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Department of Otorhinolaryngology

Lutfullaev Gayrat Umrillaevich

Head of Department Doctor of Medical Sciences, Associate Professor

Visiting hours:
Monday to Saturday: 08:30-17:00

+998 (90) 505 00 95


6 Ankabay Street, Samarkand

Staff of the department

Umrillo Lutfullaevich Lutfullaevich

Professor, Doctor of Medical Sciences

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Phone: +998 (91) 318 60 48

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Khamrayev Farid Khamidullaevich

Candidate of Medical Sciences, Assistant.

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+998 (91) 531 24 32

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Nasiba Iskandarovna Safarova

Candidate of Medical Sciences, Assistant.

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+998 (91) 525 53 84

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Kobilova Shakhodat Shokirovna

Assistant, PhD

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+998 (90) 196 06 56

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Uktam Suyunovich Nematov Assistant

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+998 (90) 228 63 75

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  The course of otorhinolaryngology of advanced training of physicians has been organized at Department of otorhinolaryngology of faculty of pediatrics of SamMI according to the order of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Uzbekistan, and rector of SamMI ¹ 98 - U in May 2, 1996.

  In 1997 the course of otorhinolaryngology was organized as Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Faculty of Advanced Training of Physicians of SamMI, according to the order of the rector of SamMI ¹174-U dated 7.07.1997. In 2005 the department was renamed to Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Dentistry of SamMI under the order of the Rector SamMI ¹335-U. In 2017, the Department of Otorhinolaryngology of Advanced Medical Education SamMI was renamed to the Department of Otorhinolaryngology of the Faculty of Postgraduate Education SamMI in accordance with the order of the Rector SamMI 326-U dated 23.03.2017. The Department of Otorhinolaryngology was established in Samarkand in 1929 under the Republican Hospital. It had 20 beds. A.V. Saveliev was appointed head of the department. In 1933, the ENT-diseases Department of the Institute was created on the basis of the department. A.V. Saveljev was awarded the title of professor and appointed head of the department.

  Alexander Vasilievich Saveliev was born in 1898 in Saratov Province of Russia. He graduated from the medical faculty of Saratov State University in 1925 and worked as a trainee in the torinolaryngological clinic of this faculty and in 1930 he came to Samarkand. Saveljev was the head of the department in 1933-1950 and at the same time in 1935-1939 he was the chief doctor of the polyclinic. He had been a professor-advisor at the evacuation hospital in Samarkand in 1941-1944, and during 1941-1942 he had been a head of Samarkand city public health department. In 1943-1945 he worked as a dean of the Medical Faculty of SamMI. A.V. Savelyev was awarded honorary title "Honored Scientist of Uzbekistan". In 1950 he was appointed the rector of Kursk Medical Institute and head of ENT-diseases Department.

  From 1932 to 1948, the department was headed by S.K. Chengeri. Stanislav Chengeri was born in 1898. In 1925 he graduated from the medical faculty of the University of Saratov. Having moved to Samarkand, he worked in a clinic as otolaryngologist and deputy chief physician for medical work. С. Chengeri defended his thesis in 1944 and in 1945 he was awarded the title of associate professor. In his later years he worked as an assistant professor at the department of otorhinolaryngology of the SammaI. He was awarded the honorary title "Honoured Physician of Uzbekistan".

  Veniamin Andrejevich Gorchakov was born in 1918 in today's Volgograd region of Russia. In 1940, after graduating from Voronezh Medical Institute, he was called up for military service. During the Second World War, he took part in battles as a military doctor, was besieged and took part in the partisan movement. After the war, he continued his military service and worked as a military doctor in hospitals. From 1951 till 1959, V.A. Gorchakov worked as an assistant at the department of otorhinolaryngology of Medical Institute of Turkmenistan, from 1959 till 1970 he worked as a senior research fellow at Kiev Research Institute of Otolaryngology. In 1969, he defended his doctoral thesis and received the title of professor in 1970. Prof. V.A. Gorchakov was elected to be the Head of the Department of Otorhinolaryngology of SamMI in 1970 and was the Head of the department till 1981. From 1981 to 1987 he was a professor at the same department.

  Raisa Vohidovna Sadrieva was born in 1918 in Samarkand. In 1941 she graduated from the Samarkand Medical Institute. From 1941 to 1946 she worked as a practicing physician in the health system. In 1946 she was admitted to the ENT department of the Republican Hospital. From 1947 to 1950 she worked as a clinical intern at the department of otorhinolaryngology, from 1950 to 1959 she worked as an assistant. From 1959 to 1964 she was an associate professor at the department and from 1964 to 1970 she was the head of the department. In 1968 she was awarded the honorary title "Honoured doctor of Uzbekistan". In 1980 she defended her doctoral thesis and was honored with the title of professor. Professor Sadrieva was the head of the department from 1981 to 1987, and after 1987 she worked as professor-advisor.

Nasreddinov T.H.

