Elaine G. Cox

Elaine G. Cox, MD

Professor of Clinical Pediatrics


Elaine Cox, Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, trained at Indiana University School of Medicine and has been faculty in the section of pediatric infectious disease since 1995. Dr. Cox currently serves as the Chief Medical Officer for Riley Children’s Health. Her areas of clinical interest have included HIV, cardiovascular surgery and related infections, infection prevention, and antimicrobial stewardship. Dr. Cox has served as medical director for the outpatient ID clinic at Riley, antimicrobial stewardship for pediatrics as well as the medical director of infection prevention and the clinical safety officer for Riley. . Dr. Cox is regular blog contributor for US News. Dr. Cox has found legislative work to also be a passion working on HIV legislation at the state level and testifying before Congress regarding hospital acquired infections. She resides in Indianapolis with her husband, also a physician, and is mother to 3 children.


(317) 944-7260 

Ped-Infectious Diseases
705 Riley Hospital Drive RI 3032
Indianapolis, IN 46202


Titles & Appointments

  • Chief Medical Officer, Riley Children's Health