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About Dr. Thomas J Ellis

Dr. Thomas J Ellis, DO is a Doctor primarily located in State College, PA, with another office in Altoona, PA. He has 30 years of experience. His specialties include Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine. Dr. Ellis is affiliated with Mount Nittany Medical Center. Dr. Ellis has received 5 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

33 Ratings with 5 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Thomas J Ellis is Great. Dr. Thomas J Ellis has been rated by 33 patients. From those 33 patients 5 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Thomas J Ellis is 4.3 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

University Orthopedics Center

101 Regent Ct
State College, PA 16801
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University Orthopedics Center

1505 9th Ave
Altoona, PA 16602
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Specialties

Dr. Thomas J Ellis has the following 2 specialties

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

    A sports medicine specialist is a physician who is trained to diagnose and treat injuries and conditions caused by participation in athletic activities.
    These doctors are generally employed by professional sports teams to care for the athletes who are injured. They have extensive knowledge of the types of injuries that athletes are most susceptible to, such as stress fractures, sprains, concussions, muscle cramps, ACL injuries, and shin splints.
    It is the responsibility of sports medicine specialist to clear athletes to return to the playing field when they are deemed fit. These doctors also advise athletes on how to avoid injury through proper care of their bodies while training.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Thomas J Ellis has the following 18 expertise

  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Surgery
  • Laminectomy
  • Joint Pain/Swelling
  • Scoliosis
  • Joint Replacement
  • Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Surgery
  • Bone Fracture
  • Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)

Dr. Thomas J Ellis has 0 board certified specialties

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Reviews

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Five Stars

Very good doctor he did my surgery twice did the outcome was very good

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Five Stars

The very best knee replacement doctor on the east coast. Bed side manners are the very best and other doctors need to take lessons from him

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Three Stars

I had a 1pm appointment. After waiting 30 minutes, I checked with the receptionist. She eventually told me Ellis was 1 hour and 45 minutes behind schedule. I had other obligations and could not wait. They could have called or informed me when I checked in. I found another orthopedic specialist due to his lack of respect for patients.

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Elite orthopedist

having had 10 previous orthopedic surgery's from S.C.O.I., ( the premeir doctors), I have to give dr. Ellis a 10 of 10 rating. My previous experiences give me much insight into the ability of a skilled surgeon. Dr. Ellis is among the best of the best. he saved my shoulder twice. Thank You dr. Ellis for your dedication to see people get back to 100% using your skills.

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Five Stars

Dr. Ellis replaced both of my knees and I couldn't be happier. My surgeries went extremely well and the pain management following surgery was great - I didn't have any! I have my quality of life back...taking walks, shopping, etc, things I hadn't been able to do for years! No regrets from this patient...I wholeheartedly recommend Dr. Ellis for your total knee replacement surgery.

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  • Awards

    5 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2017, 2018)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree

    Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2016, 2017, 2018)

    Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree recognizes doctors with the highest scores in bedside manner for five consecutive years. This honor is granted to a few distinct doctors in the United States based on experiences shared by patients.

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2018)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award

    Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012, 2013, 2014)

    The Patients' Choice Award - 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Ellis is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    30 Years Experience

  • Pennsylvania State University College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1988

  • University Of Pennsylvania Health System

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Thomas J Ellis accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Select
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Capital Blue Cross
    • Capital BC Keystone Health Plan Central HMO
    • Capital BC PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry HealthAmerica HMO
    • Coventry HealthAmerica PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Geisinger Health Plan
    • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark BCBS
    • Highmark Community Blue PPO
    • Highmark KeystoneBlue
    • Highmark PPOBlue
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • UPMC Health Plan
    • UPMC PPO
    • UPMC Premium Network Plans
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

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