The famous neurosurgeon Alexander Konovalov was awarded the Order of Merit for the Fatherland, 1st degree. In a month, the academician turns 90 years old.
The president Vladimir Putin awarded the honorary president of the National Medical Research Center of Neurosurgery named after. acad. N.N. Burdenko Alexandra Konovalova Order of Merit for the Fatherland, 1st degree. The decree was published on November 8 on the official legal information portal.
According to the document, the famous neurosurgeon, academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, was awarded “for his great contribution to the development of medical science and healthcare, and many years of fruitful activity.”
Alexander Konovalov turns 90 on December 12. From 1975 to 2014, he served as director of the Research Institute of Neurosurgery named after. N.N. Burdenko. Until August 2018, he was the chief freelance neurosurgeon at the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation. Now he remains honorary president of the National Medical Research Center.