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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Ellis is Good. Dr. Ellis has been reviewed by 13 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.3
Promptness 4.4
Courteous Staff 4.2
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 4.8
Follows Up After Visit 4.3

Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Surgery (Hip Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

Education & Awards

Dr. Ellis graduated from University of North Texas, Fort Worth. He has 2 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014 - 2015)


Dr. Ellis has 11 hospital affiliations:

  • Methodist Richardson Medical Center 
  • Pine Creek Medical Center 


  • Spanish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. James Scott Ellis DO and MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 31 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. James S. Ellis practice?
Dr. James Ellis has 2 office locations.
Dr. James Ellis practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Dallas, TX.
Additional practice locations include: Waxahachie, TX.
See Dallas Surgeons.