The Tbilisi Medical Academy was founded in 1992 by a Georgian pediatric pediatrician, Peter Shotadze. In 1970 he graduated from Tbilisi State Medical Institute.
After completion of the Institute, all his medical, scientific and pedagogical activities were associated with the Tbilisi State Institute of Physics (hereinafter the Georgian Medical Academy) where the path was passed from post graduate to the head of the Department of Children’s Surgery and Rector.
Petre Shotaadze has published 121 scientific works, 4 monographs, 2 manuals. He is the author of 1 invention.
Petre Shotadze was elected as Vice-President of the Georgian Surgeon Association, a member of the editorial board of the newspaper “Medicine” and magazine “Medical Moambe”. He was a member of the American Pediatrician Academy, an honorary member of the European Implants Academy, a member of the European Infectious and Immunodeficiency International Society, a member of the Union of Russian Pediaters, Honorary New Orleans Honorary Citizen. The medals and diplomas of USA, Hungary, Czech, Slovak, Greek and Georgian medical societies were awarded. He was founded by the American Academy of Medicine of Georgia, the co-president of which was his own worker.
P. By the initiative of Shotaadze was established Tbilisi Medical Academy, which was renamed “Petre Shotadze Tbilisi Medical Academy” after her death in 1999.