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FSBI "Federal Neurosurgical Center"
Novosibirsk, Russia



NAME: Jamil Rzaev

PRESENT POSITION: Physician-in-chief, Federal Neurosurgical Center (Novosibirsk, Russia)


·         Chelyabinsk Municipal Medical Academy, Russia, medicine (1990-1996);

·         Thesis “Transglabellar–Transethmoidal Approach”, PhD degree, Medical Military Academy, Saint-Petersburg (Russia), June 2005.

·         Doctoral thesis “Scientific and practical ground of differentiated application of treatment strategies in patients with facial pains”, N.V.Sklifosovsky Scientific Research Institute of First Aid, Moscow (Russia), May 2018.



  • St-Petersburg Neurosurgical Society – regular membership;
  • Neurosurgical Society of the Russian Federation – regular membership;
  • Siberian Association of Neurosurgeons “SIBNEURO” - regular membership;
  • European Association of Neurosurgical Societies – regular membership;
  • North-American Neuromodulation Society - regular membership;
  • International Neuromodulation Society – regular membership;
  • World Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery - regular membership;
  • North-American Skull Base Society - regular membership;
  • Walter E.Dandy Neurosurgical Society – regular membership;
  • Japanese Neurosurgical Society – regular membership.



·         Junior resident, internship – Chelyabinsk Regional Clinical Hospital, Surgical Department (1996-1997).



·         Senior resident – Neurosurgical Polenov’s Institute and Multifield Hospital #2, neurosurgical department (1997-2000);

·         Resident – City Multifield Hospital #2, Neurosurgical Department (2001-2005);

·         Chief resident – St.-Petersburg Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education, Neurosurgical Faculty (2002-2005);


·         The IInd International Conference on Complications in Neurosurgery, India, January 2019;

·         The IInd Conference of specialists of interventional medical pain, Moscow, December 2018;

·         Scientific and practical conference of neurosurgeons dedicated to 55th Anniversary of Nizhegorodsky interregional neurosurgical center and 85th Anniversary of its founder and director, professor A.P.Frayerman, Nizhniy Novgorod, November 2918;

·         The Vth Conference on Cerebral Circulation Disorders together with the IIIrd Conference “Topical Issues of Maxillo-Facial Surgery”, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, August 2018;

·         The IInd Siberian Neurosurgical Congress, Novosibirsk, July 2018;

·         “Epilepsy. Pain. Parkinsonism” Conference, Moscow, May 2018;

·         “Functional Neurosurgery: Past. Present. Future” Conference, Moscow, May 2018;

·         “Advances in Technologies and Techniques: NeuroSpine Solutions” Educational Course for Foreign Doctors, Chairman of the Course, Novosibirsk, April 26-27, 2018;

·         The XVIIth Whole-Russian Annual Neurosurgical Conference “Polenov’s Readings”, “Facial Pain Surgery”, St.-Petersburg, April 23-25, 2018;

·         ISRS Educational Course “SRS/SRT in Management of Functional Brain Diseases, Eye Pathology and Lung and Breast Cancers. Pediatric Radiosurgery”, Kazan (Tatarstan), April 2018;

·         WFNS Educational Course, Novosibirsk (Russia), November 2017;

·         International Interregional Congress “Manage Pain!”, Moscow (Russia), November 2017;

·         The 9th Scientific and Practical Conference “New Opportunities in Headache Diagnostics and Treatment”, St.-Petersburg (Russia), October 2017;

·         WSSFN Congress, Berlin (Germany), June 2017;

·         Seminar „Intraoperative Neurophysiological Monitoring of the Brain and Spinal Cord“, St.-Petersburg (Russia), June 2017;

·         International Interdisciplinary Congress „Manage Pain“, Moscow (Russia), November 2016;

·         The 1st Asian Conference of MVD Surgery, Shanghai (China), November 2016;

·         Siberian Congress of Neurosurgeons, Novosibirsk (Russia), July 2016;

