Born in Orel city on May 27, 1955. (64 years).
1978 - Kursk State Medical Institute (doctor)
1982 - Clinical Residency at the Central Institute of Advanced Medical Studies (specialty - pediatric surgery)
Candidate of Medical Sciences, Honored Doctor of the Russian Federation.
Position before election (appointment) to the Federation Council:
Deputy Chief Medical Officer for Surgery of state healthcare institution of Orel Region “Pediatric regional clinical hospital”, Chief freelance pediatric surgeon of Orel region.
Authorized as Member of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation in September 2014:
Member of Committee on Social Policy. Committee deals with issues of legislative regulation in the field of healthcare, social services for the disabled, tourism (including medical tourism)