Ara Sayen Babloyan 
Pediatric surgeon - urologist, doctor of medical sciences, professor
Chairman of the board of directors, scientific director of the “Arabkir” MC - ICAH

Born on May 5, 1947, Yerevan.

1971 -  graduated Yerevan State Medical University (YSMU) after M. Heratsi, faculty of pediatrics, pediatrician.

1971 - 1998 - residency and postgraduate development courses of pediatric surgery, kidney and liver transplant in Russia, Belgium, Switzerland, France. Doctor of Medicine, professor.
2003 - 2005 - member of the Standing Committee of the European Regional Committee of the World Health Organization (WHO).
2008 - 2012 - member of the Executive Board of the WHO.
2007 - 2015 - Chairman of the Armenian Association of Pediatricians, member of the European Society of Pediatric Urology, the Swiss Society of Nephrology and the Belgian Royal Academy of Medicine. Chief pediatric surgeon of the Ministry of Health of the RA. 

1970 - 1971 - Outpatient clinic N8, Urology Department, physician, paramedic. 

1971 - 1972 - Outpatient clinic N8, Urology Department, pediatric surgeon, urologist. 

1972 - 1982 - Children’s Clinical Hospital N1, surgeon, urologist.

1982 - 1990 - Children’s Clinical Hospital N3, head of the Urology Department. 

1990 - Founder of the “Specialized Center of Urology, Nephrology and Pediatric Surgery”.

1977 - 1997 - YSMU, Department of Pediatric Surgery, lecturer and professor. 

1991 - 1997 - Minister of Health of the RA.

1997 - YSMU, Head of the Department of Pediatric Surgery. 

1997 - 2000 - “Arabkir” Children’s Clinical Center, general director. 

1999 - 2007 - “Arabkir” United Children Charitable Fund, executive director.

2003 - 2007 - “Arabkir” - Institute of Child and Adolescent Health, chairman of the Board of directors.

2007 - “Arabkir” MC - ICAH, scientific director.

 

2007 - 2012 - member of the National Assembly of Armenia (proportional representation, RPA), Republican Party of Armenia. Chairman of the Standing Committee on healthcare, maternity and childhood of the National Assembly. Member of the Republican fraction. Non-partisan politician. 

2012 - 2017 - member of the National Assembly (proportional representation, RPA), Chairman of the Standing Committee on healthcare, maternity and childhood of the National Assembly. Member of the Republican fraction. Member of the RPA board. 

2 April 2017 - Member of the National Assembly of Armenia, the RPA party list. 

18 May 2017 - Elected as the President of the National Assembly of Armenia. 
 

Ara Babloyan was honored with` 

  • Gold medal by the Ministry of Education of the RA on the occasion of 70th and 75th anniversaries of the YSMU (2000 and 2005)

  • «Officier de I'Ordre National Du Merite» medal for the development of professional cooperation and Armenian-French relations (2005) 

  • “Mkhitar Heratsi” medal (2007)

  • “Armed Forces of Armenia: 20 years” Jubilee medal (2012, MoD)

  • “Gratitude” medal (2013, Republic of Artsakh)

  • “Saint Sahak-Saint Mesrop” medal of honor (2014, Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin)

  • “Award for scientific achievements in the field of medicine” (2015, President of the RA)

  • Second rank order of Services for Motherland (2016)


He is the author of 3 inventions, 7 monographs and 215 scientific articles.
Ara Babloyan is married, has 2 sons and 5 grandchildren.  

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