Yuriy Moklyak, MD

Yuriy Moklyak

Contact Info

MD, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine Chicago, IL M.D.

BA, Northwestern University, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences Evanston, IL B.A. in Biology and Economics


Hometown: Palatine, Illinois
Undergrad: Northwestern University
Medical Interests: Colon and Rectal Surgery, General Surgery
Hobbies/Interests: Outdoor activities (biking, skiing, etc), juggling, reading, movies, cooking, Bears, Blackhawks
Why I chose Minnesota: I chose University of Minnesota because this program offers robust clinical training, strong research background and exceptional opportunities for professional advancement and growth. There is a fantastic and supportive culture within the DOS here at Minnesota, and Twin Cities is a fun place to live.


Research Summary/Interests

  • 2011-2014 Research Assistant Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Transplant Department
    Preceptor: Anton Skaro, MD
    Evaluated outcomes and complication rates between DCD, DBD, and split liver grafts.
  • 2009 Research Assistant
    Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Neuro-Oncology Department
    Preceptor: Jeffrey Raizer, MD
    Collected data for ongoing clinical trials.
  • 2008-2009 Research Assistant
    Northwestern University, Department of Chemistry
    Preceptor: Thomas O’Halloran, PhD
    Modified the structure of a transmembrane carrier protein to determine the properties of the zinc cofactor binding site.