National Communications Officers:
- Muzaffar Tukhtamishev
General Information - Demographics:
Population: 28 000 000 Number of urologic departments: 5 Number of academic urologic institutions: 1 Number of urologists: more than 400 Number of residents: 25
National Urological Society:
Scientific Society of Urologist of Uzbekistan
President: Prof. F.Akilov
Uzbek Urological Society of Residents (UUSR)
After seven years of study for bachelor degree, students receive Diploma of “General Practitioner”. Each graduated student has a real chance to have a postgraduate education in a field of urology. In Uzbekistan there are two kind of urological training systems: the first one, named “Magistratura or Residency”, lasts 3 years. The other one “Clinical Ordinatura”, lasts 2 years. To enter the Magistratura the candidates have a test exam, which include all subjects from bachelor. And to enter the Clinical Ordinatura the candidates have to pass an interview with the head of the Urological department.
After graduating residency urologist may work as an: Practical urologist in Government hospitals Research fellow in clinical / research facilities conducting a research for obtaining degree. Academic professional teaching students / interns being as assistant of Urology department. To work as a private urologist we need to have at least 5 years experience in Government hospitals. Every 5 years we have an exam for category of professional compatibility.