Dr. David Ellison, MD

Dr. David Ellison, MD

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Dr. David Ellison, MD is a hematology specialist in Charleston, SC and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Duke University School Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in hematology and internal medicine.

125 Doughty St Ste 500

Charleston, SC 29403

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Ellison's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Blood Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ellison treats Blood Disorders more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Ellison treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ellison treats Cancer more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Ellison treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma
  • Adolescent Cancer
  • Adrenal Cortical Carcinoma
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Adult Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Ampullary Carcinoma
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anaplastic Oligodendroglioma
  • Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Appendix Cancer
  • Astrocytoma
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC)
  • Basal Type Breast Cancer
  • Benign Astrocytoma
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Biliary Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Blood Cancer
  • Bone Cancer
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (Includes: Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brainstem Glioma
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Recurrence
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • Cancer of Floor of Mouth
  • Cerebellar Astrocytoma
  • Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Chordoma
  • Choriocarcinoma
  • Chromophobe Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma
  • Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Distal Colorectal Cancer
  • Distal Gastrointestinal Tract Cancers
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Duodenal Cancer
  • Ear Cancer
  • Endocrine Cancer
  • Endometrial Cancer
  • ENT Cancer
  • Epidermoid Carcinoma
  • Epithelial-Myoepithelial Carcinoma
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Extrahepatic Bile Duct Cancer
  • Eye Cancer
  • Facial Skin Cancer
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Familial Colorectal Cancer
  • Familial Pancreatic Cancer
  • Familial Renal Cancer
  • Familial Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Fibrolamellar Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Follicular Adenocarcinoma
  • Follicular Thyroid Cancer
  • Gall Bladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder & Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastric Cancer, Borrmann 4
  • Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
  • Genital System Cancer
  • Genitourinary Cancers
  • Gland Cancer
  • Glassy Cell Carcinoma
  • Glioma
  • Gliomatosis Cerebri
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hamartomatous Colorectal Cancer
  • Heart Cancer
  • Hepatobiliary Cancer
  • Hepatocellular Cancer
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Hip Cancer
  • Hypopharyngeal Cancer
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer
  • Infundibulocystic Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Intestinal Cancer
  • Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
  • Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
  • Joint Cancer
  • Juvenile Pilocytic Astrocytoma
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngeal Carcinoma
  • Limb Cancer
  • Lip Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma of the Breast
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Male Genitourinary Cancer
  • Malignant Astrocytoma
  • Malignant Breast Tumor
  • Malignant Glioma
  • Mediastinal Cancer
  • Medullary Thyroid Cancer
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Melanoma-Astrocytoma Syndrome
  • Merkel Cell Cancer
  • Metastatic Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Metastatic Blood Cancer
  • Metastatic Bone Cancer
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Metastatic Liver Cancer
  • Metastatic Lymph Cancer
  • Metastatic Nervous System Cancer
  • Metastatic Prostate Cancer
  • Metastatic Skin Cancer
  • Metastatic Soft Tissue Cancer
  • Metastatic Spinal Cord Cancer
  • Metastatic Squamous Neck Cancer With Occult Primary
  • MSI-H Colorectal Cancer
  • MSI-L Colorectal Cancer
  • MSS Colorectal Cancer
  • Muscle Cancer
  • Nasal Cavity Cancer
  • Nasopharyngeal Cancer
  • Neck Cancer
  • Nerve Cancer
  • Neuroendocrine Cancer
  • Nevoid Basal Cell Carcinoma Syndrome
  • Nodular Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Noduloulcerative Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
  • Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer, Familial
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Nose Cancer
  • Oligodendroglioma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Oropharyngeal Cancer
  • Oropharyngeal Cancer, Adult
  • Osteosarcoma of the Breast
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Epithelial Cancer
  • Palate Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Islet Cell Cancer
  • Papillary Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Papillary Thyroid Cancer
  • Paranasal Sinus Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Cancer
  • Parathyroid Carcinoma
  • Parotid Gland Cancer
  • Pediatric Cancer
  • Pelvic Cancer
  • Penile Cancer
  • Pharyngeal Cancer
  • Pigmented Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pre-Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Primary Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 1
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 10
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 11
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 14
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 2
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 3
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 4
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 5
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 6
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 7
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 8
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 9
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - X-Linked 1
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - X-Linked 2
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary -12
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary -13
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary -15
  • Radiation-Induced Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Renal (Kidney) Cancer
  • Renal Cell Cancer
  • Respiratory System Cancer
  • Retinal Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Sebaceous Gland Carcinoma
  • Secretory Breast Carcinoma
  • Sinonasal Undifferentiated Carcinoma
  • Sinus Cancer
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Spinal Cord Cancer
  • Spleen Cancer
  • Sporadic Colorectal Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Conjunctiva
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Head and Neck
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer, Familial
  • Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Supraglottic Laryngeal Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Throat Cancer
  • Thymus Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer, Anaplastic
  • Thyroid Cancer, Familial Medullary
  • Thyroid Cancer, Hurthle Cell
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Trachea Cancer
  • Transitional Cell Cancer
  • Transitional Cell Carcinoma
  • Tubular Carcinoma
  • Urachal Cancer
  • Ureteral Cancer
  • Urinary Tract Cancer
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Visual Pathway and Hypothalamic Glioma
  • Vocal Cord Carcinoma
  • Vulvar Cancer
Anemia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ellison treats Anemia more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Ellison treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Aplastic Anemia
  • Anemia of Pregnancy
  • Aplastic Anemia
  • Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
  • Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia (AIHA)
  • Chronic Anemia
  • Cold Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
  • Diamond-Blackfan Anemia
  • D-Negative Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (D - HUS)
  • D-Negative Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome, Pregnancy Related
  • D-Positive Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (D + HUS)
  • Hemolytic Anemia, Acquired Autoimmune
  • Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
  • Hereditary Spherocytosis
  • Iron Deficiency Anemia
  • Megaloblastic Anemia
  • Microcytic Hypochromic Anemia
  • Myelpathic Anemia
  • Neonatal Anemia
  • Nutritional Anemia
  • Nutritional Sideroblastic Anemia
  • Pernicious Anemia
  • Refractory Anemia With Excess Blasts
  • Refractory Anemia With Excess Blasts-1
  • Refractory Anemia With Excess Blasts-2
  • Secondary Cold Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
  • Sideroblastic Anemia
  • Sideroblastic Anemia With Spinocerebellar Ataxia
  • Sideroblastic Anemia, Pyridoxine-Responsive, Autosomal Recessive
  • Warm Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia

