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Expert in Vascular Access Complications, Infusion Therapy Complications, Professional Training Disputes

Expert ID: 731819 Washington, USA

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MD, Internal medicine, emergency medicine and cardiology,vascular access specialist

Education: MD Diploma, foreign graduate, Sverdlovsk Medical School, Sverdlovsk, Russia, US equivalency diploma confirmed by Mayo Clinic, Sverdlovsk Medical College, Sverdlovsk, Russia, Nursing Program

Training and membership: Clinical and Interventional cardiology, Internal medicine, Emergency medicine, Youth medicine, Vascular access specialist / member of INS, ASCP, CCRP

Area of Competency: Risk management/Mitigation - experienced in legal proceedings, Clinical and scientific knowledge, Education for healthcare professionals and patients, Medical Writing, Public speaking, Excellent communication and presentational skills


International Professional Experience: CDC/ASCP project, HIV grant, international laboratory accreditation, Gateway America, MEDICAL INFORMATION SCIENTIST

Presentations, Scientific Reports and Abstracts: Liver Cirrhosis: Diagnostic advantage of Fibrosure for patients with viral, alcoholic and non-alcoholic liver damage, Biochemical markers of liver fibrosis and necrosis in patients with chronic hepatitis C, Primary Care - Care for patients with HIV infection, Innovative approach to colorectal cancer, Deep Vein Thrombosis: prevention and treatment, Diagnostic criteria and management of metabolic syndrome, Pros and cons of Drug Eluting Stents: Sirolimus- Eluting Stents, Congestive Heart Failure: Role of Ventricle Remodeling, Clinical Manifestation and Diagnosis of Crohn’s Disease, On quest: How to search medical literature, Septal defect variations and clinical manifestation in young adults

Clinical research: “Induction Dosing with PEGASYS® (Peginterferon alfa-2a (40KD)) Plus Copegus in Treatment- Naïve Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C.”, Hoffmann-La Roche “Non-Ulcer Dyspepsia”, Novartis, “Irritable Bowel Syndrome”, GlaxoSmithKline “The Prevention of Sporadic Colorectal Adenomas”, Searle, “Septal defect variations and clinical manifestation in young adults”, Principal Investigator, Army Recruiting Center.“Mitral Stenosis: Post-surgical outlook in sub-symptomatic patients”, Sub Investigator, Institute of Medical Technology

multiple court expert witness testimonies on phlebotomy complications and IV complications. Additional information is available per request.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Portland, Oregon - Salem, Oregon - Gresham, Oregon - Beaverton, Oregon - Hillsboro, Oregon - Vancouver, Washington - Yakima, Washington

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Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1983 Degree: MD Subject: Cardiology Institution: Sverdlovsk Medical School, Sverdlovsk, Russia; US equivalency diploma S0714648 confirmed by Mayo Clinic

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2009 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Phlebotomy instructor Department: Responsibilities: Provide excellent phlebotomy and vascular access education for healthcare professionals. Experienced in laboratory services and cardiovascular aspects, peripheral IV, CVC and PICC lines establishment and care.

Expert level of knowledge of CDC, INS and other regulatory requirements. Effective communication on all professional levels from laboratory management to C-level. Work with large Hospital Systems supporting on-going education and training to their staff. Public speaker and presenter at hospital meetings.
Years: 2007 to 2014 Employer: Mayo Clinic Title: regional representative Department: Responsibilities: Bring the knowledge and expertise of Mayo Clinic and Mayo Medical Laboratories to all levels of medical establishments in Western states with the single goal to serve the need of each patient and grow business. Provided services to hospitals in AK, WA, OR, MT, UT, CO, WY, ID and CA.

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 2011 to 2011 Country / Region: Russia Summary: CDC and ACSP international project, HIV grant, international laboratory accreditation.
Years: 1983 to Present Country / Region: Russia Summary: physician, current license

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Member of Infusion Nurse Society, ASCP and ACRP.
Licenses / Certifications
MD Diploma, foreign graduate
Sverdlovsk Medical School, Sverdlovsk, Russia
US equivalency diploma S0714648 confirmed by Mayo Clinic
Professional Appointments
Mayo Clinic - Member of Mayo Field Advisory Board
Medical / Professional
Internal medicine, emergency medicine, interventional cardiology
Publications and Patents Summary
Medical writing for private clinical groups. Presentations, Scientific Reports and Abstracts - available per request

Conferences and symposiums - available per request

Clinical research - available per request

International projects

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Vascular access related expert witness experience in multiple legal proceedings. Expert witness testimony in State Court.
Training / Seminars
Physician, emergency room, interventional cardiology.
Marketing Experience
Instructor - teaching vascular access /phlebotomy at PCC. Industry trend - raising number of legal filings related to IV treatments and phlebotomy complications.
Other Relevant Experience
Experienced in working with hospitals and hospital systems in nine western states.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
Russian born in Russia

Fields of Expertise

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