Russian State Medical University, M.D. (Pediatrics), 1979
Post Graduate Education and Training
Residency (Pediatrics), Marshall University School of Medicine, 1996-1999 Residency (Pediatric Surgery), Filatov Children’s Hospital, Moscow, 1979-1981


Diplomat, Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, 1996 (valid idefinetel y) Diplomat, American Board of Pediatrics, 1999, Recertified, 2006, 2015

Medical Licensures

South Dakota, since 1999; West Virginia, 1999-2001
Physician (Locum Tenens Pediatrician), Avera Health, Sioux Falls, SD, 11/2014-present Physician (Pediatrician), Avera Medical Group Brookings, Brookings, SD, 07/ 1999 -07/ 2014
Resident Physician (Pediatrics), Marshall University School of Medicine, Huntington, WV, 1996-1999 Relocated to the U.S. in 1993. I took a career break to care for children, passed USMLE exams, 1993-1996 Pediatric Surgeon, Luberetsky Children’s Hospital, Moscow, 1987-1992
Pediatric Surgeon, Filatov Children’s Hospital, Moscow, 1981-1986

Academic Appointments

Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Health Sciences, University of South Dakota School of Medicine, Sioux Falls, SD, 2000-2014

Clinical Experience

Comprehensive general pediatric experience and expertise, provided outpatient and inpatient care in the U.S. for over 15 years. Electronic Medical Records user since 2010.
Outpatient services: average 20-25 patients with a broad range of medical conditions per day, including preventive, acute, and chronic problems and pediatric consultations. Perform minor procedures (biopsy, excision of skin lesions, wart treatment, removal of foreign bodies, laceration s).
Provide consulting for failure to thrive, pediatric feeding disorders, developmental delay, behavioral problems, allergy, asthma. Pediatric urgent care, including trauma.
Inpatient services: newborn care, attending deliveries and C-sections, direct admissions from the clinic and ER and treatment of pediatric patients in the hospital. Perform circumcisions, LP, UVC, UAC, frenulectomy.
Clinical interests: developmental delay, child and adolescent behavior (ADHD, ASD, anxiety, depression), pediatric nutrition.

Teaching Experience

Clinical preceptor for students on pediatric rotation (2000-2014)
Professional Society Membership
American Academy of Pediatrics, 1996-
South Dakota State Medical Association, 1999-2014 American Medical Association, 1999-2009
Society of Pediatric Surgeons (Russia), 1981-1992
Community Service
The Central Regional Community Engagement Advisory Committee, National Children’s Study, 2013-2015