Dr. Zhivotenko is Board-Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and specializes in non-surgical management of spine and musculoskeletal disorders. Her treatment options include fluoroscopic and/or ultrasound guided injections, including epidural injections, selective nerve root blocks, sacroiliac joint injections, facet injections, medial branch blocks, as well as radiofrequency ablations.
She completed her Bachelor’s degree at Stony Brook University and completed her residency training at Mercy Hospital/Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center where she served as Chief Academic Resident. She went on to complete an Interventional Spine and Musculoskeletal Medicine fellowship at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee.
Dr. Zhivotenko is involved with ongoing spine research and continues to maintain memberships in the American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Spine Intervention Society, and the North American Spine Society.