Dr Katayev earned his medical degree at the Leningrad Institute of Medicine and Hygiene, Leningrad, Russia. He completed his residency in dermatology and sexually transmitted diseases at Svetogorsk Regional Hospital, Leningrad, Russia in 1983. He completed his residency in Dermatology and Sexually transmitted Diseases at Leningrad Regional Hospital. Dr Katayev joined LabCorp in 1994, moved to Science & Technology in 2007 and serves as LabCorp’s director of clinical science assessment in the Department of Science and Technology. He is a member of the American Society for Clinical Pathology.