Department of Dermatology and Venereology with the course of Cosmetology


Ministry of Health of Ukraine

National Medical University named after O. O. Bogomolets

Department of Dermatology and Venereology with the course of Cosmetology

On 4 October 1863, at the meeting of the Council of St. Volodymyr University the decree of medical faculty was considered with the following text: “The Medical Faculty in the session of September, 25-th under the commission given by Professor Mering gave the assignment to Adjunct. L.K. Goretskyi to teach the course on skin diseases. In the course of informing of the above to the Supervisory Board, the Faculty is making the request for establishing on general grounds the Clinical Department of Skin Diseases in the Kiev Military Hospital and conferring the office of Resident Physician to L.K. Goretskyi with his exemption from attendances and from any other activities incompatible with the duties of the Professor”. The Board had approved this decision.


Viktor Ivanovych Stepanenko
Head of the Department
Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor, Honoured Doctor of Ukraine,
Chief Expert of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, Award winner of NAS of Ukraine for Young Scientists, vice-president of the Ukrainian Association of Dermatovenerologists and Beauty Doctors



The department teaches a course of dermatology and venereology for students of medical and dental faculties, as well as a course of dermatology and medical cosmetology for students of the specialty “Technology of perfumery and cosmetics” of the Faculty of Pharmacy. In addition to teaching the subjects “Dermatology and Venereology”, “Manipulation technique”, “The basics of practical cosmetology”, students of second, third and fourth courses of different faculties at the department also learn elective courses of choice – “Medical cosmetology”, “Dermatooncology”.


At the department residents are trained in the specialties “Dermatovenereology”, “General practice – family medicine”, “Internal diseases” and others.


Training with students and residents is carried out at the clinical bases of the department, in particular in the Kyiv City Oleksandrivska Clinical Hospital, which is the main base of the department, as well as in other specialized dermatological and venereological institutions Kyiv.


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