Dmitry Victorovich Garbuzenko graduated from the Medical Faculty of 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. In 1991, he defended his Ph.D. thesis. He was an assistant of the Department of Hospital Surgery from 1991 to 1996. Since 1996, he became an assistant, then an Associate Professor (2003), and the Professor of the Department of Faculty Surgery, South Ural State Medical University (2006). In 2008, he defended his doctoral thesis (M.D.). His practical activities associate with emergency abdominal surgery. Professor D.V. Garbuzenko is the member of Russian Society of Surgeons, Russian Gastroenterological Association, International Association of Surgeons-Hepatologists. Member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences. He is an author of about 150 publications including 3 inventions, 2 monographs, as well as an editorial board member of 13 journals.