Anatoly Mikhailov was born in March, 1936, in the village of Indykovo, Vitebsk region. From 1955 to 1961, he studied at Vitebsk Medical Institute.
Anatoly Mikhailov got his first working experience at Ivanov district of Brest region, where from 1961 to 1962, he worked as a deputy head physician, then – as an epidemiologist at Berezovskaya Regional Hospital (1962). From 1962 to 1966, Anatoly Mikhailov worked as a radiologist in a hospital in Gomel; from 1966 to 1969, he did PhD course at the Department of Roentgenology of Belarusian State Institute for Advanced Medical Training; from 1969 to 1971, Anatoly Mikhailov worked as an assistant of the Department of Roentgenology of Belarusian State Institute for Advanced Medical Training; from 1971 to 1977, he worked as an associate professor at the Department of Roentgenology of Belarusian State Institute for Advanced Medical Training; since 1977 until the present, he has been working as head of the Department of Roentgenology, now – the Department of Radiology of BelMAPE.
In 1969, he defended Candidate’s thesis entitled “Tonic and evacuating function of the large bowel at early postoperative period”. In 1974, Anatoly Mikhailov defended his Doctoral thesis “Roentgenologic characteristics of the dysfunction of bowels in an experiment and large bowel at early stages after surgical interventions”.
In his research work, Anatoly Mikhailov studied functional disorders of the intestinal tract, together with his colleagues he determined the reasons and mechanism of their development, offered treatment methods. He is an author of the method of prognosing of the patient’s condition during the first days after abdominal operations.
Anatoly Mikhailov is a well-known scientist, who contributed greatly into the development of medical science. His scientific investigations cover a wide range of issues of cardiology, pulmonology, gastroenterology, osteology, angiology, urology and other fields of medicine. In 1992, Anatoly Mikhailov got the title of the laureate of the State Prize for the circle of works on cardiovascular system.
Anatoly Mikhailov developed computer diagnostic systems, modern means and new technologies of medical visualization, which greatly enriched the science. In 1995, Anatoly Mikhailov became an academician of the Belarusian Engineering Academy, in 1996 – a corresponding member, in 2003 – an academician of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Belarus. In December, 1999, Anatoly Mikhailov became an academician of the International Slavic Academy of Sciences, Education, Arts and Culture.
Anatoly Mikhailov was chosen as an honorable member of the Board of Directors of the American Biography Institute (the State of Carolina). Anatoly Mikhailov is ranked among 500 world leaders as the most prominent scientist and public figure, whose professional achievements will be useful for the next generations.
In September, 1998, in Cambridge (England), professor Anatoly Mikhailov was awarded the medal “Gold Star” for an outstanding contribution to the science and teaching. He is an international expert in diagnostic radiology.
Anatoly Mikhailov got an award for the excellence in healthcare of the Republic of Belarus, got the medal «Veteran of Labour», Certificates of Honor from the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Belarus and the Supreme Council of the Republic of Belarus.