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Dr. Alan Ellis, MD

General Surgery* Age 66
Dr. Alan Ellis, MD
5.0 (23 Ratings)
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Dr. Alan Ellis, MD

General Surgery* Age 66
Germantown, TN
Accepting new patients
40 years of experience
 

Overview

Dr. Alan Ellis, MD works in Germantown, TN as a General Surgery Specialist and has 40 years experience.

They are board certified in General Surgery and graduated from University of Tennessee College of Medicine in 1984. Dr. Ellis completed a residency at Methodist Healthcare Memphis Hospitals. Dr. Ellis has has worked on more claims relating to Inguinal Hernia than other providers in the area. At present, Dr. Ellis has received an average rating of 5.0 from patients and has been reviewed 23 times. They are affiliated with Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis and Methodist University Hospital. They are accepting new patients. Dr. Ellis practices at Methodist Medical Group - General Surgery in Germantown, TN.

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Locations

  1. 1 Methodist Medical Group - General Surgery
    7705 Poplar Ave Ste 310, Germantown, TN 38138

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Jan 13, 2024
The most personable, caring and concerned physician I have ever encountered. Greatly appreciated in all respects.
— Jan 13, 2024
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General Surgery
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • University of Tennessee College of Medicine
    1984
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • General Surgery
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Residency

Residency Hospital
  • Methodist Healthcare Memphis Hospitals
    1989
Residency Hospital

Frequently Asked Questions

Dr. Alan Ellis, MD accepts new patients on Medical News Today.

Dr. Ellis accepts Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as many others. See all of the insurances Dr. Ellis accepts here.

Dr. Ellis frequently sees patients for Inguinal Hernia.

Dr. Ellis has a star rating of 5.0/5 and has been reviewed 23 times.

Dr. Ellis is board certified in General Surgery.

Dr. Ellis has been practicing as a General Surgery Specialist for 40 years.

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Hospital Affiliations

  • Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis
  • Methodist University Hospital

Know Before You Go

Preventive care: what doctors want you to know

Preventive care can help identify current or future health and medical concerns before they become major.

  1. Hepatitis C Screening: Questions for the Doctor

    Everyone ages 18 to 79 needs to get tested for hepatitis C. (USPSTF)

  2. Protect Yourself from Seasonal Flu

    Get the flu vaccine every year to protect yourself and others from the flu. (ACIP)

  3. Talk with Your Doctor About Depression

    Talk with your doctor about how you are feeling if you have been sad, down, or hopeless. (USPSTF)

  4. Get Your Well-Woman Visit Every Year

    See a doctor or nurse for a checkup once a year. (HRSA)

  5. Watch for Warning Signs of Relationship Violence

    If you think your partner might be abusive, talk with your doctor about getting help. (USPSTF)

  6. Get Screened for Cervical Cancer

    Get a Pap test every 3 years. If you get a Pap test and an HPV test, you can get screened every 5 years instead. (USPSTF)

  7. Get Tested for HIV

    Get tested for HIV at least once. You may need to get tested more often depending on your risk. (USPSTF)

  8. Get Your Blood Pressure Checked

    Get your blood pressure checked regularly — at least every 5 years.  (USPSTF)

  9. Drink Alcohol Only in Moderation

    If you are concerned about your drinking, ask your doctor about screening and counseling. (USPSTF)

  10. Get Vaccines to Protect Your Health (Adults Ages 19 to 49 Years)

    Get important adult shots (vaccinations). (ACIP)

  11. Get Enough Folic Acid

    Learn why women your age need folic acid. (USPSTF)

  12. Quit Smoking

    If you smoke, ask your doctor about services to help you quit. (USPSTF)

  13. Talk with Your Doctor About Drug Misuse

    If you’re worried about your drug use, talk with a doctor about getting help. (USPSTF)