Dr. Jason T. Elliston, M.D.
Clinical Director for Department of Pediatrics
Since September 2006, Dr. Jason Elliston has provided care for the youngest patients of Metropolitan Family Health Network. “It is my privilege to serve the children of my community,” he states.
Dr. Elliston earned his Bachelor’s degree at The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore and his medical degree from University of Medicine and Dentistry New Jersey - New Jersey Medical School in Newark, where he served his residency in Pediatrics. Following his residency, Dr. Elliston also completed a fellowship in Allergy and Immunology at UMDNJ- New Jersey Medical School’s Division of Allergy, Asthma, Immunology and Rheumatology.
Dr. Elliston was Team Physician for the Jersey City Athletics and School Physician for the Jersey City Public Schools, Assistant Medical Director for Successful Encounters (Newark), and Pediatric House Physician at Holy Name Hospital (Teaneck). Prior to working here, he was Attending Physician/Director of Pediatric Grants (Reach Out & Read Program, Asthma Collaborative, CHEC Program) for the Jersey City Family Health Center.
A member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology and the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, Dr. Elliston’s 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 and enjoys spending time with his family.