An international member of the American Academy of Orthopaedics – AAOS (American LLRS, EPOS, SIOT (Italian Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology) and ASAMI International), Dr. Kirienko developed professionally working in close contact with renowned Russian doctor, Prof. G.A. Ilizarov. He is considered one of the leading experts in the use of the Ilizarov method on patients with severe birth defects and limb disorders, be they congenital or caused by trauma.
In 1994 he published the book: “Advances in Ilizarov Apparatus Assembly” – Catagni MA, Malzev V., A. Kirienko. Medicalplastic srl, Milan, Italy. 155 pages. Latest, 5th edition published in 2004.
In 2004 he published the book: “Ilizarov Technique for Complex Foot and Ankle Deformities” – A.Kirienko, A. Villa, J Calhoun – Marcel Deccer, Inc., New York, 459 pages.
Chapter 22. Foot and hand, pages 969-1046 in the book entitled “The Basic Principles of external Skeletal Fixation Using The Ilizarov and Other Devices”. Solomin LN. Springer 2012.