Dr Mark Kurtser, PhD, Member of Russian Academy of Science - CEO and Member of the Board of Directors
Dr Mark Kurtser was appointed as CEO in June 2016. Dr Mark Kurtser is the founder of MD Medical Group and Member of the Board of Directors. Dr Kurtser began his career as a graduate assistant to the associate professor at the obstetrics and gynaecology department of the Pirogov Medical University. From 1994 to 2012, was Head of the Centre of Family Planning and Reproduction, Health Department of Moscow, the largest public obstetrics hospital in Moscow. From 2003 to 2013, Dr Kurtser was the Chief Obstetrician and Gynaecologist of the City of Moscow. He holds a degree in medicine from Pirogov Medical University in addition to a postdoctoral degree in medicine. Dr Kurtser remains actively involved in the Group’s healthcare practice and day-to-day operations.
Mr Vadim Vlasov - Deputy CEO for development
Mr Vadim Vlasov has joined the Company as deputy CEO in charge of development. Vadim Vlasov has graduated from the Moscow Aviation Institute, held various posts in the aerospace industry, was head of the representative office of the Airbus corporation in Russia, later acquired vast experience in the medical and pharmaceutical businesses. From 2010 to 2019 Vadim Vlasov served as Country President of Novartis Group of Companies in Russia, Regional Director Country Management CEE and CIS, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Association of International Pharmaceutical Manufacturers (AIPM).
Mrs Maria Nechaeva – Deputy CEO for Operations
Mrs Maria Nechaeva joined the Group in 2018. Prior to joining the Group, Maria was Head of Sales at Medipal Onco in 2012-2018. Before that, she held various positions at pharmaceutical companies such as Abbott Laboratories and Pfizer in 2003-2012.
Mrs Nechaeva graduated from Pirogov Medical University with a degree in General Medicine and completed residency training in OBGYN at the Centre of Family Planning and Reproduction.
Mr Andrey Khoperskiy – Deputy CEO for Economics and Finance
Mr Andrey Khoperskiy joined the Group as Head of Finance controlling and Treasury in 2013, he was appointed to a position Director for Finance of the Group in 2016. Previously, Andrey worked for Rusagro Group and Sukhoi.
Aviation Holding Company as a Finance manager and earlier he was an Auditor in BDO Russia. Mr Khoperskiy graduated from Moscow State University of Economics, Statistics and Informatics with a degree in Taxes. Holds ACCA Advanced Diploma in Accounting and Business and ACCA Diploma in International Financial Reporting.
|Dr Boris Konoplev – Medical Director of Mother & Child, Head of Hospital Group|
Dr Boris Konoplev joined the Group in 2010. In 2017, he was appointed Medical Director and Head of Hospital Group of Mother & Child. Prior to that, in 2014-2017, Dr Konoplev was Chief Doctor of Mother and Child Ufa Hospital. Earlier, from 2012 to 2014, he was Head of Obstetrics Department at Lapino Hospital. In 2010-2012, Dr Konoplev was Obstetric gynaecologist of Maternity Department at Perinatal Medical Centre.
Dr Konoplev graduated from the paediatric faculty of the Pirogov Medical University. In 2015, he became assistant at the Department of Reproductive Health, with speciality training in Immunology at the Bashkir State Medical University. Dr Konoplev is a practicing obstetrician-gynaecologist and has undertaken a number of trainings in leading European clinics.
Dr Yulia Kutakova, PhD – Medical Director for Organizational and Scientific-educational Work
Dr Yulia Kutakova joined the Group in 2012. She has over eleven years of practice experience in obstetrics and gynaecology. Prior to joining the Group, Dr Kutakova was Chief of Maternity in the Organisational and Tutorial Department of Public Healthcare of the City of Moscow. She holds a degree in medicine from Pirogov Medical University, a degree in management from the Moscow Institute of Management and a PhD in medical science.
Dr Natalia Yakunina, PhD – Deputy CEO, Director of Mother & Child Central Region
Dr Natalia Yakunina joined the Group in 2011. In 2019, she was appointed Deputy CEO and Director of Mother & Child Central Region.
From 2016-2018, Dr Yakunina was Deputy CEO for Patient Care and from 2014–2016 she worked as Chief Doctor and CEO of Mother & Child Savelovskaya clinic in Moscow. Before that, from 2012–2014 she was Head of the OBGYN out-patient department at PMC. Natalia joined the Group in 2011 as Chief Doctor at Mother & Child Yugo-Zapad clinic in Moscow. Before joining the Group, Dr Yakunina was Chief Obstetrician and Gynaecologist of the Central District of Moscow.
Dr Yakunina has more than 24 years of experience in obstetrics-gynaecology.
She graduated from Turkmen State Medical University with a degree in General Medicine and also holds a PhD degree.
Dr Marat Tugushev – Director of Mother & Child Volga
Dr Marat Tugushev has been Chief Doctor at five Mother & Child clinics in the Samara region since 1992. In 2017, he was also appointed as Director of Mother & Child Volga. Dr Tugushev graduated from Samara State Medical University with a degree in General Medicine. With more than 27 years of experience in healthcare, he is currently a practicing obstetrician and gynecologist as well as a surgeon of the highest qualification category. Dr Marat Tugushev is actively engaged in medical research. He is also Head of Reproductive Medicine, Clinical Embryology and Genetics department at Samara State Medical University. Dr Tugushev holds a PhD in medical science.