Dr. Ellis practices general gastroenterology, providing consultation and management of all gastrointestinal tract disorders. He attended Stanford University Medical School, after which he completed his internship and residency at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. He was chosen to be Chief Resident in Medicine then completed a fellowship in Digestive Diseases and Nutrition through the U.C.L.A. program. He holds the appointment of Attending Physician at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and is Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at U.C.L.A. School of Medicine. He is actively involved in the teaching of medical students, residents and fellows-in-training.
Procedures performed include colonoscopy for cancer prevention and diagnoses of colonic disorders, upper endoscopy for evaluation of gastrosophageal reflux and other symptoms of the digestive tract, small bowel capsule endoscopy, Helicobacter Pylori breath testing as well as other procedures related to the gastrointestinal tract.
Truly an outstanding physician. He takes the time to understand your problem, goes above and beyond to make himself available and understandable. He also knows all of the latest and greatest studies. On top of being incredibly smart, he has the best bedside manner I have ever seen, and I've seen a lot.
Dr. Ellis listened to ALL of my problems very intently, was very honest about what he thought may be the issue. He also ordered all of the tests that I asked for. Sometimes doctors tell patients what they should and shouldn't test for, but Dr. Ellis really allows you to explain how your body is feeling and where you feel off. He allows your body to tell the story and doesn't tell you what tests you should and shouldn't get unless that test is completely unnecessary. My time with him was great and it was very reassuring to see that a specialist was seeing what I was seeing, and able to physically feel what I was feeling. When it came time to give me my small treatment plan of what he advised I do, he actually integrated all the things that my naturopathic doc recommended for me which was obviously a pleasant surprise. I was very pleased with his fusion of Western and natural remedies as I am opening myself more up to Western Med. He's a very kind hearted person, easy to talk to and actually quite funny. I'm all for comedic relief. He is most definitely someone you should go to, to help you along your journey to a healthier form of you.
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You have the option of paying direct and securing a prepay discount or using your insurance as you normally would.
Most Americans never reach their deductible so paying direct makes good financial sense.
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