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Specialist in Neurosurgery
Special skills: Neurosurgery
Languages: Finnish, English, Russia
- Licentiate of Medicine, 2003 (Russia, Petroskoi)
- Licensed medical specialist in Finland, 2004 (University of Tampere)
- Doctor of Medical Sciense, 2010 (University of Helsinki).
- Specialist in Neurosurgery, 2011 (HYKS, Clinic of Neurosurgery)
- Associate Professor in Neurosurgery, 2016
Dr. Kivelev is specialized in mini-invasive microneurosurgical procedures. State-of-the-art microsurgical techniques, operating microscope and individualized approach are the key-factors determining fluent treatment and uneventful postoperative recovery. Experience in up to 1700 surgeries allows Dr. Kivelev to perform procedures with minimal damage to tissues in affected region targeting only to the lesion (his surgical principle is all tissues of the spine belong to the patient not to surgeon, so save them as much as possible). His is confident in surgical treatment of wide spectrum of diseases all along the spine including disc herniations, narrowing of spinal or nerve root canal, instability and spondylolisthesis of vertebras, spinal tumors, congenital anomalies etc. In his practice, Dr. Kivelev utilizes only modern but reliable surgical techniques like microdiscectomy, microdecompression, posterolateral or transforaminal interbody fusion with percutanious pedical screw insertion in lumbar spine, anterior and posterior decompression and fusion in cervical spine and so on.
Appointment bookings by phone only +358 9 4748 2705 (Mon - Thu from 8.00 am to 6.00 pm, Fri from 8.00 am to 4.00 pm.)