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Pristyazhnyuk, Yelena, DO




English, Russian

Providing the best care to our patients and their companions requires communicating in a way everyone understands. Interpreter services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. All spoken languages are available, as well as American Sign Language (AS/L).

Accepting New Patients
  • Hematology / Oncology
Not Currently Accepting New Patients
  • Internal Medicine

Areas of Expertise
Cancer Clinical Trials, Hematologic Cancers, Hematologic Malignancy, Hematological Malignancies, Leukemia, Lymphomas, Multiple Myeloma, Solid Tumor


Stony Brook University Hospital

Stony Brook University Hospital

Medical School
New York Institute of Technology - College of Osteopathic Medicine

Stony Brook University Hospital

Professional Organizations

  • American Society of Clinical Oncoloy, Member
  • Phi Beta Kappa, Member
  • American Society of Hematology (ASH), Member


Verified Patient Reviews

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5 out of 5 stars

Very thorough and informative physician. Friendly and polite staff!

5 out of 5 stars

I have been Dr. Ps patient for approximately two years. She listens intently, draws out information she needs from you to provide the best care to meet your needs. above all, she has a great bedside manner and is truly interested in you as a patient.

5 out of 5 stars

Doctor P. explains things in plain English. I appreciate her style.


Yelena Pristyazhnyuk, DO, is a hematologist/oncologist with the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute.

She earned a medical degree at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed a residency in internal medicine and then a fellowship in hematology/oncology, both at Stony Brook University Hospital.

Fluent in Russian, she has also participated in research projects in specific hematologic malignancies, examining cardiotoxicity of leukemia treatments and identifying cancer biomarkers.

She is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, American College of Physicians and American Osteopathic Association.


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