Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics
University of Utah School of Medicine

University Developmental Assessment Clinic
81 North Mario Capecchi Drive
Eccles Primary Children's Outpatient Services Building
Salt Lake City, UT 84113
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Allison Ellzey, MD, MSEd, is a Developmental Behavioral Pediatrician and Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Utah. She sees patients at the University Developmental Assessment Clinics.

Dr. Ellzey sees children and adolescents with a variety of developmental and behavioral concerns. She has special interests in the early identification of autism spectrum disorders, issues related to girls and young women on the autism spectrum, diagnosis and treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and anxiety in children with developmental disabilities, and training of pediatrics residents and general pediatricians in developmental and behavioral pediatrics.

Dr. Ellzey completed her medical degree at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, followed by a residency in Pediatrics at the University of Utah School of Medicine and a fellowship in Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

No conflicts of interest (8/11/2021)

Selected Bibliography:

Ellzey A, Valentine KJ, Hagedorn C, Murphy NA.
Parent perceptions of quality of life and healthcare satisfaction for children with medical complexity.
J Pediatr Rehabil Med. 2015;8(2):97-104. PubMed abstract

Ahlers K, Gabrielsen TP, Ellzey A, Brady A, Litchford A, Fox J, Nguyen QT, Carbone PS.
A Pilot Project Using Pediatricians as Initial Diagnosticians in Multidisciplinary Autism Evaluations for Young Children.
J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2019;40(1):1-11. PubMed abstract

Dominguez AR, Balkrishnan R, Ellzey AR, Pandya AG.
Melasma in Latina patients: cross-cultural adaptation and validation of a quality-of-life questionnaire in Spanish language.
J Am Acad Dermatol. 2006;55(1):59-66. PubMed abstract