Elena Kolomietz MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Core Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Mount Sinai Hospital
Appointment Status Cross-Appointed
Cross-appointment: Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology
Clinical Interests
Reproductive genomics

Dr. Elena Kolomietz received her medical degree from the State Medical Academy, St. Petersburg, Russia and her PhD in Genetics from the University of Toronto in 2002. She did her Canadian College of Medical Geneticists fellowship training at the University of Toronto, joined Mount Sinai Hospital/Hospital for Sick Children program. Dr. Kolomietz is a Fellow of the Canadian College of Medical Geneticists and American College of Medical Geneticists. She joined the staff of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital in 2004 and is currently the Co-Head of the Division of Diagnostic Medical Genetics in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital. She is also an Assistant Professor in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology at the University of Toronto. Dr. Kolomietz received several awards, including Governor-General Fellowship Award, Leukemia Research Fund of Canada in 2001. 


Research Synopsis

The major focus of Dr. Kolomietz's research is the development and application of genomic technologies to the understanding of the causes of reproductive failure. Identification and characterization of copy number variation in infertile males, preimplantation embryos and perinatal samples provide insight into the mechanisms that cause infertility and abnormal embryonic development.