Professional Resume


EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Endocrine Surgery Fellowship (surgery on thyroid, parathyroid
and adrenal glands) (7/2005 – 6/2006): Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY

Surgical Critical Care Fellowship (7/2002 – 6/2003):
Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA

Residency in General Surgery (PGY 3 -7/2001 – 6/2002; PGY
4 and 5 – 7/2003 – 6/2005): Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA

Surgical Research Fellowship (7/1999 – 6/2001):
in Molecular Biology, Immunology and Gene Therapy at the Department of Surgery and the Institute for Human Gene Therapy, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Internship in General Surgery (7/1997- 6/1999):
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Residency in Pediatric Surgery (1992-1993 ): Saint Maria Magdalene's Children Hospital, St. Petersburg, Russia

Medical School (1986-1992): St. Petersburg I. I. Mechnikov State Medical Academy. St. Petersburg, Russia

CERTIFICATION:

Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS), (Inauguration date is 10/2008)

Fellow, American College of Endocrinology (FACE), (Inauguration date is 4/2011)

American Board of Surgery Certification # 052703, issued 9/25/2007, valid until 7/1/2018

Endocrine Certification in Neck Ultrasound (ECNU), Board Certified in Endocrine Neck Ultrasound and FNA Biopsy by the American College of Endocrinology (ACE) # 0244-0123, issued on 11/2012, valid through 1/1/2023.

  • AACE Thyroid Ultrasound and FNA Biopsy Accreditation Course and Certification 5/2012
  • AACE Thyroid Ultrasound and FNA Biopsy Accreditation Course and Certification 5/2006
  • United States Medical Licensing Examination: Step 1-9/95; Step 2-3/96; Step 3-5/97
  • National USSR Board Exam and Certification in General & Pediatric Surgery - 6/1993

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

11/2006 - present. Dirctor of Endocrine Oncology at Meridian Health System, Attending Endocrine Surgeon, Surgical Director, Center for Thyroid, Parathyroid and Adrenal Diseases at JSUMC.
Department of General Surgery. Jersey Shore University Medical Center (JSUMC). Neptune, NJ

5/2015 - present. Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery,
Department of General Surgery. Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ

4/2008 - 4/1915. Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery,
Department of General Surgery. Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ

Instructor of General Surgery (2007-2008),
Department of General Surgery. UMDNJ – Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ

Instructor of General Surgery (2005 – 2006), Attending Surgeon, Department of General Surgery, Columbia University, College of Physician and Surgeons,
New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY

Instructor of Pediatric Surgery (1993-1994 ), Department of Pediatric Surgery,
St. Petersburg I. I. Mechnikov State Medical Academy, St. Petersburg, Russia

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

Reviewer for the following scientific journals (topics: thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal surgeries):

  • 2010 – present. Reviewer for “Surgery” (Impact Factor: 3.103)
  • 2010 – present. Reviewer for “Medical Principles and Practice” (Kuwait) (Impact Factor: 0.887)
  • 2011 – present. Reviewer for “Annals of Surgical Oncology” (Impact Factor: 4.162)
  • 2011 – present. Reviewer for “World Journal of Surgery” (Impact Factor: 2.362)
  • 2011 – present. Reviewer for “World Journal of Endocrine Surgery”
  • 2012 – present. Reviewer for “The Journal of Medical Case Reports” (United Kingdom) (Impact Factor: 0.35)
  • 2013 – present. Reviewer for “Endocrine Practice” (Impact Factor: 2.486)
  • 2013 – present. Reviewer for “Minerva Chirurgica”, (Italy) (Impact Factor: 0,770)
  • 2013 – present. Reviewer for “World Journal of Surgical Oncology” (Impact Factor: 1.09)
  • 10/8/2013. Invited Panelist on an Endocrine Video Session. Video-Based Education Program at the 2013 Annual
    Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC.
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Membership in Professional Associations

New York Surgical Society. Elected Member (2/2009 – present);
American Association of Endocrine Surgeons. Elected Member (5/2009- present);
European Society of Endocrine Surgeons. Elected Member (1/2008- present);
International Association of Endocrine Surgeons. Elected Member (9/2008 – present);
International Society of Surgery. Elected Member (2007–present);
The Endocrine Society (2007–present);
American Thyroid Association (2007–present);
American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (2007-present).
Fellow of American College of Endocrinology (FACE) (Elected, Inauguration date is 4/2011);
American College of Surgeons (2002–present),
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), (Inauguration date is 10/2008);
New York Thyroid Club (2006 – present);
Society of Critical Care Medicine (2002- present);

AWARDS:

2004 - Elan Pharmaceuticals Scholars of Surgery for Outstanding Achievement.
2005 - Elan Pharmaceuticals Scholars of Surgery for Outstanding Achievement.
2012 - The first surgeon in the United States to be Board Certified in Endocrine Neck Ultrasound and FNA Biopsy by the American College of Endocrinology (ACE), and has received designation as
Endocrine Certification in Neck Ultrasound (ECNU).