Dr. Ellison's conditions and procedures:

Acute Leukemia
Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Adrenal Gland Cancer
All Lymphoma
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anemia
Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
Autoimmune Diseases
Bladder Cancer
Bleeding Disorders
Blood Disorders
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Bone Marrow Aspiration
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Bone Marrow Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Cancer
Breast Cancer
Burkitt's Lymphoma
Cancer
Carcinoma in Situ
Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Chemotherapy
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
Colorectal Cancer
Cryoglobulinemia
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Esophageal Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Hemophilia
Hemophilia A
Hodgkin's Disease
HPC Transplantation (Stem Cell Transplant)
Hypercoagulable State
Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
Kidney Cancer
Leukemia
Leukocytosis
Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lymphocytosis
Lymphoma
Lymphoma, Large Cell, Anaplastic
Lymphoma, Large-Cell
Lymphosarcoma
Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
Mantle Cell Lymphoma
Marginal Zone Lymphoma
Mast Cell Diseases
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Meningiomas
Multiple Myeloma
Mycosis Fungoides
Myelodysplastic Syndromes
Myeloproliferative Disorders
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Neutropenia
Nodular Lymphoma
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Ovarian Cancer
Pancreatic Cancer
Pancytopenia
Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
Plasmapheresis
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Polycythemia Rubra Vera
Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
Prostate Cancer
Purpura
Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
Reticulosarcoma
Secondary Malignancies
Sezary's Disease
Sickle Cell Disease
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Thalassemia
Thrombocytosis
Thrombosis
Thymomas
Thyroid Cancer
Uterine Cancer
Vascular Disease
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. David Ellison, MD is a hematology specialist in Charleston, SC and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Duke University School Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in hematology and internal medicine.

Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

Education

1990
Duke University
Fellowship Hospital
1987
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Residency Hospital
1985
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Internship Hospital
1984
Duke University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1990
1987
1985
1984

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Ellison's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ellison

4.4

Based on 21 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
14.285714285714286%
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As the former director of a hospital department in a major hospital, I know great medical care when I receive it. Dr. Ellison is superlative! He and his staff are knowledgeable, compassionate, and have a sense of urgency that is unequalled. I started with another practice in Charleston before I...Read More
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Dr David Ellison is an exceptional physician. In fact, he not only treats my husband, but I have referred many others to him, as well! When you are the spouse of a stage-four cancer patient, all you want is for your spouse to have the best care! Dr Ellison and his team exude calm, kindness and...Read More
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Poor communication skills and bedside manner. Not what you'd expect with a cancer diagnosis.
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He is my oncologist and I could not be happier... he is very bright and very serious but that is what you want. I fight with him often about my treatment but he always wins!!!
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Dr Ellison treats my mother and diagnosed her with multiple myeloma. Twice now he has missed clear signs and symptoms, Blood counts, full body scans, etc of lesions or 'soft spots' on her bones. Both times have resulted in major surgery and rehab, which could have been prevented if he had taken...Read More
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Cigna
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Humana
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