The Department of Surgery and Vascular Surgery was founded in 2005 on the base of Kyiv City Clinical Hospital No.8. The first head of department was MD, Dr. Sc., Full Professor, Academician of the Academy of Sciences of UkraineOleg Ye. Bobrov. MD, PhD, Associate Professor Petro I. Turaiev and MD, PhD, Associate Professor Mykola A. Mendel were the staff members of the department.
In 2009 - 2015 the head of the department was MD, Dr. Sc., Full Professor, Honoured Doctor of Ukraine, Academician of the Academy of High Education of Ukraine, Dean of Surgical Faculty Volodymyr I. Palamarchuk.
Since 2015 the department has been headed by MD, Dr. Sc., Associate Professor Sergiy I. Savolyuk.