Bogomolets National Medical University

Department of ophthalmology

Of all the human sensual organs, the Eye

always voted the best gift and amazing

creation of the creative force of nature.

H. Helmholtz



Members of the 


Department of 


National Medical University welcome you. 

The department is headed by the distinguished physician of Ukraine, professor Vtovskaya Oksana Petrivna.

The Department of Ophthalmology was created in 1869, and originated by such famous surgeons as Nikolay Pirogov and Vladimir Karavaev.

And now the department continues its honored traditions and carries out considerable volume of work in major directions of university academics: Teaching and methodical work, medical-consultative, scientific research, disciplinary work.

General information

Year of foundation: 1869.

Head of the ophthalmology department of Bogomolets National Medical University


Vitovska Oksana Petrivna, Honored medician of Ukraine, MD, professor.

Successful implementation of leading methods of treatment, new discoveries and inventions, members of the department owe to their preparatory-scientific-practical sites. Eye clinic of Oleksandrovskia Clinical Hospital, hospital №9  of the city of Kyiv, eye clinic of the Regional Clinical Hospital, scientific-practical center – ophthalmologic clinic of Pechersk are all places of arms, where the constant and difficult struggle continues for a healthy vision of man.

Modern instruments, perfect technique give the possibility to significantly raise the level of research, make effective treatment of the most difficult eye diseases. At clinical sites future doctors undergo practical lessons in eye diseases.

 Place of classes, clinical sites:

  • Ophthalmological department of Oleksandrivska Clinical Hospital in Kyiv city – the main site (Shovkovychna Str. 39/1, build. 5.),
  • Ophthalmological department of Clinical municipal hospital №9 of Kyiv city, (Ryzhska Str.,1)
  • Ophthalmic Center of Pecherskiy district of Kiev (str. Podvysotskogo, 4 A, 4th floor)
  • Ophthalmological clinic «American Institute of laser technologies “AILAS”», ( Bazhana Ave., 12 А, 5 th floor)

Phone of department:  +38 (044) 255-14-75 (doctors’ room);

E-mail :

Alternative web-site of ophthalmology department of Bogomolets National Medical University