The Department of Skin and Venereal Diseases of the Tashkent Pediatric Medical Institute was founded on August 20, 1972.

Initially, the main clinical base of the Department of Skin and Venereal Diseases of the Institute was located in the Skin and Venereological Dispensary No. 3 in the Kuibyshev district (now Mirzo-Ulugbek district) of the city of Tashkent, which was designed for 100 beds. Since 1989 and to this day in the Department of Pediatric Dermatology of the Tashkent Pediatric Medical Institute clinic.

The first head and founder of the department was MD, Professor Suleymanov Karim Suleymanovich (1972-1989). K.S. Suleymanov was one of the first in Uzbekistan to receive the title of Doctor of Medical Sciences and the title of professor in the field of dermatovenerology. He was a student of Professor A.A. Hakobyan. Professor K.S. Suleymanov is considered the founder of pediatric dermatovenerology in Uzbekistan.

In 1989-2009, the department was headed by Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor Shadiev Hakim Kayumovich.

From 2009 to the present, the department is headed by MD, Professor Mannanov Abdushukur Malikovich.

Since then, the staff of the department have been:

  1. Suleymanov K.S. – Head of the department (1972-1989);
  2. Shakhobiddinov T.T. – Professor of the department (1983-1999);
  3. Kim E.S. – Associate Professor of the Department (1974-2001);
  4. Akhmedov K.R. – Associate Professor of the Department (1981-1997);
  5. Mukarramov M.A. – Associate Professor of the Department (1981-2021);
  6. A.A. Brookson – Assistant of the Department (1972-1987);
  7. Yaroshetskaya N.A. – assistant of the department (1972-1990);
  8. Parfenova G.V. – assistant of the department (1972-1985);
  9. Chistyakova T.N. – assistant of the department (1981-2002);
  10. Sirazitdinova V.F. – assistant of the department (2003-2013);
  11. Yuldashev K.K. – assistant of the department (2010-2017).

Currently, the staff of the department are: MD, Professor Abdullaev M.I., MD, Professor Yuldashev M.A., MD, Associate Professor Khaitov K.N., MD, Associate Professor Babajanov O.A., PhD, Associate Professor Abidov A.M., PhD, Associate Professor Rikhsiev U.Sh., Ph.D., Associate Professor Bababekova N.B., Ph.D., Associate Professor Khodjaeva S.M., Ph.D. (PhD), assistant Moon A.V., Ph.D.M.N. (PhD), assistant Abidov H.A., assistant Nabieva D.D., assistant Akhrarov H.H., assistant Adilgereeva M.I., assistant Valiev A.A., assistant Pulatova S.H.

Students of the 4th year of pediatric, medical and medical pedagogical faculties study at the department on the subject of “Skin and venereal diseases”. The department is engaged in the strengthened scientific topic “Epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinical course, introduction of new methods of treatment, prevention of chronic and congenital skin diseases among children in the conditions of the Republic of Uzbekistan”.

In their scientific and practical, pedagogical activities, the staff of the department closely cooperate with the Republican Specialized Scientific and Practical Center of Dermatovenerology and Cosmetology, the Republican Specialized Scientific and Practical Center of Pediatrics, the Republican Perinatal Center, the National Children’s Medical Center, the Department of Dermatovenerology of the Tashkent Medical Academy, the Department of Dermatovenerology and Cosmetology of the Center for the Development of Professional Qualifications of Doctors, the European Academy of Dermatologists and Venereologists (EADV), The Central Skin and Venereological Institute of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation.

The staff of the department actively participates in the development of methodological recommendations and textbooks on pediatric dermatology. In the period from 2012 to 2022, the staff of the department published 2 textbooks, 6 methodological recommendations, 4 teaching aids, 5 monographs. 

Since 2012 to this day, the staff of the department have defended the candidate dissertations of Khodzhaev S.M. (2010), Bobobekov N.B. (2011), Babadzhanov O.A. (2011), Moon A.V. (2023), Abidov H.A. (2023), Karimov B.B. (2023), as well as doctoral dissertations Khaitov K.N. (2012), Vaisov I.A. (2017) and Babadzhanov O.A. (2019). Over the past 10 years, the staff of the department has published more than 1,500 scientific articles, 5 monographs and received 8 patents for computers from the intellectual property agency.

In addition, the staff of the department, applicants take an active part in international conferences, congresses and symposiums.