Dr. Colleen Ellis, MD

Dr. Colleen Ellis, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Colleen Ellis, MD is a family medicine specialist in Palmetto, FL and has been practicing for 27 years. She graduated from Univ Of Fl Coll Of Med in 1988 and specializes in family medicine.Read her story

931 10th St E

Palmetto, FL 34221

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  • Careplus
  • Freedom Health
  • Humana
  • Optimum HealthCare
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Dr. Ellis' Experience

Dr. Ellis' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • Malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Ellis' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ellis "Dr. Ellis is Board Certified in Family Practice and is NCQA Certified in Diabetes and Heart/Stroke Care. DaVita Medical Group - Palmetto has received NCQA Recognition as a Patient Centered Medical Home. She received her medical training at the University of Florida College of Medicine. Dr. Ellis completed her Family Practice Residency Program at Hunterdon Medical Center in New Jersey. She served as chief resident and was awarded the Senior Resident Award given by the New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians. Dr. Ellis joined DaVita Medical Group when she returned to St. Petersburg and helped open the Palmetto office. She is married and has 2 children, Kathleen born in 1998 and Conner born in 2001. She enjoys skiing, piano and activities with her children. Her special interests include preventative medicine."
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1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

229  Conditions Treated

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9  Procedures

Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 2013
    Amount or Range: $198,781.00
    Nature of Complaint: Manatee County. Judicial case 12118CI8
    State: Florida
0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Univ Of Fl Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Hunterdon Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Hunterdon Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Ellis' Reviews

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Dr. Ellis' Performance

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  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


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Patient Comments (2)

I was so disappointed with my last physician's group and prayed for a doctor not on the five minute clock. I am now 69 but at the time I joined Dr. Ellis's practice I was 64 with unanswered diabetic needs. My prior physician said she needed my A1C to be 13 before putting me on insulin. My sugar...more
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Dr. Ellis is very thorough in her analysis and treatment recommendations. She presents her findings in a way that is thoughtful and understandable by the layman. Her associate NP is equally professional and qualified. Her staff is professional and friendly. Overall, Dr. Ellis and her staff have...more
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