Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine was organized in 1974 was appointed head of the department Ph.D., Professor Togaybaev Askar Akhmetovich (1974 — 2003). Since 1998, the Department was reorganized into a course at the department of general surgery. From 2003 — 2006 the exchange rate was in charge of MD, Associate Professor Berdalina Gulnara Sadyrbekovna, and from 2006 — 2010 cheef of course PhD, Associate Professor Timur Sadvakasovich Dzholdybekov.
In 2011 the newly organized Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Department Head, MD, professor of Israilova Venera Karypbekovna (from 2010 — present).
During the existence of the Department of zashischeno 17 candidate and a doctoral thesis. Under the leadership of the department was organized and carried out nine scientific — practical konferentsyi inviting professors and leading experts from near and far abroad. In 1995, the Department issued a scientific — practical journal «Anesthesiology and Intensive Care,» edited by Professor A. Togaybaev
In 2006 the Federation was established anesthesiologists and resuscitators with the RC release of the journal «Anesthesiology and Intensive Care of Kazakhstan,» a member of the editorial board of MD, Professor VK Israilova In the same year, organized by the Federation of Anesthesiologists and critical care in Almaty and the Almaty area, the first chairman of the Associate TS Dzholdybekov. Department staff have participated in international conferences (Rome, Istanbul, Turkey, Germany, Amsterdam, Israel, Kishinev). All members of the department-based clinics are actively involved in the practice of hospitals: spend anesthetic benefit from the severe category of patients involved in the conduct of consultation, clinical dissections, conduct scientific conferences. Currently, the department staff conducted research work on new technologies for the treatment of abdominal sepsis, studies in patients with stroke (level neyromarkerov). We introduce new methods of anesthesia for trauma surgery (Stimupleks unit). Conducted training to students and trainees at the Center prakticheskih skills in modern simulators with computer programs to provide intensive care.