GALPERN Yakov Osipovich (1876 — 1941) — the Soviet surgeon, the doctor of medical sciences (1910), the honored worker of science (1934). Ended in 1899 medical f-t Kiev un-that. In 1923 it is elected professor of department of hospital surgery Dnipropetrovsk medical in-that, to-ruyu headed until the end of life. On Ya. O. Galpern's initiative in Dnipropetrovsk the branch of Ukrainian in-that hemotransfusions was organized (1935), the Crimea it directed till 1941
Ya. O. Galpern — the author of 90 scientific works, from them more than 70 are devoted to surgery of a stomach, a gullet and transfusion of heterogeneous blood. In 1911 along with some other authors offered operation of formation of an artificial gullet from big curvature of a stomach (in an experiment). At the XV congress of the Russian surgeons (1922) and the XXIV All-Union congress of surgeons (1938) made program reports on treatment of stomach ulcer. Published a number of the publicistic articles devoted to education of the Soviet doctors.
For many years was an editor of the New Surgical Archive magazine, the deputy chairman of All-Union society of surgeons, the honorary member of surgical societies of Moscow, Leningrad, Kharkiv and some other the cities.
Works: Benign diseases of a stomach and duodenum, yew., Tver, 1910; From memoirs of the assistant, It is new. hir. arkh., t. 32, No. 3-4, page 302, 1934.
Bibliography: Kimbarovsky M. A. Professor Ya. O. Galpern, Surgery, No. 12, page 115, 1966; Yakov Osipovich Galpern, Vestn, hir., t. 106, No. 6, page 2, 1971.
V. L. Rivkin.