POPOV Vitaly Ilyich (1896 — 1975) — the Soviet surgeon, professor (1941). Major general of medical service. Member of the CPSU.
Ended in 1919 the 2nd course medical f-that Saratov un-that and it was called up for Red Military service. Fulfilled duties of the army doctor and intern of dressing group of a cavalry division. In 1921 — 1923 completed medical education in VMA. In 1923 the senior doctor of a shooting regiment. From 1924 to 1926 underwent improvement in VMA at V. A. Op-pel's clinic. Since 1926 the manager. surgical department of the Kiev military hospital. Since 1931 the teacher of department of field surgery of VMA. In 1939 participated in with-vetsko - the Finnish conflict in quality of the leading surgeon of hospital. Since 1940 the chief of department of the general surgery of Army medical college in Kuibyshev. In days of the Great Patriotic War the army surgeon of the 9th army of the Southern front, then the chief surgeon of Donskoy, Central and the First Belarusian fronts. Since 1945 the chief of department of field surgery, and from 1947 to 1968 the chief of department of the general surgery of VMA.
V. I. Popov published St. 150 scientific works on questions of field surgery, a traumatic and acute anaphylaxis, anesthesiology, treatment of the combined defeats, a plastic surgery of a gullet and a stomach, a homoplasty and a surgical infection. In dokt, theses (1938) were offered by a number of antishock solutions which found broad application in the period of the Great Patriotic War. V. I. Popov the author of the monograph «Plastic Surgery of a Gullet», several sections and heads of field surgery in the multivolume work «Experience of the Soviet Medicine in the Great Patriotic War of 1941 — 1945.
V. I. Popov was repeatedly elected the deputy of city and regional Councils of People's Deputies, was the honorary member Pirogovskogo surgical about-va, the board member Vsesoyuznogo about-va surgeons (1965).
It is awarded by the Orders of Lenin (two), Red Banners (four), Patriotic wars of the I degree and medals.
Works: Plastic surgery of a gullet, L., 1965, 1973 (sovm, with Filin V. I.).
Bibliography: Eagle owl V. I. and Pomosov D. Vitaly Ilyich Popov, Vestn, hir., t. 96, No. 5, page 120, 1966.
V. I. Filin, V. I. Kovalchuk.