Medical service

Since 1992 the Academy has his own clinic, which is a united educational research-production complex of the Medical Academy. The clinic is presented as an out-patient service for 1,000 patients daily, diagnostic departments, an in-patient department for 550 patients with different diseases. There are eleven specialized centers: Perinatal, Family Planning, Lipid, HIV infection and AIDS, Diabetic foot, Immune Allergy, Dysbacteriosis, Hepatitis, Virology, Brucellosis and Lymphadenopathy. They are led by the heads of the departments, professors and associate professors of Chelyabinsk State Medical Academy.

The clinic of ChelSMA is an experimental facility in reformation of the primary medico-social care and in the development of general practice and family medicine. The clinic is also designed to introduce new techniques in diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and prevention of communicable and non-communicable diseases.

Clinical facilities of ChelSMA include 24 general hospitals with different departments: a regional clinical hospital with a diagnostic centre for 1,150 patients; South Ural Railway clinical hospital; a regional psychoneurological hospital, regional oncology hospital, city hospitals № 1, 8, 9, 10, 11; regional and municipal dermatovenerologic dispensaries; a regional tuberculosis dispensary; South Ural Railway tuberculosis dispensary; a regional clinical children’s hospital; municipal children’s hospitals № 4, 8; South Ural Railway children’s hospital.

There are 7,530 beds for patients in these teaching hospitals that are used for bedside teaching and medical service. Medical establishments have specialized centers (43), specialized departments (161), and out-patient clinics (for 12,255 patients daily). Twenty-eight centers are founded by the heads of the departments to function within the structure of the regional and municipal hospitals.

In 1991 on the basis of the medical academy the Russian regional centre of WHO-CINDI program (Countrywide Integrated Noncommunicable Disease Intervention) was initiated.