Doctor of Medicine Moscow Setchenov Medical Institute, Moscow, Russia, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy., Moscow Setchenov Medical Institute, Moscow, Russia, 1974. Master of Fine Arts in Writing, Vermont College, Montpelier, Vermont, 1998.
Director, department of pathology and laboratory medicine Valley Hospital, Ridgewood, New Jersey, since 1994. Editor-in-chief Interpoezia Web magazine, Tenafly, since 2004.
Member United Jewish Appeal Federation, River Edge, New Jersey, 1994—2004. Fellow: College of America Pathologists.
Married Elizaveta Rusakova, June 12, 1972. Children: Kira, Gene.