Dr. Melissa E Elder MD Pediatric Rheumatologist
Dr. Melissa Elder is a pediatric rheumatologist in Gainesville, Florida. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Shands at the University of Florida and UCSF Medical Center. She received her medical degree from University of Florida College of Medicine and has been in practice for 25 years. Dr. Elder accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 2 doctors at Shands at the University of Florida and one of 6 at UCSF Medical Center who specialize in Pediatric Rheumatology.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Pediatric Rheumatologist: General Pediatric Rheumatology
Education & Medical Training
Johns Hopkins University
Residency, Pediatrics, 1986 - 1988
University of Florida College of Medicine
Class of 1986
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 24 years in Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 22 years in Pediatric Rheumatology
FL State Medical License
Active through 2013
Publications & Presentations
B-Cell Depletion and Immunomodulation before Initiation of Enzyme Replacement Therapy Blocks the Immune Response to Acid Alpha-Glucosidase in Infantile-Onset Pompe Disease.
Elder, M. E.,Nayak, S.,Collins, S. W.,Lawson, L. A.,Kelley, J. S.,Herzog, R. W.,Modica, R. F.,Lew, J.,Lawrence, R. M.,Byrne, B. J.
Takayasu's arteritis: Is it a reversible disease? Case Report and Literature Review.
Hedna, V. S., Patel, A., Bidari, S., Elder, M., Hoh, B. L., Yachnis, A., Waters, M. F.
Detection of single clone deletions using array CGH: identification of submicroscopic deletions in the 22q11.2 deletion syndrome as a model system.
Tokuyasu, T.A., Cotter, P.D., Segraves, R., Harris, J., Elder, M.E., Gonzales, M., Pinkel, D., Albertson, D.G., Rauen, K.A.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- AvMed Health Open Access
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
- BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
- BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access
- CIGNA PPO
- Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
- Empire BCBS HMO
- Empire BCBS PPO
- Great West PPO
- Healthfirst New York
- HIP of New York - Select PPO
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Multiplan PHCS PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- MVP Healthcare PPO
- Oxford Health Freedom
- Oxford Health Liberty
- United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
- United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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1600 Sw Archer Rd
Gainesville, FL 32610
Phone: (352) 392-2961
Fax: (352) 392-0481