Children's Hospital Colorado
Ellen Roy Elias, MD
Primary Care

Ellen Roy Elias, MD

Director, Special Care Clinic

Specialties:
Neurodevelopmental Disabilities, Pediatrics
specialties:

Neurodevelopmental Disabilities, Pediatrics

Meet Ellen Roy Elias, MD

I have been a pediatrician for over 35 years and have devoted my career to caring for children with developmental disabilities and medical complexity. I am proud to be the Medical Director of the Special Care Clinic at Children's Hospital Colorado, where we provide a medical home to children with complex medical issues and support their families in a number of ways.

Get to know her background

I am interested in treating children with underlying genetic problems, developmental delay, feeding issues and birth defects. I am particularly interested in caring for patients with Smith-Lemli-Opitz Syndrome, chromosome abnormalities such as Down syndrome, and Autism

Undergraduate 1976

Princeton University (NJ)

Medical School 1980

New York University School of Medicine

Internship 1981

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Program

Residency 1983

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Program, Pediatrics

Fellowship 1985

Children's Hospital (Boston) Program, Neurodevelopmental Disabilities

Citation 2011

in recognition of distinguished service rendered as a member of the Executive Committee of the Council on Children with Disabilities 2003-2010
AAP

Teaching Award for Favorite Clinical Correlate for Down Syndrome and Prader-Willi lectures 2011

CU School of Medicine Class of 2014

Nominated for Best Role Model, Golden Stethoscope Award 2011

CU School of Medicine, Foundations of Doctoring Curriculum

Nominated for Best Pediatric Preceptor at the Golden Stethoscope Award night, sponsored by 2012

CU School of Medicine, Foundations of Doctoring Curriculum

Best Specialty Preceptor, Golden Stethoscope Award 2013

Golden Stethoscope Award from CU School of Medicine, Foundations of Doctoring Program

America's Best Physicians 2018

Have received every year since 2016
America's Best physicians

TOP DOC 2018

Have received it every year since 2009
5280 magazine

For Patients:
My research involves clinical management of children with Smith-Lemli-Opitz Syndrome. I also have two current research projects involving patients with Down syndrome, one looking at underlying genetic mechanisms associated with Autism in patients with DS, and the other looking at genetic etiologies for autoimmune disorders.
For Referring Providers:
My research involves clinical management of children with Smith-Lemli-Opitz Syndrome. I also have two current research projects involving patients with Down syndrome, one looking at underlying genetic mechanisms associated with Autism in patients with DS, and the other looking at genetic etiologies for autoimmune disorders.

Director, Special Care Clinic


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