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Russian American Institute of Medicine

Russian American Institute of Medicine

The Russian American Institute of Medicine at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center is dedicated to providing excellent health care to our large Russian patient population here in the Boston area, as well as to Russians living around the world. The Institute also provides continuing medical education for physicians who wish to obtain additional training in the American health care experience.

Russian American Institute of Medicine

Russian American Institute of Medicine at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center
736 Cambridge St.
Brighton, MA 02135

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.

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We Speak Your Language

At St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, there are more than twenty Russian speaking physicians in specialties including primary care, allergy, anesthesiology, cardiovascular medicine, dermatology, hematology/oncology, hospital care, ophthalmology, physical medicine/rehabilitation, pathology, podiatry and urology. In addition, St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center has Russian translation services available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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Physician Biographies in Russian
Physician Biographies in Russian
Read more about our expert physicians at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center translated in your own language, Russian. At St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, there are more than twenty Russian speaking physicians in specialties including primary care, allergy, anesthesiology, cardiovascular medicine, dermatology, hematology/oncology, hospital care, ophthalmology, physical medicine/rehabilitation, pathology, podiatry and urology.
Patient Testimonials
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Our Team

Arvind K.  Agnihotri
Arvind K. Agnihotri

Cardiac Surgery,
Robotic Surgery

Joseph  Carrozza
Joseph Carrozza

Cardiology & Vascular Medicine,
Cath Lab & Electrophysiology

Frank B.  Pomposelli, Jr.
Frank B. Pomposelli, Jr.

Vascular & Endovascular Surgery,
Surgical Services

Olga  Kozyreva
Olga Kozyreva

Associate Medical Director/Genitourinary and General Medical Oncology

Thomas J. Gill
Thomas J. Gill

Sports Medicine,
Orthopedics Surgery,
Knee and Shoulder Surgery

Nicole J.  Pecquex
Nicole J. Pecquex

Bariatric Surgery

Janice G.  Rothschild
Janice G. Rothschild

Breast Surgery,
Cancer Care,
Surgical Oncology

Claudius Conrad
Claudius Conrad

Chief of General Surgery and Surgical Oncology

John Wain
John Wain

Thoracic Surgery

Matthew Lemaitre
Matthew Lemaitre

Bariatric Surgery