Alex Kamenshikov, D.P.M.

AKbestDr. Alex Kamenshikov was born in Moscow, Russia. His father was a pediatric burn unit surgeon and his mother a rheumatologist, providing him a strong attraction to the medical field. When Alex was 15 his family moved to New York City where Alex eventually enrolled at NYU where he received a BA in Psychology while participating on the varsity swim team, water polo college club team.In pursuit of a career in medicine, Alex graduated from NYU in 2006 with pre med requirements and degree in psychology, consequently worked two years as administrative manager in Emergency department. From there he continued medical career at NYCPM along with serving a three-year residency program at Coney Island Hospital.

Education

New York School of Podiatric Medicine – New York, NY 2012
Doctor of Podiatric Medicine

New York University New York, NY  2006
B.A. Major Psychology, Minor Chemistry, Pre-Medical
Honor Roll Student Athlete

Residency

Coney Island Hospital – Brooklyn, NY  2012-2015
Podiatric Surgery Resident, Chief Resident, Podiatry Department

  • Well rounded residency with an advanced wound care, limb salvage and clinic oriented focus;
  • Strong emphasis on use of the latest wound care research and technologies;
  • Over 10,000 patient visits per year.

Work Experience

Country Foot Care – Mineola, NY  2015-present

Podiatric Surgeon, Full time Associate

  • Surgical associate in a large multi-office practice and full surgical attending privileges at the Winthrop University Hospital as well as two additional surgical centers;
  • Official podiatrist for the Major League NY Lizards Lacrosse team;
  • Experienced in electronic medical record keeping, billing and insurance claim processing. Maintained a strong working knowledge of medical terminology and ICD-10 / CPT coding;
  • Advanced sports medicine with use of MLS laser therapy and Shockwave therapy.
  • Developing marketing plans and participating in street fairs, chambers of commerce and community events to promote the office.

Podiatric Surgeon, Community Attending at Winthrop Hospital

  • Full surgical and hospital patient privileges, coverage of the emergency room call;
  • Conducting bi-weekly clinic with Winthrop Podiatry residents;
  • Organizing and conducting educational activities such as seminars/surgical workshops/journal clubs for the podiatry residents of Jamaica and Winthrop Hospitals including sawbones labs;

Coney Island Hospital – Brooklyn, NY  2006-2008

Coordinating Manager A, Emergency Department

  • Facilitated smooth patient flow;
  • Supervised and oversaw workload of clerical staff, interpreters and patient representatives to ensure all areas are operating efficiently;
  • Acted as an administrator-on-duty for the Emergency Department afterhours.

Certifications

Board Certified, American Board of Podiatric Medicine  2015
Board Qualified, American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery  2015
BLS for Healthcare Providers, American Heart Association  Current
ACLS for Healthcare Providers, American Heart Association  Current
National Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners Part III  2013
National Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners Part II  2011
National Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners Part I  2010
Professional Rescuer – NYU American Red Cross  2006

Advanced Professional Courses

Advances in Bone Healing Summit  2016
AAFAO Advanced Course of Internal Fixation, Surgery and Trauma of the Foot and Ankle  2015
Stryker Mastering Reconstructive Foot & Ankle Surgery Course  2015
AAFAO Comprehensive Course of Internal Fixation, Surgery and Trauma of the Foot and Ankle  2014
ACFAS Treatment of Tendinosis and Fasciosis with Tenex Health TX – Lecture and Cadaver Wet Lab 2014
ACFAS Reconstructive and Restorative Surgery in the Athletic and Active Population  2014
ACFAS Simple to Complex Forefoot Revisional Surgery  2013
ACFAS Surgical Approaches For Hallux Rigidus and Osteotomies For Hind Foot Reconstruction  2013

Lectures

Coney Island Hospital Grand Rounds, Wound Care Symposium  2012
Bleomycin

  • Presented podiatric uses for treatment of veruca plantaris;
  • Developed and deployed hospital protocol for medication usage.

Coney Island Hospital Grand Rounds, Wound Care Symposium  2012
MRSA vs MSSA

  • Presented analysis of the statistical data of the MRSA rates in the local community.

Society Memberships

NYC Medical Reserve Corps  2008-present
American Podiatric Medical Association, Member  2008-present
NY State Podiatric Medical Association, Member  2012-present
ACFAS Resident Member  2012-2015
ACFAS Student Member  2008-2012
NYCPM Diabetes Club  2008-2012
NYCPM Surgery Club  2008-2012

Publications and Papers

A. Kamenshchikov, A. Lazinsky, and M.G. Lebwohl. Prurigo Nodularis. Treatment of Skin Disease: Comprehensive Therapeutic Strategies, 2nd edition, Mosby, London, 2005 2005
“Special Considerations for Podiatric Surgery Patients with Developmental Disabilities” In Progress
Literature review and clinical observations
“Ertyhema Ab IGNE” In Progress
Case study and literature review

Volunteering experience

  • Coney Island Community Outreach;
  • Harlem Health Fair;
  • NYC ING Marathon (Medical Team);
  • Diva Half Marathon (Medical Team); Special Olympics;
  • NYU American Cancer Society Relay for Life Cancer Walk

Languages

Russian -native
English – fluent