Dr Downs graduated from the University of Queensland in 2009. She worked for Queensland Health for many years including 7 years as an adult and paediatric neurosurgical service registrar throughout Queensland. The birth of her first child prompted her move to General Practice. Ellie returned to Brisbane in 2023 after moving from Cairns where she worked as a GP for 3 years.  

Ellie is experienced in all areas of medicine. She is particularly interested in neurological and spinal conditions, surgical optimization, women’s health, paediatrics and pregnancy care. Ellie performs minor procedures including skin excisions, iron infusions, toe nail resections and suturing.   

Outside of work, Ellie is a busy mum of 4 young children including twins. She enjoys spending time with friends and family and getting outdoors.

Dr Elena Downs operates her own medical services business at Kedron Wavell Medical Centre.