Dr. Makeyev completed his Internal Medicine residency at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, and fellowship in hematology oncology at New York University Medical Center. He later served as an attending physician in Bronx VA Hospital and an assistant professor of clinical medicine at Columbia University in New York. While there, he was involved in training of future hematologists/oncologists, clinical research, quality improvement in oncology, and medical informatics. Dr. Makeyev received awards and recognition in medical education, biomedical and clinical research. He is Immediate Past President of Clay County Medical Society and Board Director of the Florida Society of Clinical Oncology.