tomorrow.

Scientific progress provides us with new approaches to solution of many clinical problems: we discover new improved drugs and new methods of treatment; we obtain accurate biochemical data concerning complicated vital functions of the human body. But the essence of both medical science and medical profession remains the same — it is to carry out the honorable duties in providing patient care.

We teach our students to be highly responsible and aware that possessing a diploma of higher medical education is not enough to be a true doctor. It is necessary that they constantly strive for new knowledge and advance their


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Sergey Bagnenko was born on 22nd  September 1957 in Kherson. In 1980 he graduated with gold medal from  Military Medical Academy named after S.M. Kirov.  He studied in clinical residency at naval and hospital Surgery department. S.F. Bagnenko served as part of a limited contingent of Soviet troops in Afghanistan. For the shown high moral and professional qualities during this period he was awarded the Order "For Service to Motherland in the Armed Forces» III degree. In 1987 he enrolled in the postgraduate course at the Department of the naval and hospital surgery in Military Medical Academy. In 1990 he defended his PhD thesis and in 1998 his doctoral thesis on "Diagnosis and surgical treatment of chronic biliary pancreatitis."

In 1998 after the discharge from the Armed Forces, Sergey Bagnenko became a director of the St. Petersburg I.I. Dzhanelidze Research Institute of Emergency Medicine. In 1999 he was awarded the academic title of professor. In 2000 he was elected as head of the newly established Department of damages surgery  in St. Petersburg Medical Postgraduate Academy (now  Northwestern State Medical University named after  I.I. Mechnikov), from 2010 he was Head of the Department of Surgery at St. Petersburg State University.

The results of scientific research and clinical work of Sergey Bagnenko are published in more than 300 scientific articles, including 14 monographs, manuals and textbooks. He is co-author of 10 patents and 1 scientific discovery. 8 doctoral and 12 PhD theses were defended under his supervision. Professor Sergey Bagnenko successfully formed a scientific school for specialists in surgery injury and diseases of the pancreas.

In 2005 Professor Sergey Bagnenko was elected as a corresponding member of Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, and in 2011 he became an Academician of the RAMS (now RAS) on a specialty "surgery". Since 2006 he is a member of the expert council of Higher Attestation Commission in surgical specialties. He is main  free-lance specialist in emergency medical services of the Russian Federation Ministry of Health.

Sergey Bagnenko  is :  chief surgeon of the Russian Ministry of Health in the Northwest Federal District; Chairman of the problem commission "polytrauma" of the Scientific Council of RAS on emergency issues;  a member of the problem commission "Extreme and terminal state RAMS";  deputy editor of "Ambulance" magazine, member of the editorial board of the journal "journal of surgery named after  I.I. Grekov "and" Annals of surgical hepatology ". Since 1998 S.F Bagnenko  is also Head of  City Coordinating Council for the ambulance and  he is a member of the Board of Transplantation.

Sergey Bagnenko is actively engaged in the social work,  he was repeatedly elected as a  member of the Board of Pirogov Surgical Society, and in 2005-2007 he was its’ chairman. In 2003-2004 he was Head of Association of the medical organizations of Saint Petersburg. He is currently vice-president of the Russian public organization "Russian Medical Society."  He is also the president of Russian Society of Emergency Medical Aid.

During the election campaign of the President of Russia in 2012, he was the head of the election headquarters of V.V. Putin in St. Petersburg from Russian Popular Front.

Sergey Bagnenko has following awards: Order "For Service to Motherland in the Armed Forces" III degree, Order “For Merit for the Motherland” II degree, Medal "In Commemoration of the 300th Anniversary of Saint Petersburg", a sign of "Excellent Health" and "Mercy", Medal "For Service  in domestic health care ", Medal " For the salvation army community".  He is Winner of the Russian Federation Government Prize in Education (2013) and he also got the Russian Federation Government Prize in Science and Technology (2015).