Born May 26, 1949 in g. Ufa in the family of a disabled war veteran of the Great Patriotic War.
In 1972 he graduated from the Bashkir State Medical Institute. Candidate of medical sciences.
Since 1972 he worked in the Central Hospital District Buraevskogo g. Ufa.
He worked as a doctor-anesthesiologist-resuscitator, head of the resuscitation unit and deputy chief doctor of the medical work in hospitals б? 6 g. Ufa.
Since 1981 - the hospital director б? 13 g. Ufa.
He was repeatedly elected deputy of the district and city Councils g. Ufa.
. In 1991 - 95 - Deputy of the Supreme Council of the Republic of Bashkortostan.
. Since May 1995 - First Deputy Minister of Health of the Republic of Bashkortostan.
. March 14, 1999 was elected to the House of Representatives National Assembly of the Republic of Bashkortostan.
. 19 December 1999 was elected to the State Duma of the third convocation.
. Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Committee for health and sport.
. He has honorary title "Honored Doctor of the Republic of Bashkortostan", "Honored Doctor of Russia."
. He has a son and a daughter.