·         The 7th International Congress of the World Federation of Skull Base Societies, Osaka (Japan), June 2016;

·         The IIIrd Conference „Surgery of Cerebrovascular Disease“ together with the Conference „Actual Problems of Oro-maxillofacial surgery“, Gorno-Altaysk (Russia), June 2016;

·         WFNS Course, Varna (Bulgaria), May 2016;

·         International Conference on Functional Neurosurgery „Past. Present. Future“, Moscow (Russia), April 2016;

·         Polenov‘s Readings Scientific and Practical Conference, St.-Petersburg (Russia), April 2016;

·         EANS Training Course, St.-Petersburg (Russia), April 2016;

·         The Ist Russian Congress of Functional and Stereotactic Neurosurgeons, Moscow (Russia), March 2016;

·         The 2nd Visiting Meeting of „Neurosurgeons on Skies“ Russian Club, Cortina d’Ampezzo (Italy), February 2016;

·         Facial Pains Scientific and Practical Conference, Novosibirsk (Russia), February 2015;

·         Polenov‘s Readings Scientific and Practical Conference, St.-Petersburg (Russia), April 2015;

·         Siberian Practical Course on Endovascular Neurosurgery, Novosibirsk (Russia), May 2015;

·         „Endoscopic endonasal skull base and pituitary fossa surgery“ Educational School, Kazan (Republic of Tatarstan, Russia), June 2015;

·         The VIIth All-Russian Congress of Neurosurgeons, Kazan (Republic of Tatarstan, Russia), June 2015;

·         Interregional Scientific and Practical Conference „Actual Problems of Clinical Neurosurgery“, Yakutsk (Russia), July 2015;

·         The 8th ACNS Educational Course on „Contemporary Management of Intracranial Gliomas“, Novosibirsk (Russia), August 2015;

·         „Modern Principles of Complex Treatment, Intensive Care and Rehabilitation of Patients with brain disorders and traumas“, Krasnoyarsk (Russia), October 2015;

·         MEDTRONIC Educational Course „Deep Brain Stimulation in Management of Movement Disorders“, Novosibirsk (Russia), November 2015;

·         „RUNEURO“ International Neurosurgical Congress, Tyumen (Russia), December 2015;

·         Interregional Scientific and Practical Conference „Actual Problems of Neurology and Neurosurgery“, Omsk (Russia), December 2015;

·         ITB Therapy Training course, Novosibirsk (Russia), December 2014;

·         Surgical Brain Revascularization Workshop, Novosibirsk (Russia), November 2014;

·         „RUNEURO“ International Neurosurgical Congress, St.-Petersburg (Russia), November 2014;

·         The 4th Japan-Russia Neurosurgical Symposium, Hiroshima (Japan), October 2014;

·         Functional Neurosurgery Educational Course, Novosibirsk (Russia), October 2014;

·         Vascular Brain Pathology School, Novosibirsk (Russia), June 2014;

·         International Conference „XXI Century. Innovations and Multidisciplinary Approach in Spinal Neurosurgery“, St.-Petersburg (Russia), June 2014;

·         Endovascular Surgery Educational Course, Novosibirsk (Russia), April 2014;

·         Endoscopic Neurosurgery Educational Course, Novosibirsk (Russia), April 2014;

·         Polenov Readings Scientific and Practical Conference, St.-Petersburg (Russia), April, 2014;

·         Minimally Invasive Technologies and Microsurgery in Surgery of Traumas, Spine and Spinal Cord Diseases Educational Course, Novosibirsk (Russia), February 2014;

·         „Surgery and Intensive Care of Cerebrocranial Traumas“ Educational Course, Moscow (Russia), December 2013;

·         All-Russian Conference „Endovascular Treatment of Extra- and Intra-Cranial Cerebral Vessels Pathology“, Yekaterinburg (Russia), December 2013;

·         „RUNEURO“ International Neurosurgical Congress, Moscow (Russia), November 2013;

·         Functional Neurosurgery Educational Course, Novosibirsk (Russia), November 2013;

