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Alexandr Zouev, M. D.

Beaufort Mental Health Services
1308 Highland Drive
Washington, NC  27889
Phone: 252-946-8061
Fax:  252-974-5499


Administrative Role: Staff Psychiatrist; Medical Director-Structured Outpatient Programs-Chowan & Bertie Hospitals


7/01-7/05 East Carolina University Health System, Greenville, North Carolina, USA. PGY-I to PGY-IV psychiatry residency program.
7/00-4/01 University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA. PGY-I psychiatry residency program at the UVa Health system.
1/00-6/00 Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, Canada. Observership in Emergency Department with following up psychiatric patients.
11/98-3/99 Full-time studies for the Clinical Skills Assessment test (passed 03/1999)
6/97-10/98 Full-time study for the USMLE Step 1 (passed 10/1999), the USMLE Step 2 (passed 03/1998), the ECFMG English Test (passed 08/1998)
1/97-3/98 Full-time studies for the Medical Council of Canada Evaluation Examination (passed 03/1998)
11/94-12/96 Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC program) St. John’s, Newfoundland. TOEFL (score 590), TSE (score 45)
8/89-8/90 Kemerovo Regional Psychiatric Hospital, Kemerovo, Russia. Completed one-year internship training in psychiatry, rotated through various departments: child psychiatry, addiction psychiatry, day-treatment center etc. Received full license to practice General Psychiatry in 1990.
7/83-7/89 Kemerovo State Medical Institute, Kemerovo, Russia. Completed the full course of studies including one-year pre-internship training in the area of internal medicine. Rotated through various departments: internal medicine, surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, psychiatry, neurology etc. Received Physician Diploma and M.D. degree in 1989.


12/2004-present    Full unrestricted Medical License, North Carolina Medical Board.

8/2000-present     Member, American Psychiatric Association.

8/1990-present     Member, Russian Psychiatric Association.


9/1987-9/1988     Research Assistant. Department of Psychiatry. Treatment
                         and outcomes of prescription drug abuse.
9/1988-9/1989     Research Assistant. Department of Psychiatry. Psychotherapy 
                         and hypnosis in the treatment of 
alcohol abuse. 

Research Interests:

New biological approaches in treatment of mood disorders, new developments in rTMS (Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation), Deep brain stimulation, Vagus nerve stimulation for treatment of mood disorders.