Doctor of Medicine, Second Medical Institute N.I. Pirogov, Moscow, 1980.
Attending surgeon, research fellow National Research Center Coloproctology, Moscow, 1981—1989, attending surgeon, senior research fellow, 1989—1997, consulting colorectal surgeon, senior research fellow, 1997—2002, consulting colorectal surgeon, director research group low rectal cancer treatment, 2002—2006. Head colorectal surgery department National Research Center Surgery, 2006—2009, head colorectal and pelvic floor surgery department, since 2009. Senior lecturer Continuing Education Faculty Kazan' Medical University, Russia, since 2008.
Director educational course coloproctology Moscow State University Mikhail Vasilyevich Lomonosov, Faculty Basic Medicine, since 2000.
Member of Russian Stoma Patients Organization, Euroasian Colorectal Technologies Association, International Society Colon and Rectal Surgeons, European Society Coloproctology, Israel Society Colon and Rectal Surgery.
Married Rada Kravchenko. Children: Anna Pankova, Irina Savenkova.