·         Surgery and Intensive Therapy of Intracranial Bleedings educational course, Novosibirsk (Russia), September 2013;

·         The 15th WFNS Congress of Neurosurgery, Seoul (Korea), September 2013;

·         Intrathecal Baclofen Therapy in Treatment of Spastic Pain Syndromes educational course, Novosibirsk (Russia), June 2013;

·         WFNS Educational Course, Novosibirsk (Russia), June 2013;

·         Interregional Scientific and Practical Conference „Actual Problems of Acute Neurosurgery“, Irkutsk (Russia), June 2013;

·         The Meeting of the World Society of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, Tokyo (Japan), May 2013;

·         Ultrasonic Diagnostics and Treatment of Cerebrovascular Diseases course, Novosibirsk (Russia), March 2013;

·         Surgery and Intensive Care of Cerebrocranial Trauma“ Educational Course, Tyumen (Russia), December 2013;

·         „RUNEURO“ International Neurosurgical Congress, Moscow (Russia), November 2012;

·         Faculty of Workshop “Spinal Cord Stimulation: live surgery”, Kurgan (Russia), October 2010.

·         Faculty of Workshop “Spinal Cord Stimulation: live surgery”, Sofia (Bulgaria), October 2010.

·         Courses of World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies, Kazan (Republic of Tatarstan, Russia), September 2010;

·         Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, Radionics (USA) and AlphaOmega (Israel) course, Moscow (Russia), September 2010;

·         Modern Aspects of Spine Surgery, International Conference, Moscow (Russia), May 2010;

·         Faculty of Workshop “Neurostimulation for Neuropathic Pain”, St-Petersburg (Russia), March 2010.

·         NewYork Weill-Cornell Medical Center, Surgical Approaches to the Skull Base, Palm Beach (Fl, USA), February 2010;

·         Endoscopic Spine Surgery Course, Institute de Recherche, Strasbourg (France), November 2009;

·         St.Jude Medical, Center of Excellence Visit, Neurostimulation in Refractory Angina Pectoris, Sahgrenska University Hospital Gothenburg (Sweden), November 2009;

·         St.Jude Medical, Center of Excellence Visit, Advanced Topics in Pain Therapy, Wilrijk (Belgium), October 2009;

·         Weill-Cornell Neurosurgery Seminar, Salzburg (Austria), May 2009;

·         1st Symposium on Neurostimulation, Pecs (Hungary), October 2008;

·         Hydrocephalus Symposium, Barcelona (Spain), October 2008;

·         “Transpetrosal Approaches”- pre-meeting cadaveric training course, Chicago (USA), May 2007;

·         Weill-Cornell Neurosurgery Seminar, Salzburg (Austria), March 2007;

·         Weill-Cornell Neurosurgery Seminar, Salzburg (Austria), November 2005;

·         1st Russian-Germany Neuroendoscopic Training Course, Saint-Petersburg (Russia), September 2005;

·         Courses of World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies, Saint-Petersburg (Russia), September 2005;

·         Thesis “Transglabellar–Transethmoidal Approach”, PhD degree, Medical Military Academy, Saint-Petersburg (Russia), June 2005;

·         “Spinal Cord Stimulation” – Medtronic training course, Moscow (Russia), April 2004;

·         “Endoscopic Endonasal Skull Base Surgery”- pre-meeting cadaveric training course, New Orleans (USA), February 2004;

·         “Hospital Administration, Medical Management” - qualification by the program “SABIT” of Ministry of Commerce of the United States of America from August till September 2003;


·         D.Rzaev, G.Mojsak, E.Amelina, E.Kulikova, N.Denisova, G.Fomin, Validation of the Russian version of BPI-Facial questionnaire in patients with facial pains; Neurological Journal, №2, 2016;

·         D.Rzaev, G.Mojsak, M.Amelin, E.Kulikova, Anatomic factors in development of trigeminal neuralgia and its backset after microvascular decompression, Neuchirurgia, №3, 2015 (38-43);

