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Archil Khomasuridze

Department of Reproductology and Obstetrics-Gynecology, Head of the Department
Address: A. Khomasuridze Institute of Reproductology; Theodore the Priest 13


Education/Academic Degrees:

  • 1959 - 1965 Tbilisi State Medical Institute;
  • 1965 - 1969 Post-Graduate Courses in All-Union Institute of Clinical and Experimental Endocrinology, Moscow, Russia;
  • 1969 - Defended the Candidate Thesis -“Influence of Hypothyreosis on the Thyroid Gland’s Function of their Offspring”;
  • 1969 - 1972 Ordinator, Maternity House No 10, Moscow, Russia;
  • 1972 - 1985 Junior scientist, Senior scientist, Head of the Department, All-Union Institute of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Moscow, Russia;

    1979 - Defended the Doctoral Thesis “ Influence of Hormonal Contraception on Function of Thyroid, Pancreas, Adrenal Glands, Kidneys and liver”.
  • From 1980 - Professor



Professional Activity:

  • 1985 – 2012 General Director of the Zhordania Institute of Human Reproduction;
  • 1988 - 2002 WHO expert, during this period was engaged in pedagogical activities in different high schools;
  • 1993 - till now President of the Georgian Planned Parenthood Federation;
  • 1996 - till now The Academician of Georgian Academy of Medico-Biological Sciences  and member of it’s Presidium;
  • 1996 - 2012 Coordinator and Consultant of International Program’s in the field of Human Reproduction ( UNFPA, WHO);
  • 1998 - 2006 Founder and former Head of Department of Reproductology at Georgian State Medical Academy;
  • 1998 - till now Founder and Chief Editor of the Journal “Reproductology”;
  • 2002 - till now Founder and the President of Georgian Association of Reproductive Health;
  • 2008 - till now Academician of the Georgian Academy of Natural Sciences


Membership of professional associations:

  • 1994 - till now -  Member of New-York Scientific Academy;
  • 1996 - till now - Member of the Chicago Scientific Academy and International Geographic Society;
  • 1997 - till now Member of the International Academy of Human Reproduction;
  • 1998 - till now Member of Georgian Academy of Medico-Social Sciences;
  • 2007- till now - Member of International Federation of Fertility Societies ( IFFS)
  • 2008 - till now     Member of Editorial Board of the Practical Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Neonatology (Erevan, Armenia);
  • 2009 - till now     Member of Editorial Board of the Scientific Practical Journal “Status Praesens” (Moscow, Russia);
  • 2009 - till now     Member of Editorial Board of Georgian National Academy Journal “Biomedicine”;
  • 2015- till now Member of Editorial Board of Scientific Practical Journal “Obstetrics, Gynecology, Reproductology” (Moscow, Russia).
  • 2015- till now Member of Editorial Board of Scientific Practical Journal “Oncology” (Moscow, Russia);


Important publications:

Author of more than 450 scientific publications, 10 manuals, 6 monographs, 3 inventions. Under his guidance 50 candidate and 5 doctoral thesis’s were defended.

  • Neuro-endocrine regulation of reproductive function. Book, Tbilisi, 2008.
  • Fundamentals of Reproductive Health. United Nations Population Fund. Tbilisi, 2009.
  • "Efficacy of two doses and two methods of using misoprostol for early termination of pregnancy: a randomized controlled trial." The Lancet, June 9, 2007, Volume 369, pp.1938-1946. Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Family planning. National Recommendation for Clinical Practice (Guideline) and State Standards for the Management of Clinical Conditions (Protocols). United Nations Population Fund, Tbilisi, 2007.
  • "Misoprostol Dosage and Usage for Early Medical Abortion After Mifepristone: A Randomized Controlled Significant Test."
  • BJOG, International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, June 18, 2010, pp.1186-1196. Geneva, Switzerland.
  • “Mifepristone for Postcoital Contraception”- The Book -“Reproductive Medicine for Clinical Practice”  Medical and Surgical Aspects, 2019, p.149-155 The International Academy of Human Reproduction, “Springer”.
  • Contraception. What is new? Translational and Clinical Medicine - Georgian Medical Journal.April,2020.p.7


Lecturer of the following subjects: Gynecology, Reproductology.