The Centre was founded in 1980 (Cardiology Research and Development Establishment of Ministry of Health of Russian Federation) , it soon became one of the leading Russian scientific medical institution, which carried out fundamental and applied researches, trainings of scientific and pedagogical medical staff, post-diploma education of doctors. During 29 years our specialists defended 42 doctor's and 135 candidate's dissertations, 76 monographs and textbooks have been published, 50 patents were taken and about 100 methodical recommendations and manuals for the doctors, which deals with the introduction of the new technologies of diagnostics and treatments in clinical practice were prepared.
Now the Centre consists of 6 research institutions: Institute of Heart and Vessels, Institute of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Institute of Experimental Medicine, Institute of Endocrinology, Institute of Hematology, Institute of Perinatology and Pediatrics which unite 47 Centre research divisions, laboratories, sectors and groups; 494 person — scientific staff, more than 2000 people — clinical staff; and also 2 corresponding members of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, 59 MDs and 129 PhDs.
According to the Commission of the President of the Russian Federation №349 from 06.02.2001 the building of a new inpatient and outpatient complex (350 cots, total area 42000 sq.m.) comes to the end. Its characteristics correspond to the best worldwide standards. In 2006 The First complex (outpatient, station of blood transfusion with cryogenic bank) started working. In 2008 in pursuance on Federal Targeted Investment Program building and construction works and setting to work the main buildings of the inpatient and outpatient complex were completed — the surgical wing for cardiopulmonary bypass operations, the surgical wing for endovascular interventions and operations on heart, cardiac surgery units for adults and children, vascular surgery units, anesthesiology units, resuscitation and intensive therapy units, cardiac infarction units, rheumatology and other medical and diagnostic units were finished. In 2009 complete inpatient and outpatient complex starts-up, and since 2009 the total strength of the patients, who deliver high-tech medical care will increase to 15 000 people.
from the metro station «Pionerskaya» (2.8 km)
from the metro station «Udelnaya» (500 m)