Andriy Batchinsky

Andriy Batchinsky, MD

Director of Translational Medicine Clinical and Applied Science Education

Dr. Batchinsky is a general surgeon by training and a translational scientist by passion. He received his M.D. degree from Uzhgorod State University and general surgery training at the State University in Lviv, Ukraine. After practicing as an emergency trauma surgeon in Ukraine, in 2001 Dr. Batchinsky joined the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research as a National Research Council Fellow and, subsequently in 2004, as a research scientist. At present he leads a multi-disciplinary research team engaged in translational research focusing on combat relevant trauma and novel critical care interventions for combat casualties during care at ground level and high altitude. Batchinsky has a special interest in minimally invasive extracorporeal life-support (ECLS) for treatment of lung and multiorgan failure, resuscitation of patients with massive severe combined injuries and exsanguination using modern ECLS, and developing biologically friendly heparin-free ECLS. Dr. Batchinsky is a reviewer for a number of medical journals, is a member of multiple societies, past President of the International Society for Complex Acute Illness, and founder and director of both the Autonomous Reanimation and Evacuation Program (AREVA), and the Department of Translational Medicine at the University of the Incarnate Word School of Osteopathic Medicine.

  • M.D., Uzhgorod State University
  • General surgery training, State University in Lviv, Ukraine