·         D.Rzaev, G.Mojsak, E.Kulikova, Microvascular decompression in case of hemifacial spasm and trigeminal neuralgia: clinical case; Neurochirurgia, №1, 2016;

·         D.Rzaev, E.Kulikova, G.Mojsak, E.Voronina, T.Ageeva, Teflon-granuloma after microvascular decompression of trigeminal nerve root in a patient with recurrent trigeminal neuralgia; Voprosi neurochirurgii (Neurosurgical Problems), №2, 2016 (78-83);

·         D.Rzaev, M.Amelin, E.Amelina, G.Mojsak, Vasoneural compression: balance between a vessel and rez-zone in patients with trigeminal neuralgia; Radiosurgery and diagnostics, №1, 2016;

·         D.Rzaev, G.Mojsak, E.Amelina, E.Kulikova, The use of microvascular decompression of trigeminal nerve root in patients of elder and old group with trigeminal neuralgia; Neurochirurgia;

·         D.Rzaev, Background of foundation and start of activities of Siberian Association of Neurosurgeons “SibNeuro”, Neurochirurgia;

·         S.Chernov, D.Rzaev, A.Kalinovskiy, A.Dmitryev, A.Zotov, T.Istomina, E.Uzhakova, Ophthalmologic results of treatment of patients with chiasmocellar area; Professor A.L.Polenov’s Russian Neurosurgical Journal, №1, 2014 (54-59);

·         E.Gormolisova, S.Chernov, A.Dmitryev, A.Kalinovskiy, D.Rzaev, Surgical treatment of tumor deposit into the brain Neurochirurgia, №4, 2014 (87-91);

·         A.Perfilyev, D.Rzaev, Sh.Aul, K.Ovsyannikov, M.Amelin, Tuberculoma of pineal area. Clinical case from neurosurgeon’s experience; Neurochirurgia, №4, 2014 (66-69);

·         A.Dubovoy, K.Ovsyannikov, D.Rzaev, M.Amelin, Successful surgical treatment of giant aneurysm of ophthalmic segment of left internal carotid artery, Neurochirurgia, №4, 2014 (70-74);

·         A.Sysoeva, G.Letyagin, S.Kim, V.Danilin, D.Rzaev, Quality of children’s life after surgical treatment of brain dropsy. Literature review; Neurology and neurosurgery of childhood, №2, 2014 (45-52);

·         G.Letyagin, V.Danilin, D.Rzaev, S.Kim, A.Sysoeva, N.Serpeninova, Clinical case of meningoteliomatosic meningioma in pre-school child; Neurology and neurosurgery of childhood, №3, 2015 (44-49);

·         R.Khalepa, V.Klimov, D.Rzaev, S.Chernov, N.Chischina, G.Mojsak, Experience of lateral approach to mass lesions of craniovertabral area of ventral location, Neurochirurgia, №1, 2016;

·         Kim S.A., Letyagin G.V., Danilin V.E., Sysoeva A.A., Rzaev D.A., Moisak G.I., Original article: The benefits of navigated neuroendoscopy in children with multiloculated hydrocephalus; Asian Journal of Neurosurgery, (September 21, 2015), DOI: 10.41 03/1793-5482.165799;

·         S.Kim, G.Letyagin, V.Danilin, A.Sysoeva, D.Rzaev, The use of non-frame navigation in endoscopic surgery in children with multilevel brain dropsy; Voprosi neurochirurgii (Neurosurgical Problems), №4, 2015 (61-70);

·         I.Vasilenko, V.Klimov, A.Evsyukov, E.Loparev, R.Khalepa, G.Mojsak, D.Rzaev, Changes of sagittal balance in patients of elderly and old age with degenerative stenosis of lumbar spine; Voprosi neurochirurgii (Neurosurgical Problems), №5, 2015 (102-107);

