Dr Klimenko’s Credentials

Areas of Expertise / Training



Functional and Integrative Medicine, Medical Acupuncture, Clinical Homeopathy



1988 – 2003 —  conventional medical education, training, and license in Surgery (Moscow, Russia) and later in Internal Medicine (New York, USA), Board Certification in Internal Medicine



2003-2005  – Fellowship in Integrative medicine at Continuum Center for Health & Healing, Albert Einstein School of Medicine
2004 – 2005 – Helms Institute for Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine, USLA
2005 – 2006 – Center for Education and Development of Homeopathy
2007- 2014 – Institute for Functional Medicine, Certification in Functional Medicine 2014
September 2016 Certification in T3 Therapy. Optimizing Body Temperature and Thyroid Function with Hormones, Botanicals, and Nutrition – AARM
October 14th, 2017 Physiologic Bioidentical Hormone Balance by Jim Paoletti, PharmD
October 20-21st 2017, Functional and Integrative Fundamentals of Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (CIRS) by Andrew Heyman, MD, MHSA
November 4th, 2017 Walter Schmitt, DC – Integrative Nutritional Evaluation
November 9-12, 2017 – ILADS Fundamentals and Annual 2017 Conference
December 2017 – Training with Dale Bredesen, MD – Advanced Clinical Training: Reversing Cognitive Decline
February 2017 Annual Integrative Healthcare Symposium, NYC, NY
January 2018 Ondamed training
February 2018 Annual Integrative Healthcare Symposium, NYC, NY
February 2018 Bio-Electro-Magnetic-Energy-Redistribution (BEMER) training — pulse electro-magnetic frequency device improving microcirculation in the body.
November 1-4, 2018 – 2018 ILADS Annual Conference



2003-2005 — Medical investigator, research in the area of integrative medicine – list publication (click on the link and bring the list of publications with full text)*
2005- present – Physician in community setting clinic serving Medicaid and Medicare population – Institute for Family Health
2007 – present – Medical Director, Healthy Wealthy & Wise Medical  – private practice with focus on individual care for complex chronic illnesses implementing a variety of integrative medicine modalities.



MASTerMind — Mast Cell Activation Syndrome (MACS) training under Laurence Afrin, MD
Chelation and IV therapy certification (ACAM, USA)
Low body temperature syndrome (AARM, USA)
Medical Cosmetic Non-invasive procedure (Empire Medical and Advances in Cosmetic Medicine, USA)
Medical Laser operation (Empire Medical, USA)
Neuro- Acupuncture of upper and lower extremities (Dan Wunderlich, L.Ac USA)
Battlefield Acupuncture (Nemtzov, USA)
Integrative Assessment technique (Loren Marcs, DC USA)
Predictive Homeopathy (Dr.Vijairkar India)
Metabolic Typing (Curtis Kuhn, PhD. USA)
Reversing Cognitive Decline Advanced Clinical Training (Dale Bredesen, MD)



The Institute for Functional Medicine

International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (ILADS)

The Homeopathic Medical Society Of The State Of New York



Effects of acupuncture during labor and delivery in a U.S. hospital setting: a case-control pilot study.
Claudia Citkovitz, Elena Klimenko, Melani Bolyai, Liat Applewhite, Kell Julliard, and Zeev Weiner. The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. May 2009, 15(5): 501-505. doi:10.1089/acm.2008.0422.

Communication between CAM and mainstream medicine: Delphi panel perspectives.
Klimenko, E, MD: Juliard, K: “Communications Between Complementary and Alternative Medicine and Mainstream Medicine: Delphi Panel Perspectives”; Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice (2007), 13, p.46-52

Models of health: a survey of practitioners
Klimenko, E., MD: Julliard, K.; Shu-Hua Lu, MD; Hongya Song, MD: “Models of Health: A survey of the practitioners”; Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice (2006), 12, p.258-267

Definitions of health among healthcare providers.
Julliard, K.; Klimenko, E, MD: Mary S. Jacobs: “Definitions of Health Among Healthcare Providers”, Nursing Science Quarterly (2006)