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Elena Poloukhine, MD, Joins Day Kimball Hospital OB/GYN Center

March 3, 2009

Dr. Elena Poloukhine, the OB/GYN Center.

–Elena Poloukhine, MD, recently joined Dr. Leonard Averill, Dr. Erica Kesselman and Dr. Marcia Waitzman at the Day Kimball Hospital OB/GYN Center.

As a new resident of Woodstock, Dr. Poloukhine said, "We were looking for a quieter pace for our family and found a lovely home here in Connecticut. Everyone has been very supportive and welcoming, which has made for a smooth transition. I look forward to the opportunities that lie ahead at Day Kimball Hospital."

Specializing in obstetrics and gynecology, Dr. Poloukhine also performs laparoscopic and hysteroscopic surgeries. With a special focus on adolescent care, Dr. Poloukhine emphasizes preventative care for her patients by trying to instill good habits early on. Dr. Poloukhine is accepting new patients at the OB/GYN Center’s Putnam and Dayville offices.

"Aside from her wonderful optimistic personality, Dr. Poloukhine brings a fresh new gynecologic perspective to our community," said Dr. Leonard Averill, Day Kimball’s OB/GYN Department Chairman. "She brings experience and a comfort level in using modern technology for treating women’s issues."

Once Chief Resident for the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Winthrop Hospital in Mineola, NY, Dr. Poloukhine most recently practiced at University OB/GYN in Garden City, NY and arrived at Day Kimball with a breadth of knowledge and expertise in all aspects of obstetrics and gynecology. She received her medical degree from Rush Medical College in Chicago and is Board Certified by the American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology. Dr. Poloukhine is also a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the Medical Society of the State of New York and the Nassau County Medical Society.

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