The State Institution
Romodanov Neurosurgery Institute
National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine

Department of Functional Neurosurgery and Neuromodulation


Tel. 044 483-81-83
How to find: Institute of Neurosurgery, Building 5, 5th floor (see Map and Institute scheme).



Kostyantyn R. Kostiuk
MD, PhD, DSc, Neurosurgery
Head of the department
The department of functional neurosurgery was set up in 1974, however, stereotaxic surgery has been performed in the institute since 1962. Head of department‘s inception until 2011 was prof. O.A. Laponogov.
The department has developed a method of stereotaxic operations on all brain structures. A total of 5,5000 surgeries have been performed. A special stereotaxic apparatus has been designed to perform such operations, as well as instruments for cryogen exclusion of various brain structures. A State Award in Science and Technology of Ukraine was won for the development and introduction of these instruments.

Diseases that are treated in clinics
Different forms of epilepsy
Cerebral palsy
Parkinsonism
Mixed forms of involuntary motor disorders
Specific types of mental disorders
Spasmodic torticollis

Updated 19 May 2017.

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