Dr. Elisa Benaim
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