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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
Teaching Interest(s): 1. Medical students M1- anatomy class lab
2. Medical students M3-4 colorectal rotation
3. General surgery Residents PGY3 and PGY 5 level are rotating through CRS. Teaching technical skills in the operating room including open, laparoscopic and robotic techniques. Minor procedures of anorectal region, placement of sacral nerve stimulator, colonosocpy
Research Interest(s): 1. Clinical outcomes in Colon and Rectal Surgery
2. Biomedical engineering in collaboration with Clemson University, Dept of BioEng
Professional Affiliations: The Piedmont Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
American Society of Colorectal Surgeons

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