AN Independent pediatrics Practice

Meet our Provider

Dr. Balakirsky, M.D., FAAP


​Dr. Elena Balakirsky combines over 35 years of experience with a passion for excellence in medical care. Having received her medical degree in pediatric ophthalmology in Russia, she specialized in children's eye care. After moving to the United States, she completed a second residency in general pediatrics at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Dr. Balakirsky is licensed by the State of Maryland, certified by the American Board of Pediatrics, and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.


​Dr. Balakirsky treats patients from newborns up to young adults, 21 years of age. She incorporates holistic medicine into her practice and is certified in clinical homeopathy by the CEDH. Always ready to listen, she makes a habit of making both parent and child comfortable while providing thorough and individualized care. She looks forward to addressing your medical questions and concerns.