Elena has been training along side, and is supervised under the delegation of, Dr. David Ellis, a Professor at the University of Toronto, Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Division of Facial Plastic Surgery. Dr. Ellis was Chairman of Continuing Medical Education for the Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery from 1984 to 1988. He is actively involved in practicing and teaching Facial Plastic Surgery at the University of Toronto and teaches core lectures on Facial Plastic Surgery to residents in the Otolaryngology program. Dr. Ellis has also lectured internationally on many Facial Plastic Surgery topics including Rhinoplasty, Fillers + Botox. In addition to his practice at the University of Toronto, he is also an active staff member at the Toronto General Hospital.