Our Founders


Dr. Flora Katsnelson

Dr. Flora Katsnelson is a co-founder of Fibroid Fighters and has long been a leader in improving access to quality healthcare. Together, the Katsnelsons opened their first vein clinic in Chicago in 2005 – inspired to make a difference in patients with severe venous insufficiency when a new non-invasive laser therapy became available. Their second clinic was opened in Brooklyn…

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Founder & CEO

Dr. Yan Katsnelson

Philanthropist, entrepreneur, highly skilled cardiac surgeon, and business owner, Yan Katsnelson, M.D. started the Fibroid Fighters Foundation to advance the safe and effective treatment of uterine fibroids. Its mission is to educate the American public about the health, social and economic damages caused by uterine fibroid disease. Deeply concerned with the fibroid epidemic that results in 500,000 unnecessary hysterectomies each…

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