Doctor of Medicine, 1st Moscow Med Institute, 1981. Postgraduate certified, 1st Moscow Med Institute, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy in Medicine, 1st Moscow Med Institute, 1986.
Cardiac surgeon 7th City Hospital, Moscow, 1981-1992, Main Military Clinical Hospital, Moscow, 1992-1994, chief Center Cardiovascular Surgery, since 1994, professor, since 1994.
Colonel Medical Service Russian Army, since 1998.