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Levan Gorgiladze

Mayor of Keda Municipality

Date of birth: February 28th, 1963

Marital status: Married, three children

Foreign languages: Russian, English

Telephone: 0 425 25 00 00


Working experience:

  • 2012-2016   Deputy Minister of Health and Social Care

First Deputy Minister of Health and Social Care

Minister of Health and Social Care


  • 2006-2012   Doctor Narcologist at LTD “Center of Narcology”

Head of Department at LTD “Center of Narcology”

Main Doctor at LTD “Center of Narcology”


  • 2005-2006    Head of Forensic Regional Department of Adjara
  • 1998-2005    Director of LTD “Republican Center of Narcology”
  • 1998-2005   Head of Medical Criminalistics Department of Forensic Medical Examination

Bureau of the Autonomous Republic of Adjara

  • 1992-1997   Head of medical-sanitary unit of Batumi #3 investigative isolator
  • 1984-1993 Batumi Emergency Medical Service Station, doctor on duty, main doctor of the shift
  • 1988-1992 Doctor of the Gonio Hospital of Khelvachauri Municipality, Therapist
  • Levan Gorgiladze has been doing educational activities in Batumi Shota Rustaveli State University since 1994 and at Grigol Robakidze University since 2016

Teaching experience:

  • 2016 - present     Professor at Grigol Robakidze University
  • 2013-2016           Invited Professor and Grigol Robakidze University
  • 1992-present       Teacher at Faculty of Natural Sciences and Medicine of Batumi Shota Rustaveli State University
  • 1989–1992 Teacher at Batumi State Medical School

Professional development

  • 2014 – Summer School on addictology, Krakow, Poland
  • 2003 - Internship - Prevention of drug abuse, Heyward University of San Francisco, USA
  • 2001 - Qualification course on narcology. Postgraduate Education State Medical Academy, Tbilisi, Georgia
  • 2001 - Specialization Course - Forensic Medicine Postgraduate Education State Medical Academy, Tbilisi

Published works (monograph/manual, scientific article)

  • 2015 - Modern problems of social protection of older people in Adjara.  Experimental and Clinical medicine 2 (80-86 pp.)
  • 2014 - The problems of pension reforms in Georgia. Georgian Medical News 12 (84-92 p.p.)


Participation in international forums by submitting a paper/article


  • 2014 – New Approaches to Social Policy in Georgia (Health Care Policy in Georgia: Toward to Future). 2nd Eurasian Multidisciplinary Forum, EMF 2014.23-26 October 2014, Tbilisi, Grigol Robakidze University, Georgia
  • Zero Project Conference focusing on Inclusive Education and ICT: Innovative Policies and Innovative Practices for Persons with Disabilities. UN Headquarter, Vienna, Austria. 25-27 February 2015
  • 2017 - "Clinical Practice Standards and Medical Thinking". 13th Medical Conference. Association of postgraduate education of Georgian physicians, Chakvi, Georgia
  • 2017 -  "Pathologic Process and Dynamic Equilibrium". The 42nd International School Conference of Medics Association of Georgian Scientists and Specialists, Chakvi, Georgia


Membership of academic / public organization

  • Honorary Member of the Transcaucasian Doctors League
  • Member of Georgian Narcotics Association
  • Member of the editorial board of the magazine "Therapy Georgia"


• 2013-2016 - Grigol Robakidze University. Department of Economics. Business and Management School. Specialty: Business Administration 
• 1982-1988 -Tbilisi State Medical Institute, Faculty of Medicine, Specialty: Medical Cure

Academic degree

• Doctor of Business Administration
• Master of Medicine

About keda
About keda
The municipality of Keda is situated along the river Adjaristskali in the middle part of it.
Administrative units of the municipality of Keda

There are 10administrative units in the municipality of Keda:

