Dr. Alexander A. Vitin, MD, Ph.D. was born on March 03, 1958, in Kharkov, Ukraine. He earned his MD degree from Kharkov High Medical School, University of Kharkov, Ukraine in 1981 and a Ph.D. Degree from the same University in 1985. He worked as a Senior Scientist – Physician at the Central Research Laboratories of the University of Kharkov only to become a Critical Care Fellow in 1986 and then the Attending Physician in the Critical Care Department, Kharkov University Hospital & Trauma Center. From 1990 to 2003 he was an anesthesia resident and the Attending Anesthesiologist and faculty at the Department of Anesthesiology, affiliated with Sackler High Medical School, University of Tel-Aviv, Israel. Since 2003 he holds a position of an Attending Anesthesiologist, Assistant Professor, Division of Transplant Anesthesia, Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA.