ZHIVOV Aleksey

Urologist, andrologist, oncourologist, pediatric urologist Ph.D.
2014
Starts working
at EMC
1993
Beginning of
the medical career

He graduated from the Medical Faculty of the Navy and completed postgraduate studies at the Department of Urology of the Military Medical Academy. 
He has defended his Ph.D. thesis on the subject “Assessing the impact of erectile dysfunction treatment on the quality of life of patients”, which has been praised by leading experts. 

Experience

From 1988 to 1990, he served as a physician aboard a missile-carrying nuclear submarine of the Northern Fleet. During one of the independent voyages, he successfully carried out surgery for acute appendicitis aboard the submarine. He is currently working on a doctoral dissertation on the modern methods of treating urethral strictures. Every year, he presents at Russian and international urology congresses and symposiums, including, as a faculty member, the annual congress of the American Association of Urology and the European Association of Urology.
He regularly runs training courses in the best clinics in the world, focusing on different areas of reconstructive urologic surgery, urology, and andrology. 
Dr. A. V. Zhivov is one of the most experienced Russians surgeons in the reconstruction of urethral strictures, implantation of penile prostheses, as well as male genital and pelvic surgery.

Scientific works

He is the author and co-author of over 90 scientific papers and two patents for inventions. 
Every year, he presents at Russian and international urology congresses and symposiums, including, as a faculty member, the annual congress of the American Association of Urology and the European Association of Urology.

Membership

Member of the American Urological Association (AUA) , the Sexual Medicine Society of North America (SMSNA), the Society of Urologic Prosthetic Surgeons (SUPS), the European Association of Urology (EAU) , the Russian Society of Urologists, the American Society of Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgeons (GURS), and the European Society of Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgeons (ESGURS). 

Professional interests

Reconstructive surgery for urethral strictures, hypospadias and genitourinary fistulas; surgical treatment of urinary incontinence in men (creation of an artificial urinary sphincter, male sling procedures); conservative and surgical treatment of erectile dysfunction (male impotence), penile prostheses; surgical management of male infertility (vasovasostomy and vasoepididymostomy), varicocele, testicular sperm extraction (sperm retrieval); reconstructive surgery of the penis for Peyronie's disease and congenital penile curvature; surgical treatment of cancer and benign prostatic hyperplasia (radical prostatectomy, retropubic adenomectomy); and reconstructive surgery of the bladder and ureters.

Languages

Russian, English.

ZHIVOV Aleksey

Urologist, andrologist, oncourologist, pediatric urologist Ph.D.
2014
Starts working
at EMC
1993
Beginning of
the medical career

He graduated from the Medical Faculty of the Navy and completed postgraduate studies at the Department of Urology of the Military Medical Academy. 
He has defended his Ph.D. thesis on the subject “Assessing the impact of erectile dysfunction treatment on the quality of life of patients”, which has been praised by leading experts. 

Department Urology Clinic Schepkina str., 35, Orlovsky lane, 7, Trifonovskaya str., 26 Telephone: +7 (495) 933 66 55

Experience

From 1988 to 1990, he served as a physician aboard a missile-carrying nuclear submarine of the Northern Fleet. During one of the independent voyages, he successfully carried out surgery for acute appendicitis aboard the submarine. He is currently working on a doctoral dissertation on the modern methods of treating urethral strictures. Every year, he presents at Russian and international urology congresses and symposiums, including, as a faculty member, the annual congress of the American Association of Urology and the European Association of Urology.
He regularly runs training courses in the best clinics in the world, focusing on different areas of reconstructive urologic surgery, urology, and andrology. 
Dr. A. V. Zhivov is one of the most experienced Russians surgeons in the reconstruction of urethral strictures, implantation of penile prostheses, as well as male genital and pelvic surgery.

Scientific works

He is the author and co-author of over 90 scientific papers and two patents for inventions. 
Every year, he presents at Russian and international urology congresses and symposiums, including, as a faculty member, the annual congress of the American Association of Urology and the European Association of Urology.

Membership

Member of the American Urological Association (AUA) , the Sexual Medicine Society of North America (SMSNA), the Society of Urologic Prosthetic Surgeons (SUPS), the European Association of Urology (EAU) , the Russian Society of Urologists, the American Society of Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgeons (GURS), and the European Society of Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgeons (ESGURS). 

Questions

CT scan revealed a malignant kidney tumor in my brother. The tumor size is 3x7, which corresponds to stage 2. Tell me, please, how long does it take for such a tumor to be developed? And is it possible to remove the tumor surgically (total kidney removal)? ( read more )

CT scan revealed a malignant kidney tumor in my brother. The tumor size is 3x7, which corresponds to stage 2. Tell me, please, how long does it take for such a tumor to be developed? And is it possible to remove the tumor surgically (total kidney removal)? ( hide )

For a more precise answer we need to assess patient’s CT scans ourselves. At the EMC’s Urology clinic, both total and partial kidney removal with tumor is performed using the da Vinci robot. These surgeries are very gentle with fast postoperative recovery.

04.09.2015
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