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Faculty

Joseph M. Elser, M.D.

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  • Professor, College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics
  • Section Chief, General Pediatrics

Sections

  • General Pediatrics

Specialties

  • General Pediatrics

Contact Information

  • Email: ElserJoeM@uams.edu
    Phone: 501-364-4361
    Fax: 501-364-3404
    Address: Arkansas Children's Hospital
    1 Children's Way
    Little Rock, AR 72202

Education

  • B.A., Westminster College, 1979
  • M.D., University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 1983

Training

  • Intern, Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 1983-1984
  • Chief Resident, Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 1985-1986
  • Resident, Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 1984-1986

Licensure and Board Certification

  • American Board of Medical Specialties, Pediatrics, Pediatrics

Clinical & Research Interests

  • Clinical Research, Headache, cost effective healthcare

Recent Honors

  • 2009 Best Doctors in America, Best Doctors, Inc., 2009
  • Drs. Joanna J. & Robert W. Seibert Award, Arkansas Children's Hospital, 2010
  • ACH Patient Satisfaction Dean's List (January - March) , College of Medicine University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2010
  • Top Physicians for 2010, Arkansas Life, February, 2010, 2010
  • Arkansas's Best Doctors, AY Magazine, 2010
  • Best Doctors in America, Best Doctors, Inc., 2011
  • Red Sash Award, College of Medicine Honors Convocation University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2012
  • Red Sash Award, College of Medicine Honors Convocation University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2013
  • Best Doctors in America, Best Doctors, Inc., 2013
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, 2013

Recent Publications

  • Journal Article, Elser JM. Treating Headache in Children. Arkansas Times 2009 October;
  • Journal Article, Divalproex extended-release in adolescent migraine prophylaxis: results of a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study. Headache, The Journal of Head and Face Pain (participant in a clinical study for publication). 2008 48(7):1012-1025.
  • Journal Article, Coffin SE, Elser JM, Marchant C, Sawyer M, Pollara B, et al. Impact of acute rotovirus gastroenteritis on pediatric practices in the United States. Pediatr Infect Dis J 2006 July; 25(7):584-89.

Recent Grant Awards

  • A Multicentre, Long-term Safety, Efficacy, and Pharmacokinetics Study of Lubiprostone in Paediatric Subjects Aged >6 Years to < 18 Years with Functional Constipation, Sucampo, SUC11S1, 2015-01-01 00:00:00-2017-10-31 00:00:00

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