Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics
University of Utah School of Medicine

Sugar House Health Center
1280 East Stringham Avenue
Salt Lake City, UT 84106


Dr. Ellzey received her medical degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine and completed residency training in general pediatrics at Children's Mercy Kansas City. She practiced general outpatient pediatrics for ten years in Kansas City prior to relocating to Salt Lake City and joining the faculty at the University of Utah School of Medicine in the Division of General Pediatrics as an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics.

Dr. Ellzey sees infants, children, and adolescents at the Sugar House Health Center and the University Pediatric Clinic. Her interests include mental health, immigrant and refugee health, body image in children and adolescents, and fostering weight-neutral health-promoting behaviors in the context of preventive health care. She also has an interest in resident education, having participated in the creation of a bilingual resident longitudinal outpatient experience in Kansas City that focuses on enhancing medical Spanish skills and cultural competence in providing pediatric primary care in Spanish. Dr. Ellzey speaks English and Spanish and has maintained a bilingual medical practice for over ten years.