Protopopov Aleksey is the head of Regional Vascular center of Krasnoyarsk region, the Doctor of Medical Sciences, professor, head of radiological department chair of the Krasnoyarsk State medical University by the name of prof. V. F. Voyno-Yasenetsky.
Under the leadership of and direct participation of doctor Protopopov, in clinical practice of health care a pre-hospital thrombolysis in acute myocardial infarction, a thrombolysis and thromboextraction in ischemic stroke are for the first time introduced, the leading positions of clinic in Russia on applicability of coronary interventions in acute myocardial infarction are reached, innovative methods of treatment of patients with heart valves pathology, aneurisms and ruptures of an aorta with high quality of survival. Doctor Protopopov for the first time in the Russian Federation performed endovascular clipping of the mitral valve at mitral insufficiency.
Aleksey Protopopov is the main specialist of Ministry of Health of Russian Federation on endovascular methods in the Siberian Federal District, the main specialist on endovascular methods of Ministry of Health of Krasnoyarsk Region, the vice-chairman of the Russian scientific society of specialist of endovascular methods of diagnostics and treatment, the deputy chief editor of the Endovascular Surgery Journal (an official journal of the Scientific society), he is a part of editorial boards and editorial councils of other scientific journals.
For achievements in the field of health care, doctor Protopopov is awarded by a medal of the award “For Merits of the Fatherland” II degree, an honorary title “The honored doctor of the Russian Federation”, the medal “For Labour Merits”.