VIVA's medical experts

Doctors have a special mission in the foundation. Some of them perform surgeries and examinations, and some go to the far-away villages of Artsakh as volunteers on their vacations to consult, treat, and help. Do you want to join the #VivaDoctors team? Get in touch with us!
Karine Otaryan
ultrasound doctor, PhD

Coordinator of the perinatal program of the VIVA Foundation, doctor of the highest category in ultrasound diagnostics. Work experience of more than 15 years.

Anna Babahanyan
OTOLARYNGOLOGIST

A physician of the highest category with more than 30 years of experience. Graduate of Yerevan Mkhitar Heratsi Medical University (Pediatrics). Physician in the Triage Group.

Meri Mhitaryan
THERAPIST

General practitioner. A graduate of Mkhitar Heratsi Medical University in Yerevan. Doctor of the Triage Group. More than 20 years of experience as a doctor.

Alla Begyan
STOMATOLOGIST

A physician from the Triage Group, who provides an initial consultation with patients under the care of the VIVA Foundation to determine the next steps.

Vilson Tumanyan
ONCOLOGIST, UROLOGIST, phd

Doctor of the highest category, more than 22 years of experience. Graduate of Volgograd Medical Academy (Medicine).  Urologist, oncologist, andrologist.

Nona Ovsepyan
GYNECOLOGIST, phd

Obstetrician-gynecologist and endocrinologist. Member of the European Association of Gynecology and Endocrinology. Scientific expert of Eksmo Publishing House, TV-expert.

Narine Avanesyan
GYNECOLOGIST, phd

Doctor with more than 28 years of experience. Physician of the highest category, specialist in infertility in women. Head of the women’s consultation office.

Karine Oganesyan
THERAPIST,GASTROENTEROLOGIST

Doctor of the highest category, more than 20 years of experience. A graduate of the Sechenov Moscow Medical Academy. Graduate of the Sechenov Moscow Medical Academy. Head of the therapeutic department.

Anush Handjyan
OPHTHALMOLOGIST, phd

22 years of experience. Graduate of Yerevan Medical University. Senior researcher at the department of retinal and optic nerve pathology.

Sergey Apresyan
GYNECOLOGIST, phd

Physician of the highest category, professor. Author and scientific editor of guidelines on obstetrics, has 150 publications, 4 patents.

Syuzi Hoetsyan
GYNECOLOGIST, phd

Doctor of the highest category. Work experience of 22 years. Head of the gynecology department. Graduate of N.I. Pirogov Russian National Medical University.

Armine Kazaryan
ENDOCRINOLOGIST

A graduate of Moscow State University, Faculty of Fundamental Medicine. Employee of Herzen Scientific Research Institute, Research Institute of Urology and Interventional Radiology.

Liana Selimyan
cardiologist, phd

Cardiologist and ultrasound doctor with more than 20 years of experience. A graduate of Mkhitar Heratsi Medical University in Yerevan.

Koryun Martirosyan
ORTHOPEDIST-TRAUMATOLOGIST

Physician of the first category. Experience of 17 years. Graduate of Yerevan Mkhitar Heratsi Medical University. Works in the department of hand surgery.

Karine Askaryan
PEDIATER

Doctor of the highest category. Pediatrician and pediatric gastroenterologist. She graduated from Yerevan Medical University after Mkhitar Heratsi. 

Irina Mamikonyan
GYNECOLOGIST, PHD

In addition to her specializations in gynecology and obstetrics, she has two other specializations: ultrasound doctor and pediatric gynecologist. Head of the gynecology department.

Zinaida Marutyan
REANIMATOLOGIST, phd

Anesthesiologist, reanimatologist, doctor of the highest category. Professional experience of 23 years.  Graduate of Mkhitar Heratsi Medical University in Yerevan with a degree in Pediatrics.

Stepan Ergnyan
SURGEON, ONCOLOGIST, phd

Doctor of the highest category, candidate of medical sciences, associate professor. Thoracic surgeon and oncologist. Graduate of Mkhitar Heratsi Medical University in Yerevan.

Artur Apresyan
VASCULAR SURGEON, phd

Doctor of the highest category. Head of Vascular Surgery Department, Deputy Chief Physician, President of the Armenian Medical Association (St. Petersburg).

Sergey Safaryan
cardiologist

In addition to cardiology, she specializes in anesthesiology and rheumatology. He is a doctor of the highest category, winner of the professional award “Moscow Doctor”.

Stepan Matevosyan
PSYCHIATER, phd

Psychiatrist, psychotherapist, psychoendocrinologist, sexologist, gender identity disorder specialist. Professor.

Tigran Badalyan
DERMATOVENEROLOGIST

Dermatovenerologist, trichologist, cosmetologist. Postgraduate student of the V.A. Rakhmanov department of skin and venereal diseases. Work experience of 5 years.

Gayane Dadayan
OTOLARYNGOLOGIST

A graduate of N.I. Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University (Department of Pediatrics). She completed her residency with a specialization in Otolaryngology.

Karine Arutyunyan
stomatologist

Dentist paramedic, periodontist, massage therapist-rehabilitation therapist.

Lusine Martirosyan
EMBRIOLOGIST

Graduated from Gavar State University. She did her residency at the National Institute of Health of Armenia.

Tigran Ambartsumyan
onkologist

Graduate of the Armenian Medical Institute in Yerevan. Clinical residency in oncology. Worked in the Ministry of Internal Affairs, headed the medical service.

Tigran Baregamyan
SURGEON, ONCOLOGIST

Oncologist, surgeon and plastic surgeon. Graduate of Yerevan Mkhitar Heratsi Medical University. Work experience of 7 years.

Artush Mkrtchyan
stomatologist

Dentist, maxillofacial surgeon. Graduated from the I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University. I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University. Work experience of 8 years.

Marina Ambartsumyan
REANIMATOLOGISt

Head of the therapeutic department “Anesthesiology and rheumatology” in a pharmaceutical company. Second degree in marketing.

Karen Arakelyan
CARDIOCHIROGRUGE

Head of the intensive care unit (cardiac resuscitation) at the Central Clinical Hospital. Doctor of the highest category. Work experience of more than 22 years.

Gayane Melik-Ogadzhanyan
PHYSIOTHERAPIST, phd

A graduate of the Mkhitar Heratsi Medical University in Yerevan. Deputy chief medical officer of the hospital.

Vardan Khalafyan
PEDIATRIC ORTHOPEDIST

Dr. Khalafyan works as a pediatric orthopedic traumatologist and pediatric surgeon. He graduated from the Mkhitar Heratsi Medical University in Yerevan. Mkhitar Heratsi.

Vigen Malhasyan
UROLOGIST, SURGEON, phd

Doctor of the highest category. Urologist, surgeon, oncologist, assistant professor in the Department of Urology. Member of the European and American Association of Urologists. Experience of 20 years.

Ovsep Hadzhinyan
FLEBOLOGIST

Cardiovascular surgeon, phlebologist, ultrasound doctor. Member of European and American societies of vascular surgeons.

David Abraamyan
plastic surgeon, phd

Specialization in Plastic Reconstructive Microsurgery. Hand and plastic surgeon. Graduate of Yerevan Medical University.

Ashot Grigoriyan
ENDOVASCULAR SURGEON, phd

Candidate of Medical Sciences, Head of the Department of Cardiovascular X-Ray Methods of Treatment and Diagnostics at Lapino Hospital.

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