Department of ultrasound and functional diagnostics

Head of department: Alexander Gus, MD, Professor


The Department of ultrasound and functional diagnostics was founded in 1968 and is the first place in Russia which integrates expert medical care with entire spectrum of ongoing management of pregnant patients and those (including newborns) with various gynecologic pathologies. Targeted diagnostics is offered to 80 000 - 100 000 patients annually. The Department possesses high-precision equipment which meets the best standards as well as provides accurate and effective diagnostics for the patients of any age and gender.

The staff involves 30 specialists including ultrasound diagnostics specialists, obstetricians, gynecologists and oncologists.

We conduct the following diagnostics:

  • Obstetric ultrasound;
  • 3D/4D ultrasound (3D/4D scan);
  • 3D/4D echography;
  • cardiotocography (CTG);
  • Doppler scan /Doppler velocimetry during gestation;
  • Fetus echocardiography;
  • control over selective embryo reduction;
  • echohysterography;
  • 3D/4D echography in gynecology (3D/4D ultrasound in gynecology);
  • Doppler scan of uterine vessels and  assessment of the  uterus reproductive potential;
  • MG ultrasound;
  • abdominal, thyroid and kidneys ultrasound;
  • electrocardiography (ECG);

Scientific life

The Department holds regular two-month refresher ultrasound courses in the fields of obstetrics, gynecology and neonatology.

Obstetrical ultrasonography courses: determination of gestational age, fetus height and body mass indexes, severity and form of fetus hypotrophy; prediction of the fetus height and body mass for a longer period according to a single-stage scan; diagnosis of malformations and diseases in CNS, facial, breast, cardiac, digestive, urogenital and musculoskeletal systems; diagnosis of placental, umbilical disorders; determination of ultrasonic markers of chromosomal diseases; fetal CTG and Doppler scan.

Gynecology ultrasonography courses: genital malformations; chronic endometritis; intrauterine synechia; internal, peritoneal, ovarian endometriosis and adenomyosis (bladder and urethra, uterine assessment, benign and borderline ovarian masses, ovarian cancer); acute and chronic PID.