Russian American Institute of Medicine
World Class, Award Winning Health Care
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center has assembled many of Boston’s finest physicians in specialties, including cardiovascular medicine, cardiac/thoracic surgery, general surgery, oncology, internal medicine, urology and pulmonary medicine in order to provide Russians with care of the highest quality and best possible health care experience.
St. Elizabeth’s, a teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, is consistently recognized for providing the highest quality care. The hospital was named one of Healthgrades America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery™ for 2 Years in a Row (2018-2019), one of Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care™ for 7 Years in a Row (2013-2019), and one of Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention™ for 3 Years in a Row (2017-2019). Additionally, St. Elizabeth's physicians are consistently ranked in U.S. News & World Report Best Doctors and Boston Magazine’s Top Doctors.
St. Elizabeth’s is home to New England’s leading robotic-assisted, minimally invasive surgery program. We have a state-of-the-art radiation center and hematology/medical oncology unit in affiliation with Dana-Farber Community Cancer Care, and one of the region’s top-rated maternity programs with a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care nursery affiliated with Children’s Hospital Boston. Our modern emergency room is equipped with the latest technology and has one of the shortest wait times in all of Massachusetts.
Eugene Vaninov, MD, Chairman and Executive Director
The Russian American Institute of Medicine is led by Eugene Vaninov, MD, a board-certified internal medicine physician who has been providing primary and cardiovascular care to the Russian population in Boston for over eighteen years. Dr. Vaninov has received numerous awards in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the field of medicine and dedication to the Russian community, including citations from the Governor and State Senate of Massachusetts, the Rabbi of Russia, and the U.S. Senate. He was awarded the Gold Medal of Peace from the Russian Peace Foundation for strengthening the relationship between Russian and American physicians. Dr. Vaninov is also an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School.
Some of the leading specialists at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center include:
Arvind K. Agnihotri, MD
Cardiac Surgery, Robotic Surgery
Joseph Carrozza, MD
Cardiology & Vascular Medicine, Cath Lab & Electrophysiology
Ingolf A. Tuerk, MD
Cancer Care, Surgical Oncology, Urology, Robotic Surgery
Frank B. Pomposelli, MD
Vascular & Endovascular Surgery, Surgical Services
Olga Kozyreva, MD
Associate Medical Director/Genitourinary and General Medical Oncology
Thomas J. Gill, MD
Sports Medicine, Orthopedics, Bone & Joint
Nicole J. Pecquex, MD
Janice G. Rothschild, MD
Breast Surgery, Cancer Care, Surgical Oncology
Jana Simonds, MD
General and Colorectal Sugery
Claudius Conrad, MD, PhD, FACS
Chief of General Surgery and Surgical Oncology
John Wain, MD
Matthew Lemaitre, MD