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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Ellis Tinsley, Surgeon, Thoracic Surgeon, Vascular Surgeon is Average. Dr. Tinsley has been reviewed by 17 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 2.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.1
Promptness 1.6
Courteous Staff 3.1
Accurate Diagnosis 2.0
Bedside Manner 2.0
Spends Time with Me 2.0
Follows Up After Visit 2.1

Specialties & Research

Dr. Ellis Tinsley, MD is board certified in Surgery and Vascular Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 14 areas:
  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Appendicitis
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Artery Diseases (CAD)
  • Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Laproscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)
  • Pediatrics
  • Peripheral Vascular Diseases (Peripheral Artery Disease)
  • Spider Vein Removal (Telangiectasis)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Cancer

Education & Awards

Dr. Tinsley graduated from University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.


Dr. Tinsley has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • New Hanover Regional M.C. 
  • Pender Memorial Hospital 
  • Cape Fear Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. Ellis Tinsley MD is a male Surgeon, has 24 years of experience and practices in Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. Ellis Tinsley practice?
Dr. Ellis Tinsley has 1 office location.
Dr. Ellis Tinsley practices Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near Wilmington, NC.
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