Denis V. Kultyshev was born in 1979 in Russia. In 2002, Denis V. Kultyshev graduated the medical department of Tyumen State Medical Academy.
During the period from 2002 to 2003, he studied psychiatry as an intern at the department of Psychiatry, Narcology and Psychotherapy of the Advanced Training and Professional Development under the guidance of Doctor of Med. Sc., Professor S.M.Umansky.
In 2003, Denis V. Kultyshev was certified in psychiatry and narcology at the same department under the supervision of S.M. Umansky. In 2004, Denis V. Kultyshev was also certified in psychotherapy.
In 2005, Denis V. Kultyshev entered the extramural postgraduate education in psychiatry, with the dissertation entitled “Clinical finding, dynamics and systematics of borderline neuro-mental disorders of teenagers with food addiction”. In 2010, Denis V. Kultyshev successfully defended his candidate dissertation in Tomsk Scientific and Research Centre of Mental Health of the Siberian branch of the RAMS under the supervision of Doctor of Med. Sc., Professor B.Y. Prilensky.
Since 2005, D.V. Kultyshev has been working as a doctor psychiatrist in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy of Tyumen regional state-financed health institution “Regional clinical mental hospital”, where in 2010 he was appointed head of the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy. Through the years of working, D.V. Kultyshev has gained experience and practice with different patient populations in the field of psychotherapy.
In 2006, D.V. Kultyshev was appointed an assistant of the department of medical psychology and psychotherapy, where he taught general psychology and pedagogy.
During the period from 2007 to 2012, he took a course of group psychotherapy and got a European certificate in the International Institute of Humanistic-Existential Psychology.
In 2008, he became a current member of the East European Association for Existential Therapy.
In 2009, he became a member of the Russian Psychotherapeutical Association.
In November 24, 2011 the dissertation council of TSMA confirmed the title of the doctorate dissertation “The level of mental disorders: the phenomenon of loneliness in the pubertal period (clinical-dynamic, social-psychological and therapeutical-rehabilitative aspects)”.
In September 1, 2012, D.V. Kultyshev was appointed head of the department of Psychiatry, Narcology and Psychotherapy of the Advanced Training and Professional Development in TSMA.
On March 23, 2013 at the session of Tyumen regional department of the Russian association of psychiatrists, D.V. Kultyshev was elected Chairman by the majority vote. On March 25, 2013 N.G. Neznanov, chief expert in psychiatry of Federal Service on Surveillance in Healthcare of Russian Federation, director of FSBI “St. Petersburg Bekhterev Psychoneurological Research Institute”, assigned this position to D.V. Kultyshev.