Yevgeniy Khavkin grew up in Moscow, Russia. He followed in the footsteps of his mother who was a pediatric surgeon. Yevgeniy started medical school at age 16.
When his family moved to the United States, he transferred to the University of Chicago School of medicine. Subsequently he graduated from the Neurosurgery Residency at the University of Chicago and completed complex spine fellowship at the Johns Hopkins University.
Dr. Khavkin then spent several years as the Director of Neurosurgery Spine Service at the Northwestern University in Chicago before moving to Las Vegas and starting Khavkin Clinic, a multidisciplinary practice which includes several surgical specialties.
Dr. Yevgeniy Khavkin has been actively involved in international humanitarian work for more than 15 years, contributing to improving medical care in several counties.
He has been a board member in Firefly and MiraMed doing humanitarian work in the orphanages in Russia, Jewish Healthcare International in Belarus as well as Eagle Condor International in Peru.
For over a decade Dr. Khavkin has contributed to the international charity work and more recently medical charity work in Las Vegas as a part of Helping Hands Surgical Care.
As a well known expert in the treatment of spine disorders nationally and internationally, Dr. Khavkin has been involved in educating spine surgeons in the US and abroad for over 15 years.
Dr. Khavkin is a Past President of Russian American Medical Association, an organization that focuses on education and promoting superb medical care in the US and Russian Speaking Countries.
Since moving to Las Vegas 5 years ago, he also has developed a busy international medical tourism practice, bringing patients to Las Vegas from different parts of the world.
Dr Yevgeniy Khavkin currently is Chairman, Department of Surgery at Southern Hills Hospital, Director, Spine and Neurosurgery Service at Spring Valley Hospital and also Director, Spine and Neurosurgery Service Centennial Hills Hospital.
Dr. Khavkin’s wife, Dr. Jeannie Khavkin, is an ENT/Facial Plastic surgeon who is a part of Khavkin Clinic. They enjoy spending time with their children and family as well as traveling.