Yelena Vanina, M.D.
Board certified adult psychiatrist, Yelena Vanina, MD, received her bachelor’s degree in medicine with honors from Kyrgyzstan State Medical Institute in 1986. She then went on to complete her doctorate degree in 2005 from the University of Louisville School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. Dr. Vanina spent four years working in the State Psychiatric and Neurological Hospital in Kyrgyzstan before becoming an interpreter for Clark Memorial Hospital and Jewish Hospital. Since her interpreter occupations, she continues to practice as an adult psychiatrist with special interests in mental illness and dual diagnosis. In addition, Dr. Vanina has considerable experience treating patients with psychotic disorders, chemical dependence and intellectual disabilities. She is also interested in Geriatric Psychiatry, Psychopharmacology and Addiction Psychiatry. Dr. Vanina has publications featured in Psychiatric Services and Kentucky Psychiatrist.