Elena is an ABC-certified prosthetist/orthotist for Hanger Clinic in Frankfort, Illinois and Hammond, Indiana.
With 16 years of experience in the field, Elena works with patients of all ages and is especially passionate about caring for children. Elena enjoys building relationships with patients and using creativity and skills to modify each device to fit and improve their mobility. She completed her orthotic residency at the Cleveland Clinic, prosthetic residency with Hanger Clinic in Western New York, and practiced in Albany, New York for 12 years before returning to her home town of Frankfort, Illinois.
Outside of work, Elena enjoys live music, cooking, and spending time with her husband and two girls.
- Bachelor in Kinesiology, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2005
- Certification in Orthotics, Northwestern University Medical School, 2005
- Certification in Prosthetics, Northwestern University Medical School, 2006
- Effects of clinically prescribed ankle foot orthoses on ankle-foot roll-over shapes: A case series, 2009