·         M.Amelin, A.Dubovoy, K.Ovsyannikov, B.Ivanov, D.Rzaev, Changes of medullar perfusion in extra- intracranial anastomosis in case of long-lasting occlusion of internal carotid artery; Radiotherapy and diagnostics, February, 2016;

·         A.Dmitryev, G.Mojsak, S.Chernov, A.Kalinovskiy, A.Zotov, E.Gormolisova, E.Uzhakova, D.Rzaev, Problems of brain tumors treatment in patients with multiple primary neoplasms; Russian oncological journal, №6, 2015;

·         N.Denisova, D.Rogov, D.Rzaev, E.Khabarova, A.Dmitryev, Spinal neurostimulation in treatment of chronic pain syndromes; Voprosi neurochirurgii (Neurosurgical Problems), №2, 2016 (47-52);

·         N.Chischina, D.Rzaev, G.Mojsak, The method of corticocortical generated potential in neurosurgical practice: literature review; Neurochirurgia, №2, 2016;

·         A.Zotov, D.Rzaev, A.Dmitryev, S.Chernov, G.Mojsak, Valuation of immediate results of surgical treatment of patients with facial palsy by the method of trigeminal neurotization; Voprosi neurochirurgii (Neurosurgical Problems), December 2016;

·         A.Kalinovskiy, D.Rzaev, K.Yoshimitsu, Experience of usage of “OPTEC” optical system in neurosurgeon’s practice; Neurochirurgia;

·         A.Kalinovskiy, S.Chernov, D.Rzaev, Lateral supraorbital approach in surgery of pathology of anterior cranial fossa and chiasmosellar area base; Neurochirurgia;

·         E.Gormolisova, D.Rzaev, E.Galushko, Review of surgical complications after endoscopic transnasal transsphenoidal removal of pituitary adenomas; Neurochirurgia, №4, 2016;

·         M.Amelin, B.Ivanov, G.Mojsak, D.Rzaev, V.Klimov, A.Evsyukov, Radiologic aspects in estimation of sagittal balance in patients with lumbodynia; Radiotherapy and diagnostics, March 2016;

·         A.V.Semenov, D.Rzaev, E.Pyatajkina, Experience of trigeminal neuralgia treatment by the method of paracentetic glycerin rhizotomy; Blood circulation pathology and cardio surgery;

·         B.Pashaev, Valery Danilov, Vladimir Ivanov, Elza Fatikhova, Jamil Rzaev, Ekaterina Gormolysova, Endoscopic Endonasal Skull Base Surgery in Pediatric Patients. Review of the First Experience (poster abstract), Journal of Neurological Surgery. Part B: Skull Base (Number S1, vol.78, pp.S1-S156, March 2017);

·         V.S.Klimov, I.I.Vasilenko, A.V.Evsyukov, R.V.Khalepa, E.V.Amelina, S.O.Ryabikh, D.A.Rzaev, “The Ilizarov Journal of Clinical and Experimental Orthopedics “GENIUS OF ORTHOPEDY”, vol.24, #3, 2018, p.393-403;

·         Д.А.Рзаев, Н.П.Денисова «Нейрохирургическое лечение лицевой боли», глава 26 (стр.615-627) в книге «Нейрохирургия и нейрореаниматология» под ред.академика РАН, профессора В.В.Крылова, Москва, ИД «АБВ-пресс», 2018;

·         Д.А.Рзаев, Е.А.Хабарова «Нейрохирургические методы лечения экстрапирамидных расстройств», глава 27 (стр.628-637) в книге «Нейрохирургия и нейрореаниматология» под ред.академика РАН, профессора В.В.Крылова, Москва, ИД «АБВ-пресс», 2018;

·         M.Amelin, D.Rzaev, G.Moysak, “Post operational changes of fractional anisotropy in trigeminal nerve in long-term period after microvascular decompression”, peer-reviewed journal “X-Ray Diagnostics and Therapy”, #1, 2018, p.42.

