Pediatrics East has been treating families in the Greater Memphis Area for many years.  Your children’s health, safety, and comfort are our top priorities.  Our goal is always to give the highest level of care possible while guiding parents to do the same.  Pediatric East staffs some of the most adept pediatricians and nurses in the mid-south, ensuring that your care is based on current, relevant medical knowledge.

For your convenience, we have several locations surrounding Memphis, including Arlington, Bartlett, Germantown, and Collierville.  We understand that parents have busy schedules, which is why we offer flexible hours at all of our locations, as well as telemedicine visits.  There is always a pediatrician available, day or night, to help you discuss your options and give advice.

Dr. Elisa Benaim

Bartlett Office

Dr. Elisa Benaim joined Pediatrics East in 1999 after working in a clinic in Senatobia, MS for 3 years. She has been board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics since 1992. She completed medical school at the Central University of Venezuela with residencies at USF in Tampa General Hospital and the University of Tennessee, LeBonheur Children's Medical Center.

Dr. Benaim speaks French, her native language, and Spanish in addition to English. She also retains dual citizenship with Spain and the United States of America.

Dr. Benaim lives in East Memphis and has two children, Camila, who works in the computer field in Chicago, and Ezer, who studies pre-med at Vanderbilt University in Nashville. She enjoys spending her free time with family and friends, especially when her 4 generations of extended family go on cruises together for vacation.

A few of Dr. Benaim’s favorites:
Book: Little Women
Movie: Parent Trap
Restaurant: River Oaks in Memphis
Ice cream flavor: Strawberry Ice Cream
Cartoon: For Better or For Worse


You and your children are the most important part of our practice, making us stand out amongst other Memphis pediatric clinics.  With a wide variety of services to offer, ranging from routine wellness check-ups to long-term chronic illness care, we’re here to answer any parents’ questions with confidence.  Pediatrics East knows that you have a choice when it comes to providers in your area, and are dedicated to being your long-term care provider from birth through young adulthood.