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.