Head of the Department of Pediatric Surgery, MD PhD, Professor Vasily Vasilevich Pogoriliy. Born in 1955 in s.Stanislavchyk Kiev region. In 1970-1974 he studied at Umansky Medical College. From 1974-1976 he served in the Soviet Army. In 1982 he graduated from the pediatric faculty Vinnitsa Medical Institute. N.I. Pirogov. 1982 - 1983 he studied at the internship in pediatric surgery. From 1983 to 1985 he worked as a senior laboratory assistant in pediatric surgery. From 1985 to 2002 he worked as assistant in the department of pediatric surgery. In 1992 m.Rostovi-on-Don defended his thesis on "Clinical and treatment of hematogenous osteomyelitis in children depending on the levels of antigens and environmental factors." In 2001 in Moscow defended his doctoral dissertation on "Prediction of varicocele and its surgical correction in children." In 2002 awarded the rank of assistant professor and in 2006 professor of pediatric surgery. Since 2006 Head of the Department of Pediatric Surgery. Since 2009, the rector of the medical work Vinnitsa National Medical University N.I. Pirogov. The doctor of the highest qualification category. Author of 148 published works, 29 inventions, 50 rationalization proposals and 3 scientific manuals. In 1997, awarded by the Ministry of Health of Ukraine. Under the guidance of Professor V.V. Pogorelogo written 3 Ph.D. and 2 doctoral dissertations.