Commonwealth of Independent States Chapter

Brief History of the Chapter

HPBA CIS is a professional association, which unites more than 500 HPB specialists and has its branches in many regions of Russian Federation and CIS countries. The association holds annual Congresses named ?Actual problems of HPB surgery? with up to eight hundred participants. In addition, several times a year HPBA CIS organizes smaller-scale thematic plenary sessions. HPBA CIS also publishes quarterly ?Annals of Surgical Hepatology? (a thousand copies). Our website is (with English version).


  • President: Vladimir Vishnevsky (Russia)
  • Honorary President: Eduard Galperin (Russia)
  • Vice President: Sergey Bagnenko (Russia)
  • Sergey Voskanyan (Russia)
  • Feruz Nazyrov (Uzbekistan)
  • Valery Kubishkin (Russia)
  • Boltabek Baimakhanov (Kazakhstan)
  • Oleg Rummo (Belarus)


  • Secretary General: Dmitry Panchenkov (Russia)
  • Executive Director: Julia Stepanova (Russia)  


Professor Dmitry N. Panchenkov MD, PhD
HPBA CIS web-coordinator
Head of the Laboratory of Minimally Invasive Surgery
A.I. Evdokimov Moscow State University of Medicine and Dentistry

Phone: +7 916 589 66 46

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