Dr. David Ellison, MD

Dr. David Ellison, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
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Dr. David Ellison, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Burlingame, CA and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles in 1980 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

1501 Trousdale Dr # 3

Burlingame, CA 94010

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Ellison performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 96% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers
Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Ellison's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ellison "It is a privilege to reflect on the fact that I have practiced Otolaryngology for 25 years, and that I am as stimulated by the types of patients and problems with which we deal as I was when I began. We in our field are fortunate to treat patients of various degrees of complexity. It has been satisfying to care for patients of all ages and of both sexes, and from all demographics, and I look forward to doing so."

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

72  Conditions Treated

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26  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Paracentesis
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.

Education

  • David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Cedars Sinai Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Cedars Sinai Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • UCLA Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ellison has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ellison's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ellison to family and friends
7 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Ellison's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr Ellison takes the time to explain and answer questions. Very pleasant and professional demeanor. I cannot expect anything more from a physician.
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Dr Ellison is a professional , kind and caring doctor. He takes the time to listen to you before he diagnoses your condition.
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