“My purpose is to help people live a better, healthier, and more fulfilling life."
-Dr. Elena Zinkov
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.
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
Washington State of Naturopathic Physicians
American Association of Naturopathic Physicians