Born and raised in Kiev, the capital of Ukraine, in a family of 3 generations
of healers, Dr. Shev attended St. Petersburg Medical University in St.
Petersburg, Russia. After graduation he returned to Kiev where he was
trained in surgery. He then worked at the Ukranian National Medical University
as well as private clinics as a general and colorectal surgeon. After
immigration to the United States with wife Tatyana, who he met in medical
school, and 6 yr old daughter Victoria he spent a few years in New York
where he studied English and prepared for board certification and diploma
evaluation. After 3 years of American surgical training he moved to Family
Medicine. He worked as a Family Medicine doc for 7.5 years before moving
to Eureka, CA to join his wife who is an OB-GYN at Redwood Women's
Center in Fortuna. Their daughter Victoria is now a 3rd year medical student
in West Virginia planning to continue the family dynasty of physicians.
Beside the work he enjoys he likes traveling, hiking, recreational bike
riding, water or downhill skiing, cooking, and music.