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Meet Dr. Elena Stavisky

Elena Stavisky

Dr. Stavisky was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania and raised in Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania. She attended Abington Heights High School where she graduated with honors and then majored in Russian Civilization at the University of Pennsylvania. While at PENN, Dr. Stavisky served on several committees and was a tutor with the science mentoring program for 2nd grade children in West Philadelphia.

After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Stavisky moved to Seattle, Washington to teach underprivileged middle school children with Americorps' Teach For America program. While in Seattle, she taught science to 6th, 7th, and 8th grade children, served on the parent-teacher association committee, and ran the after school sports activities.

In 1997, Dr. Stavisky enrolled in the Kornberg Temple University School of Dentistry following in the footsteps of her father and two sisters. While at Temple, she served as the vice-president of the Pediatric Study Club, was the treasurer of the Oral Surgery Honor Society, was a member of the Endodontic Study Club, a member of the Stomatognathic Honor Society, and a member of the America Student Dental Association.

Career

Following completion of dental school, Dr. Stavisky stayed on at Temple University to train in the field of pediatric dentistry. She served as the chief resident of her peers and received her specialty training certificate in 2003 with clinical honors.

Dr. Stavisky is a member of the American Dental Association, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the New Jersey Dental Association, the Philadelphia County Dental Association, the Pierre Fauchard International Dental Honor Society, the American College of Dentists, Rotary International, and is an alumni advisor for the Teach For America program in Philadelphia.

She is also a Diplomate with the American Academy of Pediatric Dentists and Board Certified in Pediatric Dentistry.

Dr. Stavisky has two daughters and loves spending family time with them.

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