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Dr. Elena Zinkov

Dr. Elena Zinkov is passionate about helping people live an active, vibrant, and healthy life.  Her background as a competitive athlete has led her into the world of sports medicine with emphasis on using nutrition for performance, and the most innovative and evidence based techniques for pain management.  Dr. Elena practices functional medicine and provides treatments at Summit Sports and Spine that aim to restore all aspects of health.

Dr. Elena enjoys working with athletes of all caliber in helping them reach their potential and goals.  Her work has been featured in the Climbing Magazine, and she continues to be a leading expert in the field of performance medicine.  She offers an individualized approach, focuses on patient education, and provides high quality service and experience.

When she is not practicing medicine, Dr. Elena can be found backcountry skiing, climbing, cycling, running, hiking, and spending time with her family.  She is currently working on multiple publications to improve general understanding of health and help people make the best decisions when it comes to wellness.

Education:

Bastyr University, Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine

University of Washington, Seattle, Foster School of Business

Post Graduate Training:

Level 1 & 2 Kinesio Tape certified

Advanced IV Therapy certified

Perineuaral Injection Therapy (Neural Prolotherapy) certified

Neural Therapy certified

RYT 200 Yoga Instructor

Professional Affiliations:

Washington State of Naturopathic Physicians

American Association of Naturopathic Physicians