Dr. Artashes Levon Shiganyan

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Dr. Artashes L. Shiganyan – Radiologist, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) specialist, Head of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Service at ASTGHIK Medical Center, Yerevan, ARMENIA.

Dr. Shiganyan is of the most experienced radiologists in Armenia, one of the first working in this field of diagnostic visualization in Armenia.

Education and training

Dr. Artashes Levon Shiganyan graduated from the Faculty of General Medicine of the Yerevan State Medical Institute - the current Yerevan State Medical University after Mkhitar Heratsi (YSMU) in 1986, and completed Medical Residency at the MALATIA Hospital, Yerevan, Armenia, in 1987.

In the early 90's Dr. Shiganyan continued his education during continued education courses and advanced trainings in the modern diagnostic methods and technologies, particularly in radiology / echocardiography (Leningrad - St. Petersburg), general ultrasound, etc.

In 2004 Dr. Artashes Shiganyan completed a six-month observation- fellowship at the Georgia Neurosurgical Institute, Medical Center of Central Georgia, USA.

Medical practice and other professional experience

Dr. Artashes Shiganyan started his professional activities in 1987 in the position of cardiologist, worked in several regional hospitals and medical institutions of Armenia.

Since 1990 he worked as echocardiographist in the DIAGNOSTICA JSC, and later, since 1995, as MRI specialist / radiologist.

In 1996-1999 he worked as Radiologist/MRI specialist at the NAIRI Medical Center and in 1999-2015 - at the AVAGYAN Medical Center, at the position of the Head of MRI Department.

Since 2016 Dr. Shiganyan is the Head of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Service at ASTGHIK Medical Center, equipped with modern medium and high-field MRI devices and providing wide range of multimodality MRI examinations for adult and pediatric population.

Since 2017 Dr. Shiganyan is European Association of Radiology Full Member.