Беркинбаев Салим Фахатович
Salim Berkinbaev - director of "Scientific Research Institute of Cardiology and Internal Diseases", MD, professor, president of the Association of Cardiologists of Kazakhstan, honored worker of science of Kazakhstan.
Salim Berkinbaev was born on the 11th of May, 1957, in the village of Berchogur of Chelkarskyi district of Aktobe region. In 1979 he graduated from the medical faculty of the Aktobe State Medical Institute.
He studied in clinical residency and postgraduate at the Department of Internal Medicine №4 2nd Russian National Research Medical Institute named after N.I. Pirogov, full-time doctoral studies at the Scientific Center of Cardiovascular Surgery named after Bakuleva. In 1989 he defended his thesis on "The invasive laser therapy of acute myocardial infarction." In 1994 he defended his doctoral thesis on "Postinfarction stenocardia: ethiopathogenesis, clinical course, prognosis and differentiated approach to treatment."
In the 90s he worked as a senior researcher at the Department of Interventional Cardiology of International Center of Cardiovascular Surgery named after A.N. Bakulev in Moscow. Then, Salim Berkinbaev was head of the department of therapy and vice-rector for research work in Aktobe State Medical Academy.
In 2001, Salim Fahatovich was appointed first deputy director of the Republican Clinical Hospital in Astana, and from 2003 till 2008 he worked as the rector of West Kazakhstan Governmental Medical Academy of M.Ospanova.
He has been a director of the Institute of Cardiology and Internal Diseases since January 2008.
Salim Fahatovich’s scientific activity is related to the problems of coronary heart disease, acute myocardial infarction and post-infarction angina study. He is the author of more than 100 scientific papers, 2 monographs, 4 inventions and 7 methodological developments. Eight PhD dissertations were defended under his supervision.
In addition, he has actively participated on the implementation of Government Decree "On actions for further development of cardiology and cardiac surgery services in the Republic of Kazakhstan for 2007-2009".
For great merits in the field of health, Salim Berkinbaev was awarded the badge "Kazakstan Respublikasinin densaulyk saktau іsіnіn uzdіgі"(excellent health care of the Republic of Kazakhstan), "Kazakhstan Respublikasy densaulyk saktau kyzmetkerlerі kasіpodagynyn uzdіgі" (excellence mark of the professional healthcare worker), "Honored Worker of Education of the Republic of Kazakhstan", the order "Parasat", order of Lomonosov of the University of the Russian Federation National Committee on Public Awards. He is a possessor of the medal "Eren enbegi ushin" (for the significant contribution). In 2015 he was awarded the Jubilee Medal "20 years of the Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan".
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