  Tahsin Khamidovich Nasreddinov was born in 1944 in Kattakurgan district of Samarkand region. In 1966 he graduated from the Medical Faculty of Samara State Medical University. From 1968 to 1971 he studied at the Central Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education in Moscow at the ENT - Diseases Department, defended his dissertation. From 1972 to 1978, T.H. Nasreddinov worked as an assistant on the department of otorhinolaryngology of SamMI. From 1978 to 1980, he studied for a doctoral degree. From 1981 to 1983, he worked as a pro-rector for academic work in SamMI.

  After defending his doctoral thesis he was awarded the title of Professor. Prof. T.H.Nasreddinov was the head of the department of ENT diseases of the medical faculty, located in the 2nd clinic of the institute from 1987 and till the end of his life in 2008 he was the head of the department after the unification of two faculties.

Akram Ibrahimovich Muminov

  Akram Ibrahimovich Muminov was born in 1937 in Samarkand. He graduated from the Medical Faculty of Tashkent State Medical Institute in 1961. From 1961 to 1965 he worked in the clinic of ENT diseases and simultaneously as an assistant to the dean of the Faculty. Then he moved to TashMI, where he defended his doctoral and candidate theses. He worked as associate professor, head of ENT-diseases chair of Tashkent Medical Institute, where he received the title of professor. A.I.Muminov was simultaneously dean of the medical faculty, and then vice-rector on educational work. Prof. Muminov was one of the founders of the Bukhara Medical Institute in 1991 and the first rector of the institute in 1991-1995. In 1995 he moved to Samarkand, where he worked as a rector of the SamMI and simultaneously served as the head of the chair of otorhinolaryngology from 1995 to 2000. Professor A.I.Muminov was awarded the honourable title "Honoured Worker of Science of Uzbekistan".

Lutfullaev U.L.

  In 2001 U.L. Lutfullaev was selected as the head of the chair. Umrillo Lutfullaevich Lutfullaev was born in 1943 in Urgut, Samarkand region. He graduated from the Medical Faculty of SamMI in 1967. He began his career at Urgut Central Hospital. After mastering his ENT specialty he organized and headed an ENT department at the district hospital. Together with his practical work he worked as a researcher. In 1978 he defended his thesis at the Specialized Scientific Council of the Central Institute for Advanced Training of Physicians in Moscow on "Condition of upper airways, olfactory and vestibular analyzers and prevention of their violations in tobacco farmers". U.L. Lutfullaev worked as a chief doctor at Urgut Central Hospital and continued his research work. In 1988 - defended his doctoral thesis on the topic "Vascular organs of ENT organs of lungs (Clinic, Diagnostics, Treatment)" at Kolomiychenko Scientific Research Institute of Ear, Throat and Nose in Kiev. 1989- 2013 г. He worked as Head of the Department of Otorhinolaryngology at the Faculty of Advanced Medical Education of SamMI. Currently, he is a professor at the department.

Lutfullaev G.U.

  Since September 2013, Dr.M.Sc Lutfullaev has been Head of the Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Faculty of Postgraduate Education at SamMI. He was born in 1975 in Urgut, Samarkand region. In 1992 he entered Samarkand State Medical Institute. In 1998 he graduated from the faculty of medicine of Samarkand State Medical Institute, in 2000 he successfully completed his clinical residency. G.U. Lutfullaev entered the postgraduate course and started his scientific activity. In 2004, under the guidance of Professor A.M. Khakimov defended his thesis on the topic "Clinic, diagnosis and treatment of benign tumors of the nose and sinuses" and in 2012 he defended his doctoral thesis on the topic "Diagnosis and treatment of benign tumors of the throat" under the guidance of Professor Arifov S.S. Since 2020 G.U.Lutfullaev has been the Dean of the Medical Faculty of Samarkand State Medical Institute.


  Students and future specialists have their leisure time also in the cultural-educational activity. One of the main activities of the department is the formation of high moral values, fostering interest in professional activities, the need for a healthy lifestyle, involving students in cultural events of the University. For realization of these tasks in the department to the groups the supervisor among experienced teachers is assigned. Under the guidance of supervisors, the students actively participate in public events, organize cultural leisure and visit historical monuments and landmarks of Samarkand, theatres and museums.

  Much attention is paid to physical education and sports. Graduate students and clinical residents attend sports sections in tennis, chess, football, basketball, volleyball, national wrestling, oriental martial arts, track and field, which function on the basis of the sports complex of the Institute. They take an active part in regional and republican sports competitions.

  According to a wisdom of the East, "It is impossible to separate education from upbringing and vice versa". More than 200 specialists graduate from the faculty every year.

  Spiritual-educational work is conducted on the basis of the approved plan, according to which various events dedicated to historical dates, national holidays, sports competitions, etc. are held. Various meetings are held jointly with internal affairs bodies, law enforcement agencies, spirituality centres and other partner organisations.

