Date & place of birth
March, 1952 St. Petersburg, Russia
Education & Degrees
Undergraduate 1971-1975 Lasgaft Institute, St Petersburg, Russia
Postgraduate 1976 M.S. in Psychology of Sports
Undergraduate 1981-1982 UC Irvine/
Medical School 1982-1985 UC Irvine Medical College/M.D.
Internship & Residency
1985-1991 Mayo Clinic, Dpt of Orthopedic Surgery
M.S. in Orthopedic, Mayo Clinic
Hoag Memorial Hospital Irvine, OCM
Mission Hospital, Saddleback Memorial, FVRH
Memberships & Associations
AAOS, AAHKS, Sports Medicine
Committee of USFSA (US Skating Federation)
American Board of Sports Medicine 18(4); 400-105; 1990
Mayo Clinic award for performance in Orthopedic Research, 1989
Travelling Fellowship Orthopedic Center (GB, Italy, Switzerland, Russia) 1990.
The specialties of his practice are total joint replacement, both primary and revisions, and spine surgery.
Volunteer Faculty Clinical Instructor for Orthopedic Program since 1991 to 2002.
Volunteer Orthopedic Surgery for Russian Hospitals 1989 to present.