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Sveta Karelsky, M.D.

Otolaryngology, Surgery

Clinical Interests

General ENT, Otolaryngology Sleep Surgery

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 758-5700

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Biography

Professional Background

Dr. Karelsky is an assistant professor of Otolaryngology at the University of Rochester School of Medicine. Dr. Karelsky is a native of Russia who has lived in the United States since childhood. She was undergraduate at the University of California, Berkeley and graduated with a BA in molecular and cell biology. Her seminal undergraduate research work on short interfering RNA was published in the journal Nature. She subsequently completed medical school at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, and has recently graduated from the otolaryngology program at the University of Rochester. Dr. Karelsky practices primarily at Highland Hospital and provides a wide range of ear, nose and throat services to both children and adults. Her academic interests include improving patient care through improving hospital systems, education and communication.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Otolaryngology - American Board of Otolaryngology

Education

2001
BA | University of California -- Berkeley
Cell and Molecular Biology

2006
MD | Vanderbilt Univ Sch Medicine
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2006 - 06/24/2011
Residency in Otolaryngology at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/01/2006 - 07/01/2007
Internship in Surgery-General at University of Rochester Medical Center

Awards

2009
Annual Research Award
Sponsor: University of Rochester

Publications

Journal Articles

5/2003
Crotty S.; Gohara D.; Gilligan DK.; Karelsky S.; Cameron CE.; Andino R. "Manganese-dependent polioviruses caused by mutations within the viral polymerase". Journal of Virology. 2003; 77(9): 5378-5388.

2002
Gitlin L.; Karelsky S.; Andino R. "Short interfering RNA confers intracellular antiviral immunity in human cells". Nature. 2002; 418(6896): 430-434.

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