Portrait of Yelena Chorny.

Yelena Chorny, MD, MSc, CCFP(AM), DABAM

HRI Collaborating Clinician
Chief of Addiction and Trauma Services at Homewood Health Centre (HHC)

Dr. Yelena Chorny is committed to the advancement of compassionate, evidence-based care for people experiencing substance use and concurrent disorders. Currently, she is Chief of Addiction and Trauma Services at Homewood Health Centre (HHC), where she is recognized for her skills in strategic thinking, collaboration, and change management. Dr. Chorny’s leadership was instrumental in the development and implementation of HHC’s Traumatic Stress Injury and Concurrent Program, Guelph’s Rapid Access Addiction Medicine Clinic, and the Cat Lake First Nation Wellness Program.

Dr. Chorny’s research interests lie in the areas of measurement-based care, program evaluation, and the translation of research into practice. She certified in both Family Medicine and Addiction Medicine by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and received the organization’s Award of Excellence in 2018 for her role in expanding addiction treatment services in the Guelph-Wellington region.