Dr. Jason T. Elliston, M.D.

Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Elliston has provided care for MFHN’s youngest patients since September 2006. In 2019 he was named Clinical Chief of MFHN’s Department of Pediatrics. “It is my privilege to serve the children of my community,” he stated. He brought that same regard for patients of all ages when he became MFHN’s Deputy Chief Medical Officer on July 1, 2022. 

Dr. Elliston earned a Bachelor’s degree at Johns Hopkins University, and medical degree from University of Medicine and Dentistry New Jersey-New Jersey Medical School, where he served his residency. He also completed a fellowship in Allergy and Immunology at UMD-NJ-New Jersey Medical School’s Division of Allergy, Asthma, Immunology and Rheumatology. 

He was Team Physician for Jersey City Athletics, School Physician for Jersey City Public Schools, Assistant Medical Director for Successful Encounters, Pediatric House Physician at Holy Name Hospital, and Attending Physician/Director of Pediatric Grants at Jersey City Family Health Center. 

Dr. Elliston is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, and American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology. His community work includes the Maintenance Asthma Therapy for Urban Pediatric Asthma Population outreach project. Fluent in English and Spanish, he also serves as a mentor and motivational speaker. He was awarded the Health Care Hero Award in 2015 by New Jersey Primary Care Association, and received a certificate for Special Congressional Recognition in 2008.