Family Nurse Practitioner, Elena Mendez is devoted to the health and the wellbeing of her patients. Elena started practicing as a provider in 2020 with a clinical interest in chronic conditions, weight management, psychology, and adult health. Her background in mental health practice began prior to her nursing degree, over 10 years ago, and progressed into a real passion while she was working as a nurse. These days, as a provider, she is committed to the clinical treatment of patients suffering from drug and alcohol addiction, a vulnerable population. Elena’s goal is to earn a psychiatric nurse practitioner license to enhance to quality of care she can provide to her patients.
Elena earned her master’s degree in nursing from the University of Phoenix in Tempe, Arizona. She is part of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) board-certified and fluent in Russian.
When she is not helping her patients, Elena enjoys traveling, baking, watching movies, going out with friends and family, hiking, and working out.