Friday, 7 September 2012

Yan Katsnelson



Yan Katsnelson

USA Vein Clinics Run by the Recipient of the American Heart Saver Award

USA Vein Clinics is a network of state-of-the-art facilities dedicated to the treatment of venous insufficiency. In our clinics, cardiovascular doctors specializing exclusively in problems with circulation provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment of venous disease and all of the complications that it brings, including but not limited to: varicose veins, spider veins, burning, restless legs, painful legs, skin discoloration and even ulcers.
About Dr. Katsnelson
Dr. Yan Katsnelson, cardiovascular surgeon, founder of USA Vein Clinics. Dr. Katsnelson has more than twenty years experience in the surgical treatment of cardio-vascular diseases.
Dr. Katsnelson completed his fellowship at one of the best cardiovascular programs in the world—the Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston—under the supervision of the President of the American Association of Thoracic Surgeons, Dr. Lawrence Cohn. Dr. Katsnelson's picture was placed and currently remains on the "Wall of Fame" of the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery.
After a successful completion ofhis training, Dr. Katsnelson was awarded a faculty position at the University of Chicago Hospitals, where he performed heart transplants along with routine open heart surgeries, including coronary artery bypass surgeries, aortic and mitral valve repair and replacements. While at the University of Chicago, he participated in the development of a Real Time 3 Dimensional Echocardiography. In 2002, Dr. Katsnelson was awarded the American Heart Saver Award.
Dr. Katsnelson excelled in his private cardiovascular practice. He performed many unique minimally invasive heart surgeries. Stories about his successes were published in the Chicago Tribune, Elk Grove Times, and other local publications.
In fact, Dr. Katsnelson was the first surgeon to perform the double valve implantation of the St. Jude's Biocor Bioprosthetic Valve in the United States. He presented the value of this unique technology for heart surgeons at the 2003 Annual Scientific meeting of European Association of Cardiothoracic Surgery in Vienna, Austria.