Doctor Elliot Reid is a former attending physician alongside J.D. and Turk at Sacred Heart in Scrubs and is played by Sarah Chalke. Elliot is very close with J.D. and has an off-and-on again relationship with J.D. throughout the series. She has also dated several other characters including Sacred Heart doctor Keith Dudemesiter, to who she was engaged to and later broke off the engagement.
Elliot later went into private practice where she was able to make much more money, but still work at Sacred Heart but no longer have to respond to Dr. Cox or Dr. Kelso.
Elliot is extremely insecure and very socially awkward. She, though is attractive, and slowly becoming more confident throughout the seasons.
Elliot: Okay. The patient is in shock so the first thing we want to try to do is assess intervascular volume.
Dr. Cox makes a buzzer sound
Elliot: What, that's right.
Dr. Cox: I know. I wasn't bzzing you to indicate an incorrect answer. I was bzzing you because I was bored and I just thought that might drive you crazy.
Elliot: Ah, you're a wonderful teacher! Now stop bzzing me in front of my residents. It's unprofessional.
Dr. Cox: You're right Barbie. Carry on.
Elliot: Ahem. So, when you're dealing with cardiogenic shock... it's best to start fluid resusita-
Dr. Cox: BONG!
Elliot: I think it is so great that you're gonna talk to your friend. And I know it's gonna be hard, so if you need me, you just say the word and I will jump right in.
Dr. Cox: I need to talk to you about Nathan.
Ron: That little guy's my life.
Elliot: I've gotta go.