As one of the field’s devoted female reproductive endocrinologists, Elena Trukhacheva, MD, MSCI, demonstrates a unique rapport and understanding of her patients. As a woman and a mother, she takes pride in providing comprehensive care and strives to bring hope and support to her patients.
Dr. Elena Trukhacheva has devoted her professional life to academic medicine, research, and clinical practice in the field of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. She received her medical degree from the Russian State Medical University in Moscow, Russia. She graduated magna cum laude in 2000 and received multiple awards for research and academic excellence during her studies. Dr. Trukhacheva completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Baylor College of Medicine, consistently rated among the top medical schools in the country.
Following residency, Dr. Trukhacheva entered a three-year fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Northwestern University in Chicago. During fellowship she also received a Master of Science degree in Clinical Investigation. She has formal training in biostatistics, epidemiology, and the design of clinical research studies.
Dr. Trukhacheva is a speaker for the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She also serves as a reviewer for the Fertility and Sterility journal and leads the Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis International Society (PGDIS) committee for Clinical Applications. She is a clinical assistant professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Midwestern University, and is actively involved in teaching medical students and OBGYN residents at the Midwestern University and at the Illinois Masonic Medical Center.
Her clinical interests include In Vitro fertilization, previous IVF failures, special approaches for poor responders, preimpantation genetic screening and diagnosis, as well as advanced laparoscopic and hysteroscopic gynecologic surgery.
Dr. Trukhacheva is fluent in English, Russian, and Ukrainian. A native of Russia, she now calls Chicago home.