Ivan V Maksimovich, MD, PhD is a member of ISTAART, ESC, EAPCI, WSO, ESO, and EPA. He is a Head Physician of Clinic of Cardiovascular Diseases named after Most Holy John Tobolsky (Moscow, Russia) since 1993. One of the major problems the clinic deals with is the diagnosis and treatment of various brain lesions including Alzheimer's disease. Over the past 20 years, he has published over 200 scientific works on this subject.His thesis was entitled "Transluminal Laser Angioplasty in the Treatment of Ischemic Brain Lesions". He is the author of more than 300 scientific papers on transcatheter treatment of vascular diseases.