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Dnipropetrovsk Regional

Ophthalmological Clinical Hospital

Dnipropetrovsk Regional Ophthalmological Clinical Hospital DOKOL

Communal enterprise “Dnipropetrovsk Regional Ophthalmological Clinical Hospital” (hereinafter DOKOL) opened its doors in 2004. Prior to that, the clinic was known by thousands of our countrymen and guests of our region as the ophthalmological department of the Mechnikov Regional Clinical Hospital (MRCH). To become an independent structure the hospital was helped by the local self-governing authorities: the governor, the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Council, the Department of Health of Dnipropetrovsk Regional State Administration. Today, Dnipropetrovsk Regional Ophthalmological Clinical Hospital is not only experienced specialists with high qualifications, but the scientific staff of the Academic Department of Neurology and Ophthalmology of the Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) known for their developments in the field of medicine not only in our region but also far beyond. Our hospital is equipped with modern medical and diagnostic equipment produced within Ukraine and abroad, which allows to administer treatment and prevention of various organs of vision diseases.

Thanks to high professionalism of the staff and up-to-date material and technical base our clinic has the ability to provide an individual approach to each patient case and to choose the most effective treatment. Thousands of eye surgeries conducted both in the adult and children’s department helped to preserve and restore vision to a large number of people from different regions of Ukraine. Unique techniques used by the specialists of the clinic enable to fight successfully with such serious diseases as glaucoma, cataracts, myopia, etc. At the same time our priority is to find the best possible ways of solving problems with vision. DOKOL is headed by Valerii Serdiuk, MD-PhD, director, chief ophthalmologist of the Department of Health of Dnipropetrovsk Regional State Administration, Honored Doctor of Ukraine. The director of the clinic is a member of the German Ophthalmological Society, and the Society of Catarrhal and Refractive Surgeons of the USA. Ustymenko Svitlana Borysivna is the vice director, a doctor of the highest category; she is responsible for the medical aspect of the clinic.