Meet the Doctor

Holistic, Evidence-Based,
Personalized Care. This is our commitment to you.

Holistic, Evidence-Based,
Personalized Care. This is our commitment to you.

Dr. Yelena Boumendjel

Dr. Yelena Boumendjel obtained her bachelor’s degree in Biology from Loyola University of Chicago. She entered William M. Scholl college of Podiatric Medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of medicine and Science as a scholarship recipient. While pursuing her Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree, Dr. Boumendjel was actively involved in anatomy tutoring as well as many other extracurricular activities with the main focus on foot and ankle surgery and sports medicine including Chicago Marathon medical volunteering events. She graduated second in her class and was a recipient of multiple honors and awards in recognition of outstanding performance in and mastery of the field of podiatric medicine as well as outstanding achievement throughout the entire podiatric medical curriculum.

 

Dr. Boumendjel completed her podiatric medicine and surgery residency training at the prestigious Jesse Brown VA Medical Center. Her training involved surgical and nonsurgical management of a wide array of foot and ankle conditions, diabetic infections and limb salvage with various

reconstructive procedures and amputation prevention, wound care of various causes, foot and ankle injuries as well as management of pediatric foot and ankle conditions. She also served as a chief resident during her senior year of the residency training. To further expand her skills, Dr. Boumendjel went on to perform foot and ankle surgery with leading foot and ankle experts of England and Germany.

Throughout her career, she continued to participate in scientific presentations and clinical research. Dr. Boumendjel is a contributing author of the text book “International Advances in Foot and Ankle Surgery”. She coauthored multiple scientific papers, prepared educational presentations and lectures for residents as well as her peers. Dr. Boumendjel has been actively involved in post graduate education of podiatric surgical residents and served as an academic chairman and assistant residency director as well as academic faculty at two Chicago residency programs.

Dr. Yelena Boumendjel is an experienced, board certified podiatric physician and surgeon who utilizes individualized, evidence based approach to treat broad spectrum of foot and ankle pathology including sports injuries, Achilles tendon pathology, flat feet, common podiatric deformity correction, arthritis, dermatologic conditions of the foot and leg, diabetic foot ulcers, diabetic foot infection management and amputation prevention.

Dr. Boumendjel lives in Northwest suburbs of Chicago and enjoys an active lifestyle with her family and friends.