Dmitry Victorovich Garbuzenko graduated from Chelyabinsk State Medical Institute in 1985. From 1985 to 1987, he was a clinical intern. From 1987 to 1990, he was a post-graduate student of the Hospital Surgery Department in Chelyabinsk State Medical Academy. He obtained his Ph.D. in 1991. He was an assistant professor of the Department of Hospital Surgery from 1991 to 1996. Since 1996, he has served as an assistant professor, an associate professor (2003), and a full professor (2006) in the Department of Faculty Surgery, South Ural State Medical University. He obtained his DMedSc in 2008. Dr. Garbuzenko is a member of the Russian Society of Surgeons. His practical activities associate with emergency abdominal surgery. He is the author of nearly 180 publications.