Agayev Rauf Magsud oglu was born on 28 December 1959 in the city of Baku.

  • From 1966 to 1976 received primary and secondary education at school #158 in the Yasamal district of Baku.
  • In 1976 entered to the medical and prophylactic faculty of the Azerbaijan Medical Institute named after N. Narimanov, from which graduated in 1982 with a degree in surgery.
  • From 1982 to 1983 completed an internship in the city clinical hospital No. 5, specializing in general surgery.
  • In 1983-1985 worked as a surgeon in the Central Hospital and Polyclinic of the Absheron region.
  • From 1985 to 1986 worked as a resident surgeon at the Department of Microsurgery at the Institute of Clinical and Experimental Surgery named after academician M. Topchubashev.
  • In 1986 entered graduate school at the All-Union Scientific Center of Surgery in Moscow, which successfully completed in 1989, having defended thesis on the topic of “Tactics of surgical treatment of patients with acute cholecystitis complicated by biliary tract lesions”, receiving the title of Candidate of medical sciences (PHD).
  • In 1990-1991 began to work as a junior researcher at the Department of Biliary Liver Surgery at the Institute of Gastroenterology, and from 1991 to 1997 held the position of a senior researcher at this Institute.
  • In 1997 started working at the Azerbaijan Medical University as an assistant at the Department of Surgical Diseases-2.
  • In 2003 was elected to the post of associate professor, and in 2007 – to the post of professor of the noted Department.
  • In the period from 1998 to 2002, passed doctoral studies at the Russian Center for Surgery named after B.V. Petrovsky. After completing his doctoral studies, he defended his thesis for the title of Doctor of Medical Sciences on the topic “Complicated liver echinococcosis.”
  • From 2005 to 2012, held the position of Deputy Department of Personnel, Science and Education of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
  • From 2012 to 2016, worked as the chief physician of the Republican Medical and Diagnostic Center, in the period from 2016 to 2018 – the chief physician of the Surgical Clinic of the Azerbaijan Medical University.
  • In 2018, was appointed the Director of the Scientific Center of Surgery named after academician M. Topchubashev, where currently working. At the same time, continued to work as a professor at the Department of Surgical Diseases-2 of the Azerbaijan Medical University, and from 2018 to the present day the Head of the Department.
  • The author of over 310 scientific papers and monographs, the author of 11 rational proposals and 1 patent for an invention. Regularly presented scientific reports at various conferences both at home and abroad (Turkey, Portugal, Russia, Belgium, Georgia, Italy, etc.)
  • Editor of the journal “Cərrahiyyə” (Surgery) (Azerbaijan), a member of the editorial board of the “Achievements of Medical Science” (Azerbaijan), “Hepatogastroenterology” (Germany), “Euroasian Journal of Hepatogastroenterology” (India-Japan), “Bulletin of Emergency Surgery” (Uzbekistan), “Topical issues of surgery” (Russia) academic journals.
  • Chairman of the Dissertation Council for the specialties “surgery” and “anesthesiology-resuscitation” and the chairman of the Scientific Council of the Scientific Center of Surgery named after academician M. Topchubashev.
  • In 2014 was awarded the medal “Excellence in Health Care” by the Ministry of Health, in 2015 was awarded the title “Honored Doctor of the Republic of Azerbaijan.