Aleksandr Ivanovich Evdokimov

This page lists items in the database related to Russian stomatologist Aleksandr Ivanovich Evdokimov (b. Voronezh region, Russia, 8 December 1883 ; d. Moscow, Russia, 1 September 1979):

In 1914 Aleksandr Ivanovich Evdokimov was admitted into Medical School of Yuryev University. Upon graduation he served as a senior regimental doctor and Deputy Head of the Medical Unit of the 25th Chapaev Division. In 1922 he was appointed Director of the new State Institute of Dentistry. He took an active part in opening several medical colleges of stomatology in the USSR in the 1930s. He pioneered the idea of expanding the scope of professional activity of dentists to include maxillo-facial surgery. He promoted the idea to create the Central Stomatological Research Institute. 18 December 1963 Dr. Evdokimov was awarded the highest honor of the USSR, that of the Title of Hero of Socialist Labor for “great services in development of the Soviet medical science and health care and in celebration of his 80th birthday”.
Dr. Evdokimov:

  • formulated the concept of pathogenesis of suppurative periodontosis
  • developed classification for acute purulent inflammatory processes
  • researched and treatment of inflammatory processes in bone and soft tissues of maxillo-facial area
  • researched clinical picture and described surgical treatment for jaw fractures, newgrowths on jaws and salivary glands, touched upon issues arising from reconstructive surgery of the maxillo-facial area.

Main text by Maria Tutorskaya (November 2016)

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