Jubilee of Leyla Vagoyevna Adamyan, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences
Under L.V. Adamyan's leadership, a scientific and clinical school of gynecologists, has been established and recognized as a leading institution within the Federal Target Scientific and Technical Program "Research and Development in Priority Areas of Science and Technology Development,” and bestowed with the Grant of the President of the Russian Federation. Graduates of this school assume leadership roles in medical universities, healthcare institutions, and the clinical units of hospitals and medical centers, both nationally and internationally.
L.V. Adamyan's scholarly and practical interests encompass all facets of reproductive health from embryogenesis to postmenopause. Her groundbreaking scientific research on the pathogenesis of various pathological processes in human reproductive organs and molecular biological diagnostic markers constitutes a significant contribution. She is renowned for her pioneering development across all major domains of operative gynecology. L.V. Adamyan was the first in Russia to perform radical surgical interventions via endoscopic access in patients afflicted with a range of reproductive system diseases, including uterine myoma, endometriosis, genital malformations, and the entire spectrum of gynecological diseases and infertility. She is also recognized as a pioneer in the introduction of combined gynecological operations and X-ray surgical technologies, such as uterine vessel embolization and percutaneous recanalization of the fallopian tubes, in reproductive medicine. Furthermore, under her guidance, research into the role of hereditary and environmental factors in the development of malformations is actively pursued.
L.V. Adamyan's scientific contributions are chronicled in over 2500 publications in domestic and foreign journals, including over 20 monographs and manuals, 5 atlases, and 16 chapters. She has authored 21 methodological recommendations on various issues in operative gynecology, such as endometriosis, uterine and vaginal malformations, laparoscopy in gynecology, hysteroscopy, and laparoscopic hysterectomy. Her works have garnered more than 17500 citations in scientific databases, with a Hirsch index of 57. Additionally, L.V. Adamyan has 48 certificates of authorship for inventions in gynecology. Her awards include the Prize of the Government of the Russian Federation in the field of science and technology for the introduction of endoscopic techniques in gynecology and the development of new surgical technologies for the treatment of gynecological patients, the Gold Medal named after Lev Nikolaev of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, the Certificate of Honor of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the medal "Veteran of Labor,” the Badge of "Excellent Health Care,” and the title of Merited Worker Of Science of the Russian Federation. Notably, her scientific achievements have also been recognized globally, as evidenced by her 2017 election as a Honorary Member of AAGL and ACOG, affirming her contributions to science and medicine both in her home country and abroad.
L.V. Adamyan's dedicated efforts in teaching and pedagogy have facilitated the widespread adoption of advanced medical technologies across various Russian regions. She has been at the forefront of training residents and on-the-job physicians at the Department of Operative Gynecology and the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Medicine of the Russian University of Medicine. Moreover, gynecologists from all corners of Russia undergo training certification courses under her guidance, and outreach cycles and telemedicine sessions are conducted. Notably, 72 candidates and 28 doctoral dissertations were completed under her supervision.
L.V. Adamyan is a non-staff chief specialist in gynecology of the Ministry of Health of Russia.
Beyond her clinical and academic roles, L.V. Adamyan holds several prestigious positions, including the presidency of the Society of Reproductive Medicine and Surgery, the Russian Association of Endometriosis, the Russian Association of Reproductive Surgery, and the National Association of Gynecologic Endoscopists of Russia. Additionally, she serves as the Vice-President of the Russian Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Over the last three decades, she has overseen the organization of 36 International Congresses with the course of endoscopy "New technologies in the diagnosis and treatment of gynecological diseases" and 18 international congresses on reproductive medicine, which have attracted over 20,000 participants and 500 international experts to the Center.
She enjoys high international prestige and holds membership in the presidiums of the International and European Societies of Gynecologic Endoscopy, the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists, the International Academy of Reproductive Medicine, and the International Society of Pelvic Surgeons. As the editor-in-chief of the journal "Problems of Reproduction" and a member of the editorial boards of several other prestigious journals such as "Obstetrics and Gynecology,” "Oncogynecology,” "Reproductive Health of Children and Adolescents” and "Issues of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Perinatology” as well as the editorial board of international journals "Gynaecological Endoscopy” "Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology” and "International Journal of Fertility & Women's Medicine", L. V. Adamyan actively contributes to the dissemination of scientific literature on reproductive organs. She plays a proactive role in spreading the latest knowledge in the fields of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive medicine.
We congratulate Leila Vagoyevna Adamyan on the occasion of her jubilee and wish her continued good health, creative achievements and prosperity.
Staff of Academician V.I. Kulakov National Medical Research Center for Obstetrics, Gynecology and Perinatology of Minzdrav of Russia, Russian Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and Editorial Board of the journal "Obstetrics and Gynecology"