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Professor Kanan Yusif-Zada
Professor Kanan Yusif-Zada
  • Department: Chemical Engineering
  • Position: Professor
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  • Telephone: (012)521-31-07


  • 1990-1996 – Doctor of Medicine, MD Azerbaijan Medical University, Baku, Azerbaijan (With a degree of honour)
  • 1996-1998 - Clinic ordinatory in General Surgery, Azerbaijan Medical University, Baku, Azerbaijan;
  • 1998-2004 – Residency in General Surgery Gazi University, Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey;
  • 2004 – Has protected scientific work, PhD thesis
  • 2008 – Research Fellow in Department of Colorectal Surgery in Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA;
  • 2013-2015 – Maastricht School of Management, MBA (Netherlands)
  • 2013-2016 – ADA University, Executive MBA (Azerbaijan)
  • 2016 – Defended doctoral thesis on medicine in Azerbaijan Medical University


Master specialist in: General Surgery, Gastroenterology and Surgical Endoscopy, Breast&Endocrine Surgery, Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery, Colorectal Surgery, Kidney Transplantation


Work experience:

  • 1993-1996 A senior preparatory in the department of “Operative surgery and topographic anatomy” of Azerbaijan Medical University, Baku;
  • 2004 Chief of Department of Surgery, City Hospital, Baku
  • 2005 General Surgeon in the Department of Surgery in Central Hospital of Oil Workers;
  • 2006-2010 Chief of Department of Endoscopic Surgery and Diagnostics, Central Hospital of Oil Workers, Baku
  • From 2010 up to now Head of Military Hospital of State Border Service of Azerbaijan Republic, Baku



  • 2006 Awarded with medal “Progress” by the decree of the President of Republic of Azerbaijan
  • 2011 “For distinction in military service” 3rd grade medal
  • 2013 “95th anniversary of Azerbaijani Armed Forces (1918-2013)” jubilee medal
  • 2014 “95-year anniversary of the Border Guard (1919-2014)” jubilee medal
  • 2015 “For distinction in military service” 2nd grade medal
  • 2016 Medal “For military services” by the decree of the President of Republic of Azerbaijan


Scientific publications:

  • Author of 1 invention, 1 utility model, 3 book, 2 chapters in a book and more than 90 scientific works.



  • Yusif-zada K.R., Huseynov E.O. “Laparoscopic Trainer”. Registered by the State Committee of Standardization, Metrology and Patent of Azerbaijan Republic in 05.11.2014 (F20140011)
  • Yusif-zada K.R., Hadıyev S.İ. “Method of treatment of peritonitis”. registered by the State Committee of Science and Technology of the Republic of Azerbaijan in the state register in 18.12.98 (P 980095).