Arian P. Kalinin is Head of the Department of Endocrine Surgery at the Moscow Medical Region Institute (Moscow, Russia), Head of the Russian Centre of Endocrine Surgery, Vice President of the Russian Association of Endocrinologists, and President of the Moscow Regional Association of Endocrinologists. In 1967, he earned his PhD for work on surgery of the parathyroid glands. He performs research on surgery of the adrenal gland and thyroid gland, analgesia in endocrine surgery, and primary hyperparathyroidism. Dr. Kalinin is a member of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences. He has published 15 books in Russian and 725 scientific articles in Russian and international journals and collections.
Alexey Pavlov is Professor and Head of the Department of Histology, Cytology and Embryology at Yaroslavl State Medical Academy. In 1994, he earned his PhD for work on the histology and embryology of the parathyroid glands. His particular interests are the morphology and cytology of the parathyroid glands. He is a member of the Presidium of the Russian Society of Morphologists and has authored more than 200 publications in medical journals and collections.
Yuriy K. Alexandrov is Head of the Department of Surgery at Yaroslavl State Medical Academy, Yaroslavl, Russia. In 1997, he earned his PhD for work on surgery of the thyroid gland. His special area of interest is endocrine surgery and minimally invasive surgery of endocrine organs. In 2005 and 2008 he received the Governor's Award for Excellence in Science and Technology. Dr. Alexandrov has published five previous books as well as more than 230 publications in medical journals and collections of scientific articles.
Irina V. Kotova is Assistant Head of the Department of Endocrine Surgery at the Moscow Medical Region Institute (Moscow, Russia). He gained his PhD in 2003 for work on surgery of the parathyroid glands. His focus is principally on the diagnosis and treatment of patients with primary hyperparathyroidism. Dr. Kotova is the author of 112 publications in medical journals and collections.
Yury N. Patrunov has been a radiologist at the Department of Ultrasound Diagnostics, Railway Clinic, Yaroslavl, Russia since 1999 and was awarded his PhD in 2000. His work has focused on endocrine ultrasound and minimally invasive modalities. Since 2003 he has been Assistant Chair of the Course on Ultrasound Diagnostics at the Faculty of Postgraduate Education, Yaroslavl Medical Academy. Since 2006 he has been a consultant at the Department of Minimally Invasive and Endocrine Surgery of Yaroslavl Railway Clinic. He received the Governor’s Award for Excellence in Research and Technology in 2008. Dr. Patrunov has edited one previous book in English, published six books in Russian, and authored 109 articles in medical journals.
Sergey N. Pamputis is Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery, Yaroslavl State Medical Academy, Yaroslavl, Russia. In 1999 he gained his PhD for work on surgery of the thyroid gland. He has since focused on the diagnosis of primary hyperparathyroidism and the use of minimally invasive modalities in its treatment. He has authored 88 publications in medical journals and collections of articles.