Today`s SUCCESS STORY character is the head of the Traumatology and Orthopedics Department of the Clinical Institute named after M. Vladimirsky, Doctor of Medicine Dmitry A. Shavyrin who graduated in 2000 from the General medicine faculty of RSMU:

- I am a second-generation doctor, my father, doctor of medicine Alexander B. Shavyrin, also graduated from our university and was in charge of the Orthopedics Department of the Regional Clinical Hospital. My brother and sister are graduates of the RSMU General Medicine faculty as well.

After graduating from university I entered clinical residency and then the doctoral school at the Central Research Institute of Traumatology and Orthopedics named after N.N. Priorov, where I later headed the Council of Young Scientists. In 2004 I defended my thesis on the following topic: "Remote results of surgical treatment of tumors of the thoracic and lumbar spine in adults" and got a Candidate of Medical Science degree.

10 years later, in 2014, I became a Doctor of Science, having defended the thesis on “Diagnosis and surgical treatment of tumors and tumor-like diseases of knee joint in adults”.

Now I am a professor at the Department of Material Science and Material Processing Technologies at the Moscow Aviation Institute, the head of the Center for Traumatology and Orthopedics of the MEDSI Clinical Hospital, and the Chief Specialist of the Traumatology Department of the MEDSI.

In October 2018 I was appointed as the Head of the Department of Traumatology and Orthopedics of the Clinical Institute named after M. Vladimirsky. At the moment priority directions for me are endoprosthetics, revision arthroplasty, reconstructive plastic surgeries of neoplasms of the musculoskeletal system. I continue to be engaged in scientific activities: more than 120 scientific works have been published by me or in coauthorship and I work on development of new medical technologies and inventions.

Dear applicants and students of the Ryazan State Medical University, I want to wish you success in mastering our difficult profession. Set ambitious goals for yourself, do not give up in the face of failures.

RSMU is one of the leading universities in Russia, you are in the right place.