Professor Alexey Karachun, Petrov Research Institute of Oncology, St. Petersburg
Professor Alexey Karachun was born in St. Petersburg in 1970. He graduated from the Kirov Military Medical Academy in St. Petersburg. He completed the initial part of his specialty training at the Far-Eastern State Medical University in Khabarovsk. Upon returning to his Alma Mater in 2000, he defended his doctoral thesis. Professor Karachun completed his subspecialty training in abdominal oncological surgery at the University of St. Petersburg. He was appointed Assistant Surgeon in 2005 and holds the position of Professor since 2015.
Professor Karachun performs both laparoscopic and open colorectal operations at equally highly skillful levels, together with carcinoma stomach resections. He has authored numerous papers published in distinguished international journals, mainly on colorectal laparoscopic surgery.
He is married, with one child.