Elaine Pelley, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Professor (CHS)
UW Health West Clinic
451 Junction Rd 2225
Madison WI 53717-2656
(608) 263-9983


  • Loma Linda University, School of Medicine, Loma Linda, California – MD
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts – Residency in Internal Medicine
  • Rhode Island Hospital/Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island – Fellowship in Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism

Professional Activities

Dr. Elaine Pelley is a faculty member in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism within the Department of Medicine. She is the director of preclinical medical education for the UW School of Medicine and Public Health ForWard Curriculum, as well as a member of several MD curriculum development and policy committees. Dr. Pelley serves as an advisory council member for the Master of Genetic Counselor Studies Program. As chair of the Clinical Endocrine Education Committee at the Endocrine Society, she leads the work of the society in advancing clinical endocrine education nationally and internationally. She also does scholarship in the area of gender equity in medicine.

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Pelley is an endocrinologist with clinical interests in osteoporosis, calcium/parathyroid disorders and hypophosphatemic disorders.