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Yelena Nicholson, DO, Program Director

expertise

pediatric diabetes (type 1, type 2, 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.

 

schedule an appointment

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 is a fabulous doctor. My son is a very young type 1 juvenile diabetic and I don't know what we would do without her walking us through this whole process. I would be lost without her office and the nurses and her and her entire team. Thank you.

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Dr. Nicholson was excellent. She made our daughter feel at ease. She explained things well to us as parents. I feel confident in her treatment plan. Thanks.

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Each person that talked with us was very friendly and professional.

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We love Dr. Nicholson. She is the best!

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