From the E.R. to Hollywood: Former Surgeon Now Professional Actor Producer Photographer and Author
Now retired from medicine to pursue his passions of movie making, Mark Valinsky, a nationally and internationally-known surgeon has been reincarnated-- applying his exacting surgical skills, he has now unleashed his artistic creativity and passion into the world of professional acting, producing, photography and publishing.
Beneath that doctor's exterior beats the heart of an artist! Having honed his skills for 30 years with numerous forays into medical photography, Mark has followed his own passion in conveying the passions of some great entertainers.
Dr. Valinsky reminds the reader the meaning of Prestige and how its definition epitomizes his company: 1. The level of respect at which one is regarded by others; 2. The person's high standing among others; honor or esteem 3. Widely recognized prominence, distinction, or importance 4. having or showing success, rank, wealth, etc 5. reputation or influence arising from success, achievement, rank, or other favorable attributes.
In 2009, he became a major sponsor and a coordinator with Sudan Hope, a charitable organization, focusing on the plight of African’s Sudan region. The namesake movie premiered in Hollywood in November 2009 to raise funding for the African citizens. In his professional celebrity photography role, many of his images of Dr. Valinsky's rare, live concert, vintage photographs of Classic Rock and Roll bands, from the mid 1970's, continue to be displayed at various art galleries.
Mark’s acting and producing credits along with a biography and event photos can be seen on IMDB at
www.IMDB.com/name/nm1828054/ as well as another acting website www.MarkValinsky.com and his media production company website www.ValinskyMediaGroup.com
Additionally, Dr. Valinsky has vividly captured the life force exuded by these legendary performers, such as The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, The Eagles and more, and his skills indicate the photographer might well become a legend himself. Some examples of his fine art photography can be seen in the various galleries in his photography website www.MarkValinskyPhotography.com
"Valinsky's photography captures the raw emotion and zest for life and their art these iconic performers exuded while live on stage. He presents them both realistically and surrealistically by his discerning surgeon's eye,” states CC Perkinson of CCVariety. tv