Dr. Vladimir Kenis, MD, PhD.
Paediatric orthopaedic surgeon, Director for Development & International Communication, Head of Department of Foot & Ankle Surgery, Neuroorthopaedics, and Skeletal Dysplasias, The Turner Institute for Children’s Orthopedics, Saint-Petersburg, Russia. Born in Twer, Russia.
Education: Twer State Medical University, Twer, Russia (1991-1997).
PhD Thesis: “Surgical Correction of Knee Deformities in Children With Cerebral Palsy” (2003).
Doctor of Science Thesis, “Surgical Management of Foot Deformities in Children With Cerebral Palsy” (2014).
Member: European Paediatric Orthopaedic Society (EPOS), American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine (AACPDM), Association of the Study and Application of the Method of Ilizarov International and Bone-reconstruction (ASAMI-Russia), Ponseti International Association (PIA).
Professional Interests: orthopaedic reconstructive surgery, genetics, skeletal dysplasias, cerebral palsy, spina bifida, neuromuscular disorders, foot deformities.
Professional Activities: surgical and nonoperative treatment of children with neuroorthopedic disorders (cerebral palsy, spina bifida, neuromuscular diseases). Management of clubfoot, flatfoot, cavovarus foot. Diagnostics and treatment of children with skeletal dysplasias.
Publications: in Russian and international issues on the problems of pediatric orthopaedics, neuroorhopedics, rare diseases.
Additional positions: Lecturer at the Chair of Pediatric Orthopedics & Traumatology of North-West State Medical University (Saint-Petersburg), Consultant at Saint-Petersburg Children’s Rehabilitation Center for neurologically impaired children.