Dr. Alexey Kalyagin graduated from the MD program at Irkutsk State Medical University in 2000. Since his student years has been engaged in research in the field of internal medicine, rheumatology, cardiology, gastroenterology. Received a PhD degree in 2004, a DSc degree in 2010. He became an associate professor in 2008, a full professor in 2017. He is a vice-rector for medical work and postgraduate education, head of the Department of Internal Medicine of the Irkutsk State Medical University, scientific adviser of the Irkutsk Rheumatology Center. Member of the Association of Rheumatologists of Russia, EULAR, ESC, EPC.
Dr. Alexey Kalyagin research focuses on the aspect of comorbid rheumatology pathology, in particular - the relationship of joint diseases and chronic heart failure.