·         G.I.Moysak, D.E.Matsko, S.V.Chernov, A.B.Dmitriev, M.E.Amelin, E.A.Zhelbunova, M.F.Chernov, D.A.Rzaev «What Tactics Should a Surgeon Choose to Treat a Black Extracerebral Tumor? A Case Report of Psammomatous Melanotic Schwannoma of Meckel's Cave and Literature Review», World Neurosurgery 2018, Apr. 28., pii: S1878-8750(18)30873-8. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2018.04.153;

·         D.Rzaev, A.Kalinovskiy, N.Denisova, “Craniotomy”, study guide / Novosibirsk State University, Institute of Medicine and Psychology, Neurosciences department, Novosibirsk 2018, 26 p.;

·         Ahmed E.Hussein, Darian R.Esfahani, G.Moisak, J.Rzaev, K.Slavin “Motor Cortex Stimulation for Deafferentation Pain”, Current Pain and Headache Reports (2018) 22:45;

·         D.Rzaev. N.Denisova, G.Moisak, D.Rogov, E.Kulikova “Experience of balloon microcompression of trigeminal ganglion in management of trigeminal neuralgia of patients with multiple sclerosis”, The Journal of Neurology and Psychiatry named after S.S.Korsakov”, vol.118, #5, 2018;

·         Д.А.Рзаев, Г.И.Мойсак, Е.В.Амелина «Хирургическое лечение лицевой боли», «Нейрохирургия», научно-практический журнал, №1, том 20, 2018, с.33-49;

·         А.Б.Дмитриев, Д.А.Рзаев, Н.П.Денисова «Постоянная эпидуральная стимуляция спинного мозга в лечении фармакорезистентной боли у пациентов с синдромом неудачной операции на позвоночнике», «Нейрохирургия», научно-практический журнал, №1, том 20, 2018, с.8-21;

·         Р.В.Халепа, В.С.Климов, Д.А.Рзаев, И.И.Василенко, Е.В.Конев, Е.В.Амелина «Хирургическое лечение пациентов пожилого и старческого возраста с дегенеративным центральным стенозом позвоночного канала на поясничном уровне», научно-практический журнал «Хирургия позвоночника», №3, том 15, 2018, с.73-84;


·       Physician-in-Chief, Neurosurgeon, the Federal Neurosurgical Center, Novosibirsk (Russia), from May 2012 till present;

·       Neurosurgeon, Neurosurgical Department of Russian Research Institute of Traumatology and Orthopedics named after prof. R.R. Vreden from September, 2005 till May 2012;

·       Resident, City Multifield Hospital #2, Neurosurgical Department from July, 2001 till September 2005;

·       Deputy Director, Autonomous Non-profit Organization “International Neurogroup” from April, 2002 till September, 2004;

·       Deputy Head Doctor, Autonomous Non-profit Organization
«Medical Center «Twenty First Century», from September, 2002 till September, 2004;

·       Chief resident, St-Petersburg Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education, neurosurgical faculty, from October, 2002 till June, 2005;

·       Attendant doctor, City Multifield Hospital #2, Neurosurgical Department from July, 2001 till September, 2005;

·       Senior resident, Neurosurgical Polenov Institute and Multifield Hospital #2, Neurosurgical Department from September, 2000 till June, 2002;

·       Neurosurgeon-neurotraumatologist, Chelyabinsk Regional Clinical Hospital, neurosurgical Department, from September, 1997 till August, 2000;

·       Junior resident, internship, Chelyabinsk Regional Clinical Hospital, Surgical Department, from August, 1996 till June, 1997;

·       Student of Medical School, Chelyabinsk Municipal Medical Academy, from September, 1990 till June, 1996;

·       Nurse, Chelyabinsk Regional Clinical Hospital, Intensive Care Unit, from October, 1993 till May, 1996.


Sphere of scientific interests – scull base surgery, spine surgery, functional neurosurgery - neuromodulation.

Theme of thesis work – “The use of transglabellar-transethmoidal approach in surgical treatment of cellar region giant tumors”.