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Yelena Nicholson, DO, Program Director

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expertise

pediatric diabetes (type I, II, mody), prediabetes, diabetes technologies, hyperinsulinism, pediatric obesity

bio

Dr. Nicholson is a pediatric endocrinologist at Dayton Children's. She attended Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine to receive her DO. She completed her residency at Good Samaritan/Winthrop Hospital in Long Island, NY, then her pediatric endocrinology fellowship at Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola, New York.

Dr. Nicholson is passionate about caring for children with diabetes, and helping kids achieve a healthy weight. She enjoys working at Dayton Children's because it is small enough that every child receives personalized care, but large enough to provide the best, modern treatments.

 

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Scheduling in-person appointments for new patients only. For follow-up, second opinion or video visit appointments, please call​ 937-641-4000.

education and training

  • medical school: Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kirksville, Missouri
  • residency: Good Samaritan/Winthrop Hospital, Long Island, NY
  • fellowship: Pediatric endocrinology, Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, New York
  • board certification: Pediatrics and pediatric endocrinology

get to know me

I chose my specialty because...

I feel very passionate about diabetes and children and want to make sure children learn to lead full, healthy lives with diabetes. I am also very passionate about healthy weight in children and weight loss strategies.


I chose to work at Dayton Children's because...

my husband grew up in Dayton and we love Dayton and its people.


Dayton Children's is special because...

it is a great place to work- big enough to have all best and modern treatments available and small enough that every child gets personal attention from doctors and nurses.


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Dr. Nicholson. I thank you for being so devoted and caring and interested in our daughter and her health. We both totally appreciate you.

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Always very good

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Overall satisfied, but it's pretty bad when you have a doctor's appointment that you missed and you can't get in for another 4 months, to see your diabetic doctor to get your insulin supplies back in order.

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Blood pressure taken at the beginning of the appointment was high but was never followed up on as promised. Anxiety was probably the cause but the follow up as promised would have been great!

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