BelopolskyFacultyPhotoAssistant Professor of Medicine

Division of Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care Medicine
1720 2nd Avenue So, THT-422
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL 35294

Physician Provider Profile

Board Certifications

2001, 2011, American Board of Internal Medicine
2003, 2013, American Board of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases
2004, 2014, American Board of Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine

Medical School:  Ukraine National Medical University, Kiev, Ukraine

Internship: 
University Hospital. Kiev, Ukraine

Externship:  Sinai Hospital, Detroit, Michigan

General Surgery Internship: New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY

Residency:
  State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

Fellowship:  Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Bronx, NY

Chief Fellow, Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship at Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Bronx, NY

Contact Information

Campus Address:

 THT 422

Academic Office location:

 LHRB 409

Office Phone:

 (205) 934-7556

Office Fax (Academic):

 (205) 975-6969

TKC Clinic Phone:

 (205) 801-7545

TKC Clinic Fax:

 (205) 802-8231

Email Address:

 geraldb9@uab.edu

Beeper #:

 5682

Office Assistant:   
Kimberly Moore                              
kkmoore@uabmc.edu                               
Ph: (205) 996-1685
Fax: (205) 975-0671

Brief Bio

Dr. Belopolsky is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). Following his medical school  training at Ukraine National Medical University and internship at University Hospital in the Ukraine, Dr. Belopolsky completed his externship at Sinai Hospital and a Surgical Internship at New York Medical College. He then moved on to a Residency at State University of New York at Buffalo and a fellowship at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. After holding positions at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and the University of Illinois College of Medicine, Dr. Belopolsky joined the UAB Faculty in 2009. Dr. Belopolsky’s clinical work and research are focused on lung cancer and interventional brochoscopy.

Clinical and Research Interests
Lung Cancer, Interventional Bronchoscopy

Key Publications
Cerfolio RJ, Steenwyk BL, Watson C, Sparrow J, Belopolsky V, Townsley M, Lyerly R, Downing M, Bryant A, Gurley WQ, Henling C, Crawford J, Gayeski TE. Decreasing the Preincision Time for Pulmonary Lobectomy: The Process of Lean and Value Stream Mapping.Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Nov 19. pii: S0003-4975(15)01499-X. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.09.004.


Wade NJ, Rozhkova GI, Belopolsky V, Paramei GV.The Vision of Alfred Yarbus. Perception. 2015;44(8-9):831-2. doi: 10.1177/0301006615595769. Epub 2015 Aug 14.

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