After the death of his mentor, Gallico was nominated dean of the Safed yeshiva. He is frequently mentioned in the responsa collection Abḳat Rokel, in which responsum No. 84 belongs to him. Chaim Benveniste quotes Gallico's responsa in his Keneset ha-Gedolah.
This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Kaufmann Kohler and M. Seligsohn (1901–1906). "Gallico, Elisha ben Gabriel". In Singer, Isidore; et al. Jewish Encyclopedia. New York: Funk & Wagnalls Company. Jewish Encyclopedia bibliography: Michael, Or ha-Ḥayyim, p. 223, No. 474; Azulai, Shem ha-Gedolim, i. 28, No. 208; Moritz Steinschneider, Cat. Bodl. col. 968; Fuenn, Keneset Yisrael, p. 136.