RostSMU is the oldest Medical University in Russia after Moscow, St. Petersburg. The only university in Rostov-on-Don which is recognized by the Ministry of Health & Ministry of Education and science of the Russian Federation. RostSMU is the government medical university of the Russian Federation. RostSMU, the only university in Rostov-on-Don recognized by the WHO, listed in the World Directory of Medical Schools. RostSMU is recognized by leading Medical Councils viz. National Medical Commission of India, BM&DC, PM&DC, GMC, ECFMG, MDCN, etc. (several medical councils/associations of Asia, Africa, Arab, European countries). RostSMU is listed in the top twenty Medical Universities in Russia. (Rostov State Medical University).