Tribeca Pediatrics Yelena Bataykin, MD

Yelena Bataykin, MD

-Medical School: University of Wisconsin-Madison, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
-Residency: Brooklyn Hospital Center, Brooklyn, NY
-Second Language: Russian

Q & A with Dr. Yelena Bataykin

How did you get into pediatrics?
I always enjoyed being a pediatrician. Pediatricians have the opportunity to keep the children strong and healthy. It’s amazing to make a difference for the future generation.

Where did you grow up?
In the former Soviet Union.

What do you enjoy most about working in your neighborhood office?
As a pediatrician, I enjoy observing how my patients go from little kids to goal-oriented teenagers and finally ambitious young adults.

What keeps you motivated?
I am motivated by my patients. I work endlessly to ensure the well-being of our children so that all their dreams, goals, and ambitions come true.

What do you do for fun?
Spend time with my family, friends, and discover new places.