Department of Neurology, Psychiatry and Physical Rehabilitation

Oksana Kopchak, professor, MD.

Оksana Kopchak graduated with honors the Bogomolets National Medical University, her name is written in the "Golden Book of Honor" of this higher educational institution.

In 2016 she defended her dissertation for the degree of Doctor of Medical Sciences (topic «Cognitive, psycho-emotional and clinical features of vascular pathology of the brain and metabolic syndrome in people of all ages»).

Her research interests include the diagnosis and treatment of multiple sclerosis, vascular lesions of the nervous system, cognitive disorders of vascular and neurodegenerative origin.

O.O. Kopchak has the highest qualification category in neurology. Therapeutic and consultative work is carried out in the profile departments of KCCH №1 and in the State Institution “D.F. Chebotaryov Institute of Gerontology, National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine" (Department of Aging Physiology and Pathology of the Nervous System).

Professor Kopchak is also the head of postgraduate and clinical residency at the University of the discipline "Neurology". She is responsible for the preparation of methodological materials and teaching with groups of English-speaking students.

Author of more than 100 scientific papers, methodological recommendations in neurology for teachers and students in English.

Oksana Olehivna has copyright certificates for inventions, declaratory patents.

Member of the Ukrainian Union of Neurologists and Psychiatrists of Ukraine and full member of the European Academy of Neurology

Today the department employs 9 Doctors of Medical Sciences and 6 Ph.Ds of Medical Sciences.

Neurology

  • Oleksandr Telenhator, PhD of Medical Sciences, docent (in charge of teaching the discipline)
  • Nataliya Bachinska, MD, professor
  • Nataliya Kryzina, PhD of Medical Sciences, docent
  • Tetiana Kobys, PhD of Medical Sciences, docent
  • Liudmyla Khudenko, Assistant, Guidance Counselor of the Department
  • Tetiana Odintsova, Assistant, Senior Laborant
Psychiatry

  • Olha Osokina, MD, Professor (in charge of teaching the disciplines psychiatry, medica; psycology, deontology)
  • Borys Mikhaylov, MD, professor
  • Borys Ivnyev, MD, professor
  • Oksana Drevytska, PhD of Medical Sciences, docent
  • Nataliya Zdanevych, PhD of Medical Sciences, docent
  • Iryna Zdoryk, PhD of Medical Sciences, docent
Medical Psychology

  • Svitlana Doan, MD, professor
  • Oleksandr Tabachnikov, MD, professor
  • Nataliya Zdanevych, PhD of Medical Sciences, docent
  • Iryna Zdoryk, PhD of Medical Sciences, docent
Deontology

  • Oksana Drevytska, PhD of Medical Sciences, docent
Reflex Therapy

  • Liudmyla Khudenko, Assistant, Guidance Counselor of the Department
Sports Medicine

  • Liudmyla Melnychenko, PhD of Medical Sciences, assistant (in charge of teaching the discipline)

The department teaches such disciplines:

  • Neurology
  • Psychiatry
  • Medical Psychology
  • Physical Rehabilitation
  • Deontology
  • Reflex Therapy

Teaching disciplines is carried out for the students of 2-6 courses of medical and dental faculties.

Postgraduate study in internship, clinical residency in the disciplines of "Neurology" and "Psychiatry".

Postgraduate fellowship study in the discipline of "Neurology".

Teachers of the department are the authors of working programs for teaching specialized disciplines. They are the authors of materials on the following topics: "Diagnosis in neurology", "Clinical and topical diagnosis in neurology", "Medical and psychological aspects of rehabilitation of ATO participants". Updated methodological developments for practical classes,

lectures in Ukrainian, Russian and English languages.

The department has a student research group in the disciplines of "Psychiatry" and "Medical Psychology", members of which participate in Ukrainian Student Scientific Conferences.

Areas of scientific work of the staff of the department: multiple sclerosis; vascular diseases; cognitive disorders in diseases of the nervous system, somatoneurology.

More than 30 copyright certificates and patents were received by the staff; three doctoral and five PhD dissertations were defended.

The staff of the department has published more than 1000 scientific papers and delivered reports at conferences, symposia at various levels, including international ones.

The department has organized a number of scientific and practical conferences, including "Cognitive disorders in neurology" (2017), "Current issues of psychiatric and drug treatment in Ukraine and around the world. Personality-oriented therapy ”(2017),“ Human and medicine” (2018, 2019).

The department cooperates with the Department of Aging Physiology and Pathology of the Nervous System of the State Institution “D.F. Chebotaryov Institute of Gerontology, National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine", and the Kyiv City Center of Multiple Sclerosis, performing common scientific topics.

The department is actively involved in international cooperation in joint projects on mental health issues with the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (Trondheim).

Employees of the department have repeatedly participated in meetings of the Kyiv City State Administration on ways to optimize the provision of medical care to members of the ATO and their families.

The main clinical bases of the department are:

  • KCCH №1
  • KCCH №11
  • KCPH № 1 named after I.P. Pavlov, S.I. " State Institution “D.F. Chebotaryov Institute of Gerontology, National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine ", Ukrainian Medical Center of Sports Medicine,
  • Consultative and Diagnostic Center of Dniprovsky District

The staff of the department constantly provides medical-diagnostic and consultative assistance to patients of neurological and psychiatric profile: performs visits to patients in departments, conducts consultative reception.

The Ukrainian Medical Center of Sports Medicine provides medical care to athletes in the clinic.

The Department of Neurology was founded in 1995 by Ph.D of Medical Sciences, Docent Oleksandr Yakovlevich Telengatorб author and co-author of 245 published scientific and methodological works. Therefore, the Department of Psychiatry opened its doors in 1996. Since then and until now, the disciplines "Psychiatry", "Narcology", "Medical Psychology" are taught on the basis of KCCH №1.

The staff of the department are the followers of the so-called Scientific School of Psychiatry, which was formed in 1863 and headed in Moscow by Professors S.S. Korsakov, P.B. Hannushkin, and in Kyiv by J.P. Frumkin and G.L. Voronkov. Students of this school became the first employees of the department, Doctors of Medical Sciences G.K. Dzyub, I.V. Kruk, T.O. Pushkareva, PhDs of medical sciences. S.O. Malyarov, V.O. Protsyk. The course of Medical Psychology, later the course of Medical Deontology were taught by the assistant O.V. Shklyarevska.

The first head of the department was a student of J.P. Frumkin and G.L. Voronkov, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor Hryhoriy Kostiantynovych Dziub.

In 2000, the Department of Neurology became part of the united Department of Neurology, Psychiatry, Reflex and Manual Therapy, which was headed by a corresponding member of the Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor Eugenia Leonidovna Macheret.

From 2013 to 2017, the head of the department was Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor Mykhailo Mykolayovych Matyash, Honored Doctor of Ukraine, author of more than 100 scientific works.

Since 2017, the work of the department is managed by Doctor of Medical Sciences, Senior Research Fellow, Oksana Kopchak.

Head of the Department
Oksana Kopchak
Contact information
Address:Kharkivs'ke Hwy, 121, Kyiv
E-mail:neurology@kmu.edu.ua; dr.kopchak@kmu.edu.ua
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