Igor Khatkov, Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Doctor of Medical Sciences, director of the Loginov Moscow Clinical Scientific Centre, Chief Non-Staff Specialist Oncologist, Moscow City Healthcare Department, Head of Department at the General Medicine Faculty of A.I. Yevdokimov Moscow State University of Medicine and Dentistry.
Igor Khatkov is one of the pioneers of laparoscopic surgery in oncology. He was the first in Russia to perform pancreatoduodenal resection on a pancreatic head cancer patient.
His achievements are widely recognized throughout Russian and international community.
Igor Khatkov is the president of the Russian Pancreatology Club, a board member of the Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association of Commonwealth of Independent States, board member of the Russian Endoscopic Society, member and expert of the International Hepato-Pancreato Biliary Association (IНPBА), member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), member of the European Association of Endoscopic Surgery (EAES).
He has been awarded with the Alexander Vishnevsky Medal for his achievements in medical science, with a commemorative medal of the A.V. Vishnevsky Institute of Surgery, with the Russian Health Minister Certificate of Honour, State Duma Certificate of Honour, Government of Moscow Certificate of Honour, and the Moscow Healthcare Department Certificate of Honour.