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, European Board of Surgery (FEBS) (Endocrine) (Inauguration date is 5/2018)

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 7/1/2028

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

2018-present. Associate Professor of Surgery, Department of General Surgery, Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University, Nutley, New Jersey

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)
  • 2014 – present “Medical Oncology” (Impact Factor: 2.147)
    2014 – present “Journal of Endocrinological Investigation” (Impact Factor: 1.552)
    2014 – present “Endocrine-Related Cancer” (Impact Factor : 4.907)
    2015 – present “Critical Reviews in Clinical Laboratory Sciences” (Impact Factor: 3.692)
    2017 – present “Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism (JPEM)” (Impact Factor: 0.955)
    2017 – present “World Journal of Surgical Oncology” (Impact Factor: 1.286)
    2018 – present “Video Endocrinology” Peer Reviewed ATA Journal
    2018 - present “SAGE Journal of International Medical Research” (Impact factor: 1.323)
    2018 - present “Cancer Management and Research” (Impact factor: 3.851)

  • 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 (NYSS). Elected Member (2/2009 – present)
• American Association of Endocrine Surgeons (AAES). Elected Member (5/2009- present)
• European Society of Endocrine Surgeons (ESES). Elected Member (1/2008- present)
• International Association of Endocrine Surgeons (IAES). Elected Member (9/2008 – present)
• International Society of Surgery (ISS). Elected Member (2007–present)
• Endocrine Society (2007–present)
• American Thyroid Association (ATA) (2007–present)
• New York Thyroid Club (2006 – present)
• American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) (2007-present)
• European Neuroendocrine Tumor Society (ENETS) (2017 – present)
• New Jersey Chapter, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
• Board of Directors, September 2014 – present
• American College of Surgeons (ACS) (2002–present)

AWARDS:

May 2018 The first surgeon in the United States to be Board Certified in Endocrine Surgery by the European Board of Surgery (FEBS) and has received designation as FEBS (Endocrine).
April 3, 2017 Award winner for the Best Interesting Case at the American Association
of Endocrine Surgeons (AAES) 2015 38th Annual Meeting and joint ENDO
Society Meeting.
Nov 2016 Ten Years of Service Award, Meridian Health System
March, 2016 Orion Award, Meridian Health System.
Nov 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).
Nov 2011 Five Years of Service Award, Meridian Health System
2005 Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Elan Pharmaceuticals Scholars of Surgery for Outstanding Achievement on the ABSITE.
2004 Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Elan Pharmaceuticals Scholars of Surgery for Outstanding Achievement on the ABSITE.
1988-1991 Medical School: “Honors training program” (12 of 500 accepted)
Academic scholarship with Honors; Award for the best academic achievements
1988 Chief Medical Advisor for the Student Medical Organization.
1987 Nursing School: Diploma with Honors;
Top 5% of the class;
Academic scholarship with Honors;
Wallboard of Honors "The Best Graduated Students of 1987"

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).