Dr. Lev M. Khitin, MD

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Specializes in Cardiac Surgery • Male • Age 47

400 E 56th St
New York, NY 10022
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Dr. Khitin's Experience

Research training, expertise and qualifications

Care Philosophy

Founder and president of VEiN (Vascular and Endovascular Interventions of New York), Lev M. Khitin, M.D., F.A.C.S., is a renowned cardiovascular surgeon, board-certified in general and cardiothoracic surgery, Fellow of American College of Surgeons, member of American Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Fellow of American College of Phlebology and member of American College of Cardiology, as well as a member of numerous national and international societies. Dr. Khitin is an author and co-author of numerous scientific papers, book chapters and case reports. Dr. Lev Khitin also patented various inventions in his field.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery, 2005
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery, 2007
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  • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
  • Cardiovascular Imaging
  • Endovenous Laser Treatment
  • Varicose Vein Procedures
  • Varicose Vein Surgery
  • Vascular Procedures
  • Vascular Surgical Procedures
  • Vein Laser Ablation
  • Vein Treatment
  • Venous Closure
  • Venous Disease Treatment
  • Venous Doppler (Legs & Arms)
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  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Cardiovascular Disorders
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Ulcer
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Anomaly
  • Vein Diseases
  • Vein Disorders
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Reflux
  • Venous Thromboembolic Disease
  • Venous Thrombosis
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Background Check for Dr. Khitin

0 Malpractice Claims

  • No malpractice history found for New York.
  • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

  • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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Awards & Recognitions

Awards

Media & Publications

  • Surgical management of achalasia; J. Braveman, L. Khitin, D. Brams. Internist's Illustrated Guide to Gastrointestinal Surgery; E. Wu, K. Aziz. Humana Press, 2002
  • Hiatal hernia and paraesophageal hernia repair; L. Khitin, D. Brams. Internist's Illustrated Guide to Gastrointestinal Surgery; E. Wu, K. Aziz. Humana Press, 2002
  • Surgery for reflux esophagitis; L. Khitin, D. Brams. Internist's Illustrated Guide to Gastrointestinal Surgery; E. Wu, K. Aziz. Humana Press, 2002
  • Gastric Cancer: important factors for general surgeon; K. Barwick, L. Khitin, K. Kirkwood. Surgical Oncology Clinics of North America, W. B. Saunders, Philadelphia, 1996, 6 (3): 495-514
  • 4HEALTH Magazine
  • Medical Office Magazine, multiple
  • [Photocolorimetric method for evaluation dynamics of blood filling in the frog web]; L. Khitin, L. Zelichenko, G. Poriadin. Pathologic Physiology and Experimental Therapy, 1994 Jul-Sep (3): 55-7
  • [Effect of Mildronate on secretory activity of the rat mesentery mast cells]; G. Poriadin, L. Zelichenko, L. Khitin. Allergology and Immunology, 1992 Febr: 102-5
  • Luminal trypsin may regulate enterocytes through proteinase-activated receptor-2; W. Kong, K. McConalogue, L. Khitin, M. Hollenberg, D. Payan, S. Bohm, N. Bunnett. Proceedings of Natural Academy of Sciences, USA, 1997 Aug, 94: 8884-9
  • [Quantitative evaluation of mast cells degranulation]; G. Poriadin, L. Zelichenko, L. Khitin. Immunology, 1991 March: 59-61
  • Identification of potential tyrosine-containing endocytic motifs in the carboxyl-tail and seven transmembrane domain of the neurokinin 1 receptor; S. Bohm, L. Khitin, S. Smeekens, E. Grady, D. Payan, N. Bunnett. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 1997 Jan, 272: 2363-72
  • Systemic temperature and paralysis after thoracoabdominal and descending aortic operations; L. Svensson, L. Khitin, E. Nadolny, W. Kimmel. Archives of Surgery, 2003 Feb; 138(2): 175-9
  • Prevention of thrombosis and embolism in children with mechanical valve prostheses: warfarin vs. antiplatelet agents; L. Khitin, R. Sade, S. Bradley, F.A. Crawford Jr., C. Widener. The Journal of Heart Valve Disease, 2006 May; 15(3): 394-9, 2006
  • [Method of in vivo study of microcirculation in rat mesentery]; L. Khitin, L. Zelichenko, G. Poriadin. Pathologic Physiology and Experimental Therapy, 1993 Jul-Dec, (4): 62
  • Aortic cross-sectional area to height ratio timing of aortic surgery in asymptomatic patients with Marfan syndrome; L. Svensson, L. Khitin. The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 2002 Feb; 123(2): 360-1
  • Mechanism of desensitization and resensitization of proteinase-activated receptor-2; S. Bohm, L. Khitin, E. Grady, G. Aponte, D. Payan, N. Bunnett. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 1996 Sep, 271 (36): 22003-16
  • Hypophosphatemia and global neurological deficit after cardiopulmonary bypass; L. Khitin, K. Kim, J.S. Ikonomidis, M. Stroud, A.J. Crumbley, F.A. Crawford Jr. Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia (in print)
  • Ethical process in human research published in thoracic surgery journals; M. Block, L. Khitin, R. Sade. Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 2006; 82: 6-12, 2006
  • Mast cell tryptase regulates colonic myocytes through proteinase-activated receptor-2; C. Corvera, O. Dery, K. McConalogue, L. Khitin, S. Bohm, W. Kong, W. Raymond, G. Caughey, N. Bunnett. Journal of Clinical Investigation, 1997 Sept, 100 (6): 1383-93
  • [Restitution of population of mesenteric mast cells in rat intestine]; L. Khitin, L. Zelichenko, G. Poriadin. Bulletin of Experimental Biology and Medicine, 1993 Dec, 116 (12): 558-91
  • Channel 1 - ORT
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Education & Training

Medical School

Russian State Medical University (Rsmu), Faculty Of Medicine

Internship Hospital

University Of California Stanford

Residency Hospital

Lahey Clinic Massachusetts

Fellowship Hospital

Med University Of South Carolina
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Languages Spoken by Dr. Khitin & Staff

  • English
  • Russian

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