Elaine Ellis, MD


Credentials: Developmental Pediatrician, Phoenix Perinatal Associates/Pediatrix Medical Group

Dr. Ellis graduated from Tulane University Medical School in New Orleans, Louisiana, and completed her pediatric residency in nearby Mississippi at Keesler Air Force Base Medical Center. She received fellowship training at Children's Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and the University of South Florida's Section for Child Development in Tampa. Among a career highlighted by various honors and recognition, she received the T. Berry Brazelton Infant Advocacy Award for early childhood intervention.

Board certified in both pediatrics and neurodevelopmental disabilities, Dr. Ellis boasts nearly two decades of experience in NICU follow-up and developmental pediatrics. In her work, Dr. Ellis' has seen patients with conditions such as cerebral palsy, autism, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and mental retardation. In June of 1988 she started a follow up program for a thriving neonatal practice in Dallas, Texas. She has been in Phoenix since September 2005, working for Phoenix Perinatal Associates and contracted with Phoenix Children's Hospital. She was on the Arizona Infant Mental Health Coalition Board for a year. She is on the North Phoenix regional council for First Things First. She is a member of the Arizona Autism Coalition.

Dr. Ellis is married with two children. Her husband is a psychologist who teaches behavioral medicine as part of the family practice residency at Phoenix Baptist Hospital.