Veltischev Research and Clinical Institute for Pediatrics of the Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University
Our mission/goal
Our goal is to provide specialized high-tech medical care for children with chronic diseases, based on the latest data of scientific and clinical potential of the professional community of highly experienced experts in pediatric healthcare.
About us

The Research and Clinical Institute for Pediatrics named after Academician Yuri Veltischev of the Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University of the Russian Ministry of Health (Pedklin) is a leading Russian Federal Pediatric Center.

Pedklin was established in 1927 by Resolution of the Council of People's Commissars of Russia as a national medical research and methodology center for solving urgent health problems in the field of child and adolescent health. Pedklin has been pursuing this goal up until now, this, being a major pediatric treatment and research center of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation.

Pedklin is featured by the unique expert community dealing with the most complicated clinical problems. Pedklin gathered a team of highly qualified specialists. It includes 34 research faculty members holding a Ph.D. degree in various fields of medicine, 11 distinguished doctors of the Russian Federation, 2 honored researchers of the Russian Federation, 42 candidates of medical sciences, and doctors and candidates of physics and mathematics, technical and biology sciences. The team also contains laureates of the State Prize of the Russian Federation, winners of the Moscow City Hall science awards as well as winners of other Russian and international professional awards.

Pedklin clinical schools such as neurologists, geneticists, cardiologists, nephrologists, pulmonologists, allergists, neonatologists, are widely known in our country and abroad. The unique center for the diagnostics and treatment of cardiac arrhythmias, convulsions, lung diseases, allergic diseases, neuromuscular diseases, radiation ecopathology serves to deliver effective treatment for children of all regions in Russia.

Treatment and surgery for children of Russia directed to Pedklin by local doctors is free of charge and is funded from the federal budget.

Our efforts are aimed at developing scientific bases of children's healthcare standards and clinical protocols for specialized and high-tech treatment. The Institute is equipped with modern equipment that allows diagnosing and treating children with cutting-edge medical technology. In parallel with the diagnostics and treatment process provided by expert scientific analysis and systematization of clinical experience, clinical guidelines are developed, new diagnostic and treatment technologies are created. Representatives of the Institute are key experts of the Russian Ministry of Health on various problems in pediatrics, i.e. medical genetics, cardiology, nephrology, allergology, otolaryngology, neurology, pediatric surgery and rehabilitation.

Various research and clinical teams of the Institute are well known worldwide, such as the neurology group, genetics group, cardiology group, nephrology group, pulmonology group, allergy group, and others. The neonatology and otolaryngology groups are actively collaborating with hospitals and research institutions in different countries of Europe, America, and CIS. The unique center for the diagnostics and treatment of cardiac arrhythmias, convulsions, lung diseases, allergic diseases, neuromuscular diseases, radiation-associated diseases in childhood has developed effective treatment strategies.
The surgical group of the Institute performs cardiac, neurosurgical, urological and otolaryngological surgery for children with different comorbidities, many patients require a multi-specialist approach, where several surgeons work simultaneously, using the latest technologies in pediatric surgery. International recognition of cardiac surgeons of the Institute is due to the world largest experience in surgical treatment of all known types of cardiac arrhythmias in children, such as implantation of defibrillators and pacemakers.

There are several laboratories at the Institute, conducting fundamental and clinical research, which help evaluate diseases and complex cases, especially in children with congenital and genetic disorders. Our laboratory group includes the Laboratory of Molecular Cytogenetics and Laboratory of General Pathology (clinical pathomorphology, biochemistry, immunology and membranology).
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