• Memorial Medical University, Ukraine followed by PhD degree from the National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine. After the residency training in internal medicine at the Chaim Sheba Medical Center and pulmonology fellowship at Rabin Medical Center Dr. Rusanov has served as a faculty and attending physician for Rabin Medical Center’s Pulmonary Institute, Israel. Most recently she completed a clinical fellowship in lung transplantation at the University of Toronto and joined the UAB faculty in 2016 as Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2023 State of the art – Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation as a bridge to thoracic transplantationClinical Transplantation.  37. 2023
    2023 Bilateral Lung Transplantation With Donor Positive for COVID-19 Infection on Bronchoalveolar Lavage: A Case ReportTransplantation Proceedings2023
    2019 Lung Transplantation for Cystic Fibrosis and Non-cystic Fibrosis Bronchiectasis: A Single-Center ExperienceTransplantation Proceedings.  51:2029-2034. 2019
    2017 Lung transplantation in cystic fibrosis patients in Israel: The importance of ethnicity and nutritional statusClinical Transplantation.  31. 2017
    2017 Survival following lung transplantation for artificial stone silicosis relative to idiopathic pulmonary fibrosisAmerican Journal of Industrial Medicine.  60:248-254. 2017
    2015 Safety of Cryo-Transbronchial Biopsy in Diffuse Lung Diseases: Analysis of Three Hundred Cases 2015
    2015 Bronchial artery embolization for massive hemoptysis: Long-term follow-upAsian Cardiovascular and Thoracic Annals.  23:55-60. 2015
    2014 Radiation exposure and attributed cancer risk following lung transplantationClinical Transplantation.  28:324-329. 2014
    2014 Renal function preservation with the mTOR inhibitor, Everolimus, after lung transplantClinical Transplantation.  28:662-668. 2014
    2012 The significance of elevated tumor markers among patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis before and after lung transplantationChest.  141:1047-1054. 2012
    2012 [Tracheobronchial adenoid cystic carcinoma: seven case reports].Harefuah.  151. 2012
    2010 Pandemic influenza (H1N1): Impact on lung transplant recipients and candidatesJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.  29:1034-1038. 2010
    2009 The QuantiFERON®-TB-GOLD assay for tuberculosis screening in healthcare workers: A cost-comparison analysis 2009
    2009 The 15-Step Oximetry Test: a Reliable Tool to Identify Candidates for Lung Transplantation Among Patients With Idiopathic Pulmonary FibrosisJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.  28:328-333. 2009
    2008 Use of the 15-steps climbing exercise oximetry test in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosisRespiratory Medicine.  102:1080-1088. 2008
    2004 Acute renal failure as a manifestation of sarcoidosis 2004

    Research Overview

  • Dr. Rusanov research and clinical interests related to lung transplants, end stage lung diseases and pulmonary fibrosis.
  • Education And Training

  • Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Residency
  • Vinnitsa Regional Tuberculosis Hospital, Residency
  • Rabin Medical Center, Pulmonary Institute, Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • University of Toronto, Toronto General Hospital - Lung Transplantation, Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Doctor of Medicine, Vinnitsa National Medical University named after M.I.Pirogov 1994
  • Full Name

  • Victoria Rusanov