The Department of Maxillofacial Surgery at the P.L. Shupyk National Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education was organized in 1931 as the Department of Maxillofacial Surgery and Dentistry at the Kiev Institute of Advanced Medical USSR Ministry of Health. It was located at a clinical research institute of Orthopedics and Traumatology and consisted of 3 people: the head - Professor SN Vaysblat and 2 assistants.
His own educational base became Republican Maxillofacial Hospital for treatment of disabled World War II and dental office Kyiv district clinics, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Dentistry in 1950, when it was headed by Professor M. Velykanova, who held this post until 1957.
In 1957 the department was headed by Professor E. A. Alexandrova. During this time, the department worked 5 employees (1 head and 4 assistants). By 1959, the staff of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Dentistry rose to 14 people, and in 1961 - to 20. This allowed one faculty teaching different: Maxillofacial Surgery, Surgical, Therapeutic and Orthopedic Dentistry, Orthodontics and Children's Dentistry.
In 1964, from the Department of Maxillofacial Surgery and Dentistry split of Therapeutic and prosthetic dentistry. In 1964 the department was named "Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery."
From 1974 to 1989 chair MD, Professor A. N. Solntsev.
For 10 years (1973-1983) facilities department was Maxillofacial ward clinical hospital № 24 (Reiterska str), and from 1983 to present - Maxillofacial ward of the City Clinical Hospital № 12 (Pidvysotsky) City Dentistry (St. Pimonenko, 10) and the Central Basin dental clinic (St. Mezhyhirs'ka 43). During this period, the Department received the name - "Surgical Dentistry" which was kept until 1989.
In 1989, in consultation with the Ministry of Health, the Department resumed its old name - "Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery". From 1989 to now, the Department of Maxillofacial Surgery is headed by Alexey Tymofieiev.
In 1982 Tymofieiev defends his thesis "Early diagnosis and treatment of acute odontogenic inflammatory diseases of the jaws," and in 1988 his doctoral thesis - "Diagnosis, treatment and prevention of acute inflammatory diseases of soft tissues." In graduate school at the Department during this period studied: D.V.Topchiy, O.P.Vyesova, O.M.Lyhytskyy, O.V.Horobets, V.V.Kaminskyy, V.L.Lesnuhin, M.Sh.Tamimi, A.A.Zhezzini, captains m/s V.V.Kovalenko and V.P.Tsyslyuk (from Ukrainian Military Medical Academy). Master's course at the Department completed V.V.Kaminskyy, V.L.Lesnuhin, S.V.Pryhodchenko (Vitkovs'ka) and S.V.Kabanchuk. The Department for the past 10 years, clinical studies completed 29 doctors (including 25 - foreigners in Armenia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Lebanon, Syria, India, Iran, Jordan, Palestine, Egypt, Congo and others. Countries).
The department is engaged in scientific research in various maxillofacial surgery: MD I.B.Kindras (diseases of the salivary glands, inflammation of the oral and maxillofacial region), MD O.P.Vyesova (treatment of lesions of the jaws and their complications, neurogenic diseases of maxillofacial area), MD V.V.Kaminskyy (mandibular fractures, tumors and tumor of the jaw and soft tissue, dental implantology and surgical Periodontics). All lecturers are certified as doctors of higher category.
During this period at the department under the guidance of professor Tymofieiev dissertations were defended by O.M.Lyhytskyy (now assistant professor of dentistry Vinnitsa National Medical University) D.V.Topchiy (today - assistant dental surgery Bogomolets NMU), O. P. Vyesova and V.V. Kaminskyy - Associate Professors of Maxillofacial Surgery, National Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education. PL Shupyk V.V.Kovalenko (now - Associate Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Dentistry at the Military Medical Academy) V.P.Tsyslyuk (assistant of the same department) Shtay Mazen Tamimi - Head dental center dental implants, Jordan), A . A.Zhezzini-Lecturer University of Beirut, Lebanon; doctorate - I.H.Lisova-Head of Department, Professor of Kharkov Academy of Postgraduate Education, O.I.Mirza-Head of the Department of Prosthetic Dentistry Kiev Institute of Ecology and Medicine, Os . Barylo - Associate Professor of Surgical Dentistry and Maxillofacial Surgery Wynnyckyj National Medical University.
Employees of the Department of Maxillofacial Surgery NMAPE named after Shupyk being developed following areas: inflammatory disease of the jaws and soft tissue tumoral diseases and tumors of the salivary glands, jaws and soft tissue traumatic tissue damage maxillofacial area and their complications; implantation; deformation jaws and m ' tissue, plastic and aesthetic surgery etc.. Scientific development department staff and applicants published materials of international conferences held in the United States, England, Germany, France, Holland, Austria, Switzerland, Hungary, Italy, Spain and many other countries.
The Department of Maxillofacial Surgery at P.L.Shupyk NMAPE has carts in the system of medical education in Ukraine. In 1998 Center for Maxillofacial and Plastic Surgery was founded at the department. In the list of the most difficult surgeries are: parotid gland tumors (with separation of trunk and branches of the facial nerve), tumors of the maxillofacial area and neck, and associated locations, osteoplastic operations, elimination of post-traumatic and postoperative deformities and defects of the jaws and m ' tissue, surgical treatment of neurological diseases, aesthetic (cosmetic) surgery and others.
In the hospital department of oral and maxillofacial surgery (60 beds) are treated annually more than 2 thousand patients.
Studies of clinic staff the Department of Maxillofacial Surgery at P.L. Shupyk NMAPE practice maxillofacial hospitals in many cities of Ukraine and Russia.
Development of the department is marked by attention from many countries (England, USA, France, Lebanon, Germany, Austria, Italy, Hungary, Spain, Holland, and others).