Yelena Khegay is a family physician from Kazakhstan. She graduated from Kazakh National Medical University in 2007 with honors, and completed her 2-year GP residency program in 2010. For several years she has worked as a Project Coordinator, and later as a Study Investigator at Kazakhstan Association of Family Physicians (KAFP). Since 2014 Yelena is back to clinical practice and has been working as a general practitioner and a Teaching Assistant at a postgraduate family medicine faculty.
Currently she is studying MPH Program at Kazakhstan School of Public Health. Her special fields of interest are domestic violence, mental health issues and quality improvement in primary care. Yelena has been actively involved into KAFP activities on health literacy improvement and healthy life style promotion among general population and healthcare workers - through social media and on personal basis as well.
Yelena sees her mission in improving health care services and promotion of Health for All in Kazakhstan.She is a head of a young doctor’s organization in her home country, and Kazakhstani National representative to the Europe Council of the Vasco da Gama Movement (the youth branch of Wonca Europe (the European Organization of Family Physicians).
Dr. Dmitry Kireev graduated from Kazakh State Medical University (KazSMU) in 2010 and then completed internship in Family Medicine. Dr. Kireev is KTAI (Kinesio Taping Association International) certified specialist. He is also licensed in Sports medicine and medical rehabilitation. He practices full scope of Family medicine. He regularly maintains his professional level by participating in continuous medical education trainings in Kazakhstan and overseas.
Dr. Kireev is a triathlete, ultra runner and three times Ironman.
Dr Irina Shinkarenko completed her medical degree at the Almaty Medical School in 1999 and went on to finish a three-year Family Medicine Residency program in Tulsa, OK (USA). She practiced medicine for an additional year in the USA before returning to Kazakhstan.
Dr. Shinkarenko is Board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and she is a member of American Academy of Family Physicians.
She maintains both an Oklahoma State medical license and a Kazakhstani medical license. She is trying to stay current by participating in continuous medical education activities and International medical conferences.
Dr. Lyudmila Petrovna Nam studied Pediatrics at Almaty State Medical Institute. She started her medical career in 1980. In 2004 she went through re-training program in Family medicine. Dr Lyudmila has been working as a Family Doctor at International Medical Center since 2005.
Her great desire is to see her patients achieving both physical recovery and emotional and psychological well-being. To this end, Dr. Lyudmila studied in Family counselling at the University of Bonn (Germany) and University of Navarra (Spain) and sat through a course in Psychosomatics and psychotherapy at the Kazakh State Medical University.
Dr. Nam regularly takes refresher courses and participates in international medical conferences.
Dr. Serik Konyrbayev graduated from the Kazakh National Medical University, Department of General Medicine, and completed the 2-year internship in Family Medicine. Dr. Serik has been working at International Medical Center since 2017. He is seeing both adults and children.
He is fluent in Russian, Kazakh and English languages.
Patients love Dr. Serik for his competence and caring attitude. He enthusiastically monitors the latest developments in the field of diagnosis and treatment, continuously improving his knowledge and skills. Serik Maratovich is married and is a father of 2 children.
Dr. Alexander Shinkarenko attended Almaty Medical School and later got a three-year residency training in Family Medicine in Tulsa, OK (USA). After graduating from residency in 2008 he completed a one year fellowship in Faculty development in the USA before coming back to Kazakhstan.
Dr Shinkarenko is US Board of Family Medicine certified and is a member of American Academy of Family Physicians as well as Association of Family Doctors in Kazakhstan. He maintains his Oklahoma State medical license and stays current with continuous medical education, regularly attending International trainings and conferences overseas.
He enjoys Family medicine for its variety and constant need to keep the skills and knowledge up to date.
Dr. Shinkarenko is also the Director of IMC.