Dr Zograb Makiyan, MD, is a principal scientist in the Department of Operative Gynaecology of the National Medical Research Center for Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Perinatology in Moscow, Russia. Zograb also works as an Associate Professor in the Department of Reproductive Medicine and Surgery at the Moscow State University of Medicine and Dentistry.
Zograb is a practicing surgeon-gynaecologist, and his current work focuses on the surgical correction of female genital anomalies, endometriosis and plastic surgery. His scientific research focuses on uterovaginal malformations, disorders of sex development, and infertility. He has applied for three national patents and served new methods in gynaecological practice: the estimation of blood perfusion by dynamic enhanced MRI for patients with uterine anomalies and myoma (adenomyosis); and the feminizing clitoroplasty with preserving neurovascular bandles for DSD patients.
Comparative analysis of female genital malformations with contemporary embryological data allowed him to publish his findings in “New theory of uterovaginal anomalies” (2016) and “Endometriosis origin from primordial germ cells” (2017), which were published in the Organogenesis journal.
He has also authored five monographs, as well as more than 50 journal articles and book chapters, and more than 150 abstracts. He has participated in and delivered 120 presentations on international congresses. He has been a member of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL) since 2007.