Elena Volfson, M.D., M.P.H.

  1. Psychiatrist

Location

  1. Phoenix, Arizona

Languages

English
  • Impaired/addicted professionals
  • Substance use disorders and behavioral addictions
  • Gender differences in mental illness and substance use
  • Craving management
  • Obesity
  • Chronic pain
  • Integrated/collaborative care
  1. 2007
    Fellow - Addiction PsychiatryRobert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  2. 2006
    Resident - General PsychiatryRobert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  3. 2000
    MPH - EpidemiologySchool of Public Health, State University of New York at Albany
  4. 1998
    Resident - MedicineSt. Petersburg Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education
  5. 1996
    BS/MDSt. Petersburg Pavlov Medical University

Certifications

  1. 2010
    Addiction PsychiatryAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  2. 2008
    PsychiatryAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Awards and honors

  1. 2015
    Distinguished PhysicianExpert Network
  2. 2015
    Award for Significant ContributionPennsylvania Psychiatric Society
  3. 2014
    Regional Top DoctorCastle Connolly Medical, Ltd.
  4. 2013
    Regional Top DoctorCastle Connolly Medical, Ltd.
  5. 2013
    Top DoctorTop Doctors of Main Line
  6. 2013
    Jack Greenspan AwardPhiladelphia Psychiatric Society (Local Branch), American Psychiatric Association
  7. 2010
    Bronze Achievement Award given to the Behavioral Health Laboratory Primary Care/Behavioral Health Integrated System at the Philadelphia VAMCAmerican Psychiatric Association
  8. 1999
    Fogarty International Clinical Research ScholarshipNational Institutes of Health
  9. 1998
    US Congress ScholarshipEdmund S. Muskie Freedom Support Act

Professional memberships

  1. 2020 - present
    MemberAmerican Psychiatric Association
  2. 2015 - present
    MemberArizona Psychiatric Society
  3. 2013 - present
    MemberFather Martin's Ashley Rehabilitation Center; Board of Directors
  4. 2012 - 2015
    ChairWomen Interest Group, Philadelphia Psychiatric Society (Local Branch), American Psychiatric Association
  5. 2009 - 2015
    MemberPennsylvania Psychiatric Society
  6. 2009 - 2015
    MemberPhiladelphia Psychiatric Society (Local Branch), American Psychiatric Association
  7. 2009 - 2015
    MemberLibrary Committee, Philadelphia VA Medical Center