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Kristeva, Mariya

Mariya Kristeva, MD

Where I grew up (hometown)… Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Undergraduate… State University of New York, Empire State College

Medical School… University of Central Florida, College of Medicine

Internship… UCF/HCA consortium, transitional year residency

Professional Interests… CLOVES syndrome, vascular malformations, venous anomalies

Current Research…

Personal Interest/Hobbies… running, calisthenics, yoga

Favorite thing about St. Louis… The way locals refer to the hospital as “Big Barnes” with a reverent attitude that tells me it is the place to be!

Favorite Website… http://headneckbrainspine.com at this moment

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Jobs I’ve held outside of medicine... US Army combat medic

Married? Kids? Pets? Married, with 2 kids and a cat.

Favorite Radiology Sign…

What attracted you to radiology… Mentors with great personalities and all the fancy equipment. 

Why I chose MIR for my training…

Favorite Quote… “somehow I manage”