  Each supervisor has a work plan, based on which he or she carries out various activities with the supervisory group. There are also albums and CDs on which the activities are recorded. Every Thursday, the class begins with an information session.


  The main aim of the department's activity is to improve by health care specialists their professional knowledge, practical skills and abilities, as well as to prepare them for new job functions.

  The objectives of the department are:

- Meeting the needs of health workers in obtaining new knowledge about the achievements of domestic and foreign medical science and technology, foreign best practices and scientific organization of work;

- Implementation of advanced training and retraining of medical workers in accordance with the educational programs approved by the Ministry of Health in the prescribed manner, using in the educational process achievements of modern medical science and high medical technology;

- Training under clinical internship and master's degree programmes

- Consultative activity.

  The Department of Otorhinolaryngology at the Faculty of Postgraduate Education trains otorhinolaryngologists and doctors of other specialties from the following regions of Uzbekistan: Samarkand, Jizzakh, Kashkadarya, Surkhandarya, Navoi, Bukhara and Khorezm.

  The department trains highly qualified specialists for master's degree and clinical residency.

Cadets at an online conference

  Training and methodological work at the department is organised in accordance with the educational normative-legal documents of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

Training is conducted according to the following approved documents for each course:

- Qualification Characteristics;

- State standard;

- The curriculum;

- Educational work programme.

Курсанты на занятии

  The following professional development programmes have been prepared and approved by the staff of the department:

1. "Modern methods of diagnostics and treatment of ENT organs" 144 credits

2. "Otorhinolaryngology" 144 credits

3. "Methods of Diagnostics and Treatment of Respiratory Pathology in Polyclinic and Outpatient Settings" 72 credits

4. "Otolaryngology in GP Practice" 36 credits

5. "Current Problems of Otorhinolaryngology 54 credits

6. "Emergencies in Otorhinolaryngology" 72 credits

  The qualification upgrading courses for physicians are carried out on these thematic areas.

  The following technical tools are available during the course such as a telemedia system, videos on the topic, presentations, multimedia programmes, lectures and practical exercises.


    Scientific work of the chair is carried out by 6 employees: 2 doctors of medical sciences, professors  - Lutfullaev U.L., Lutfullaev U.U., 2 candidates of medical sciences, docents - Hamraev F.H., Safarova N.I., 2 PhD - Kobilova Sh. Sh., U.S. Nematov. The degree of the department is 100%. Over the past 2 years, 2 dissertations have been defended. In 2022 Kobilova Sh.Sh. successfully defended her dissertation on "Improving diagnosis and treatment of exudative otitis at benign neoplasms of nose, paranasal sinuses and nasopharynx".

PhD thesis defence by Kobilova Sh.

    In 2023 Nematov U.S. successfully defended his dissertation on “Improving the diagnosis and treatment of benign vascular formations of the nasal cavity.”

PhD thesis defence by Nematov U.S.

    Currently, active scientific work is being carried out at the department: Bekmurodov M.A., Faizullaev D.Sh., Yunusova N.A. are finishing work on a dissertation for the scientific degree PhD. The dissertation topics were approved by Ruziev Zh.B., Faizullaev A.I.

    The scientific directions of the department:

A) Oncological diseases of ENT organs

B) Clinic, diagnostics and modern methods of treatment of acute and chronic diseases of nose and paranasal sinuses

C) Purulent and non-purulent diseases of the ear.

    The scientific work of the department's staff was carried out in close relationship with the training of scientific-pedagogical personnel and the requirements of practical health care, and is currently aimed at solving problems identified in the state program of science and technology development.


  The internationalism objectives of Samarkand State Medical University are based on the concept of university development aimed at strengthening its place in international education. The main advantages of internationalism are increasing the number of students from abroad, developing joint projects with foreign higher education institutions and research centres, increasing the number of researchers and teachers from foreign institutions, increasing the number of joint programs with foreign higher education institutions, and approving educational programs that give the opportunity to issue two diplomas.

  Samarkand State Medical University is rapidly developing relations with more than 60 State and international organizations, foreign universities and research centres, and those involved in international cooperation in education and science on the basis of the principle of equality. Cooperative dialogues have been established with universities in Europe, Asia, North America and CIS based on joint programs and educational mobility.

  Every year the number of highly qualified specialists, professors, students and researchers from abroad who visit SamSMU in order to establish cooperative dialogues, study, improve qualifications and participate in scientific conferences increases.

  SamSMU is ready to establish contacts with educational and scientific centres, universities and public organisations all over the world and the doors of the Institute are open to all applicants, students, researchers and teachers from abroad.

  Geography of cooperation: the Department has links and cooperative dialogues with more than 10 higher education institutions and research centres near and far abroad:

- Colleagues in European countries

- Nagoya State Medical University (Japan)

- Ivano-Frankivsk National Medical University (Ukraine)

- Dagestan State Medical University (Russia)

- Abu Ali Ibn Sino Tajik State Medical University