  • Administrative Unit of Keda is spread to the following settlements: the town of Keda, village Keda, village Gulebi, village Khunkuda, village Ortsva, village Arsenauli, village Shevaburi, village Dzentsmani, village Koromkheti, village Tskemna, village Akutsa, village Zendidi.
  • Administrative Unit of Dandalo is spread to the following settlements: village Dandalo, village Takidzeebi, village Mosiashvilebi, village Gogiashvilebi, village Baladzeebi, village Kharaula, Village Jalabashvilebi.
  • Administrative Unit of Zvare is spread to the following settlements: village Zvare, village Zesopeli, village Kvashta, village Sirabidzeebi, village Vaio.
  • Administrative Unit of Makhuntseti is spread to the following settlements: village Zeda Makhuntseti, village Kveda Makhuntseti, village Zundaga, village Zeda Bzubuzu, village Kveda Bzubzu, village Uchkhiti, village Namlisevi, village Kosopeli, village Milisi.
  • Administrative Unit of Dologani is spread to the following settlements: village Dologani, village Chalakhmela, village Chinkadzeebi.
  • Administrative Unit of Merisi is spread to the following settlements: village Merisi, village Sikhalidzeebi, village Inasharidzeebi, village Garetke, village Gundauri, village Namonastrevi, village Silibauri.
  • Administrative Unit of Oktomberi is spread to the following settlements: village Oktomberi, village Kuchula, village Medzibna, village Agota, village Goginidzeebi.
  • Administrative Unit of Pirveli Maisi is spread to the following settlements: village Pirveli Maisi, village Zeda Agara, village Kveda Agara, village Kolotauri.
  • Administrative Unit of Tskmorisi is spread to the following settlements: village Tkhmorisi, village Akho, village, village Chetkidzeebi, village Gobroneti, village Kokotauri, village Gegelidzeebi.
  • Administrative Unit of Tsoniarisi is spread to the following settlements: village Tsoniarisi, village Varjanisi, village Tibeta, village Kantauri, village Abuketa, village Sasadilokeli, village Sabaduri.
Geography and Nature
Geography and Nature
The municipality of Keda is situated along the river Adjaristskali in the middle part of it. The municipality of Kobuleti borders the Keda region to the north with 38 kilometers in length. The municipality of Shuakhevi borders the Keda region to the east with 24 kilometers in length. The municipality of Khelvachauri borders the Keda region to the west with 24 kilometers in length and the municipality of Keda is surrounded by Turkey to the west with 17 kilometers in length. Shavsheti Range lies to the south of Keda, Meskheti Range borders our municipality to the north-eastern part and Kobuleti Range lies to the north and north- western part of Keda. The total area of ​​the municipality is 452 sq. km. Number of population is 16760. There are 64 villages in the municipality of Keda. It is divided into 10 administrative units. The main town in the municipality is Keda which is located at 200 meters above sea level. The highest peak is the Kanli (2987 meters).

Along the river Adjaristskali there is a Mediterranean Sea type subtropical climate. As the height increases, the climate becomes humid. There are mainly mountainous and mountainous meadow types of soil in the municipality area. The municipality is rich and diverse in plants.

A rich and diverse plants cover the municipality. There are mainly deciduous and small amount of coniferous trees in Keda. The wildlife is diverse. Main areas of agriculture are fruits, viticulture, plant growing, horticulture, beekeeping. The trout farms are also developed (villages Oktomberi, Agara, Tsoniarisi, Tskhmorisi).

Keda is distinguished with unique varieties of grapes. The wines produced in the district are "Tsolikouri" and "Chkhaveri". There are family wine cellars in some villages (Nodar Shervashidze – village of Pirveli Maisi, Lado Shavishvili- village of Vaio, Nuri Sirabidze –village of Gegelidzeebi).

The municipality is rich in various natural fossils - copper and gold deposits (village Merisi, village Vaio). “Kokotauri” and “Gundauri” are popular mineral waters from Keda. "Kokotauri" got an international certificate.

The monuments of material culture are distinguished from historical heritage:

Surveillance towers - Kaviani, Gulebi, Dzentsmani, Saghoreti, Tsivasula.
Stone arch bridges - Makhuntseti, Pirveli Maisi, Tsoniarisi, Dandalo.
Castles – Zendidi, Tsivasula.
In the valleys of the river Adjaristskali and mountain rivers you can see different examples of flora and fauna as well as visit beautiful waterfalls.

Ethnographical and historical materials are collected in the Museum of History in Keda.
The renewal of the Keda municipality website was possible with the financial support from the European Union ENPARD program, throughout the “Keda LEADER” project implemented by CENN. The views and opinions expressed herein are those of the authors and do not reflect those of The EU and CENN unless otherwise stated.