Dr Sergei Kuznetsov is an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. Sergei went to high school in East Texas and then attended Monroe Community College in Upstate New York, finishing associates degree with honors. He then continued his undergraduate studies in US History and Pre-medical sciences at Columbia University. At the same time, Sergei was volunteering as a Russian language interpreter at St Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital. There he shadowed doctors at the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department, whose work fascinated and encouraged him to apply to dental school. Dr Kuznetsov completed four-year coursework at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine with honors and matched into residency at the LSU Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in New Orleans. There Dr Kuznetsov gained experience in all aspects of oral and maxillofacial surgery, taking care of patients with trauma, infections, tumors, and congenital defects of head and neck region. While in residency, Dr Kuznetsov completed two research projects studying oral carcinoma and volunteered his time in the annual Mission of Mercy program. After completing the residency and the medical school at LSU, Dr Kuznetsov moved with his family to Brooklyn. He joined Dr Ruvinsky’s team and is proud to serve the Sheepshead Bay community, offering the full scope of the specialty. Dr Kuznetsov makes his priority to improve patient safety, comfort, and satisfaction with treatment outcomes. Dr Kuznetsov is affiliated with LIJ Medical Center in Long Island.