For 60-year history the scientific directions of the department were different.
In the last 10 years the scientific subject of department was devoted:
- "Reconstructive gastroenterology: prevention and treatment of the operated stomach";
- "Questions of pathogenesis and treatment of acute pancreatitis. Postcholecystectomic syndrome";
- "Studying, development, introduction in surgical practice of the methods and ways of morbid obesity patients treatment";
- "Improvement of postoperative ventral hernias treatment".
For the last 10 years (2008-2017) 494 scientific works, including 2 monographs, 126 articles were published in the Belarus magazines and outside. 5 collections of scientific works were published, 19 patents for inventions were taken out, 99 improvement suggestions were approved. The staff of the department during this period has defended 4 master's degrees. The department is the organizer of the international symposium "The Belarusian-Polish days of surgery" which serially takes place in Belarus and in Poland.