BEREZIN Ivan Filippovich (sort. in 1896) — the Soviet surgeon, the member correspondent of the USSR Academy of Medical Sciences (1960), the honored worker of science Turkm. SSR (1944). Member of the CPSU. Ended medical f-t Saratov un-that (1923); still worked as the student of last years under the leadership of S. I. Spasokukotsky. From 1923 to 1933 — the rural doctor, then the intern of Kurgan regional hospital. Since 1933 — the assistant, then the associate professor of faculty surgery Tomsk medical in-that, and since 1937 — the department chair of hospital surgery Turkmen medical in-that. In the period of the Great Patriotic War there was the chief surgeon evakogospitaly Turkm. SSR, and then (1946 — 1948) — the chief surgeon of this republic. Since 1949 — the chairman of Academic medical council (UMS) of M3 Turkm. SSR, and since 1952 also the member of UMS M3 USSR.
I. F. Berezin is an author more than 120 scientific works on various sections of surgery, oncology, traumatology. He developed a number of modifications of operative measures: modification of a section during removal cervical limf. nodes at cancer of an under lip (1936), a method of fixing of a rectum and uterus at their combined loss (1940), modification of seams at stomach and intestines operations and at a high cystotomy. A number of works of the scientist is devoted to questions of treatment of changes, postoperative wounds, and also active maintaining patients in the postoperative period, etc. I. F. Berezin offered one of the first administration of penicillin in an abdominal cavity for the purpose of prevention and treatment of peritonitis (1948).
I. F. Berezin is the deputy of the Supreme Council of the USSR of the 3rd and 4th convocations (1950 — 1954 and 1954 — 1958), the deputy of the Supreme Council Turkm. SSR of the 5th convocation (1959 — 1964). It is an organizer and the permanent chairman of the Island of surgeons of Turkmenistan (1944 — 1964); it was repeatedly elected the board member of the All-Union island of surgeons; since 1957 — the deputy editor-in-chief of the Health Care of Turkmenistan magazine. It is awarded by the Order of Lenin, two awards of the Labour Red Banner, the award «Sign of Honour» and medals.
Works: Some features of epidemiology and clinic of a tularemia, Kazansk. medical zhurn., JSft 1, page 46, 1934; New type of a section at radical neck operation of removal of lymphatic glands at cancer of an under lip, the Works West. - Sibirsk. regional in-that fizich. methods to lay down. and ku-rortol., t. 4, page 264, Tomsk, 1936; Treatment pypadsniya of a rectum, yew., M., 1940; Treatment of a prolapse of the rectum, Ashgabat, 1963; To a question of pneumococcal peritonitis at children, Zdravookhr. Turkmenistan.№ 5, page - 36, 1968.
Bibliography: Ivan Filippovich Berezin, Surgery, N» 12, page 100, 1967; M and in y-ev O. A. Ivan Filippovich Berezin, Zdravookhr. Turkmenistan, No. 10, page 48, 1966.
V. S. Nomelov, P. N. Nurmedov.