Meet Your Provider

Elina Pfaffenbach, MD

Dr. Pfaffenbach enjoys all aspects of obstetrics and gynecology and has a special interest in minimally invasive surgery, pelvic organ prolapse and robotic surgery.

Dr. Pfaffenbach is the medical director for Family Fertility, a program of Women’s Health Specialists.

Dr. Pfaffenbach received her Doctor of Medicine degree from Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago, Illinois. She completed her Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics in Madison, Wisconsin. Dr. Pfaffenbach is Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a member of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, AAGL (American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists) and American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine. She previously practiced as an OB/GYN in the United States Army in both North Carolina and Tennessee.

Dr. Pfaffenbach and her husband have four children and a dog. In her free time she enjoys being with her family, running, kayaking and cooking.

“Compassion, trust, respect and honesty are the key values in my relationship with my patient. I believe that every birth is a miracle and I am honored to share this amazing experience!  I thoroughly enjoy practicing both obstetrics and gynecology.  I strive to be there for my patient on her journey through life and I am grateful for the privilege of being her doctor!”

“A friend of mine recommended Dr. Pfaffenbach and she really turned my world around. I have Crohn’s disease and other doctors had told me I wouldn’t be able to get pregnant. Dr. Pfaffenbach carefully monitored my Crohn’s disease, worked closely with my doctor in Milwaukee and personally called me numerous times throughout each of my four pregnancies. I always felt comfortable with her.”

—Joanne Bunnell

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3 Convenient Locations

Two locations in Appleton and one in Neenah. Several of our physicians see patients at multiple locations and partner with local hospitals.

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