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Yuliya Yurko

Title: Clinical Assistant Professor
School of Medicine Greenville
Phone: 864-522-8100
Office: 48 Centennial Way
Greenville SC 29605


Background: 1. Graduated form Chita State Medical Academy in Russia in 1996
2. Completed General Surgery Residency in 1998
3. Worked as a general surgeon between 1998-2003 in Moscow Russia
4. Moved to USA in 2003
5. Non-matriculated graduate student, Department of Bioengineering, Clemson University 2005-2008
6. Research fellow at Department of Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center 2008-2009
7. General surgery residency Maine medical center 2009-2011
8. General surgery residency Greenville Health System 2011-2014
9. Laparoscopic Colon and Rectal fellowship Mayo Clinic Scottsdale, AZ 2014-2015
10. Colon abd Rectal Fellowship St. Marks Hospital Salt Lake City, UT 2015-2016
11. On Staff at Greenville Health System/Prisma Health Division if Colon and Rectal Surgery from 9/2016 - present
12. Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery, USC School of Medicine Greenville, SC from 2018- present
Research Interest(s): 1. Clinical outcomes in Colon and Rectal Surgery
2. Biomedical engineering
Professional Affiliations: The Piedmont Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
American Society of Colorectal Surgeons

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