Yelena Globina

Yelena Globina, MD

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Environmental Medicine & Public Health


Public Health and General Preventive Medicine, Occupational Medicine

Yelena Globina, MD, MPH, is Medical Director of the Staten Island clinical center for the Selikoff Centers for Occupational Health, the clinical core of the Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.  She also serves as Assistant Clinical Professor within the department.

Dr. Globina is an expert in the diagnosis and treatment of work-related injuries and illnesses. She has significant experience in the treatment and care coordination of World Trade Center Health Program patients with conditions related to exposures from working at Ground Zero, including upper and lower respiratory tract conditions, gastrointestinal disorders, obstructive sleep apnea, mental health conditions, and cancers. Dr. Globina has experience managing medical surveillance programs for diverse worker populations across industries, and has expertise in the evaluation of occupational and environmental exposures, such as heavy metal exposure. 

She is member of the New York Occupational and Environmental Medical Association, the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine and the Medical Society of New York.


Occupational Medicine

Public Health & General Preventive Medicine

Clinical Focus

  • Arsenic Toxicity
  • Asbestosis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clinical Preventive Medicine
  • De Quervain's Tenosynovitis
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Epicondylitis-Lateral
  • Finger Extensor Tendon Injury
  • Finger Flexor Tendon Injury
  • Finger Sprain
  • Forearm Muscle Strain
  • GERD
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Epicondylitis
  • Lead Poisoning
  • Lead Toxicity
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Epicondylitis
  • Mercury Toxicity
  • Muscle Strain
  • Neck Sprain
  • Obesity
  • Occupational Pulmonary Diseases
  • Occupational Respiratory Medicine
  • Occupational Toxicology
  • Overweight/Obesity
  • Patellar Tendinopathy
  • Pleural Mesothelioma
  • Quadriceps Strain
  • Rotator Cuff Injury
  • Sciatica
  • Shoulder Sprain
  • Shoulder Tendinopathy
  • Tendinopathy
  • Tenosynovitis
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vaccinations
  • Wrist Sprain


BA, Barnard College

MD, S.U.N.Y., Stony Brook Sch. of Med

MPH, Columbia University Mailman School of Publica Health

Internship, Internal Medicine, Staten Island University Hospital

Residency, Neurology, North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset

Residency, Preventive Medicine, SUNY StonyBrook Medical Center

Fellowship, Occupational Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital

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