Candidate of Medical Sciences, Medical Institute, Nizhny Novgorod, 1994. Doctor of Medical Sciences, Higher Medicine, Moscow, 1999.
Surgeon Central District Hospital, Pavlovo, Russia, 1971—1973, City Hospital, Gorky, Russia, 1973—1980. Managing director Medical Department, Russia, 1980—1985, Cardio-Surgical Center, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, since 1985. Chief surgeon of Privolzhsky region Minstry of Health, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, since 2001.
Member of European Cardiosurgical Association (associate).
Married Olga Galinurovna Gareeva, January 13, 1969. 1 child Vladimir Vladimirovich.