Dr. Anthony (Tony) Elias is originally from Monroe, LA where he grew up until he moved to Baton Rouge, LA for high school and college where he graduated from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor’s in Biologicial Sciences. He then moved to Shreveport, LA to go to medical school at LSU Health Science Center where he developed his passion for pediatric medicine. From Shreveport, Dr. Elias moved to the Little Rock area for his 3 year residency at UAMS/Arkansas Children’s Hospital. Dr. Elias has been in practice for 5 years in the North Little Rock and Cabot areas prior to joining All For Kids.
Dr. Elias is a board certified pediatrician and was Chief of Pediatrics at Baptist Springhill / North Little Rock.
He is married to his college sweetheart, Jaclynn, who is also a physician at Baptist Little Rock in the field of palliative medicine. They have a beautiful 11 month old son, Nathaniel, as well as 3 adorable Shih-tzu puppies, Molly, Spice and Oreo.
Dr. Elias enjoys traveling, spending time with family and friends, playing with the dogs, and now most importantly, being a father to his new son. He is active in his church community and in his discipleship group as well.
Dr. Elias’ Philosophy
The practice of pediatrics is multifaceted. There has to be a good relationship with the child and the family. “It takes a village to raise a child” is a true statement and we hope to be there for the family in all aspects of their lives. Children are a blessing from God and its our honor and calling to do our very best to provide the best care that we can.