Dr. Donald E. Ellingsen, MD

Dr. Donald E. Ellingsen, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male | 55 years old

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      • Helpfulness
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      • Staff
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      • Scheduling
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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Ellingsen's Office & Staff
      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
        Under 10 minutes (4)
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      Specialties

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      Board Certifications

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      • Orthopedic Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Ankylosing Spondylitis
      • Baker’s Cyst
      • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
      • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
      • Difficulty With Walking
      • Femur Fracture
      • Hip Injury
      • Joint Pain
      • Knee Injuries
      • Limb Pain
      • Osteoarthritis of Hands
      • Shoulder Injuries
      • Sports Injuries
      • Trigger Finger

      Procedures Performed

      • ACL Surgery
      • Arthritis Surgery
      • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
      • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
      • Fracture Care
      • Injection
      • Knee Arthroscopy
      • Knee Osteotomy
      • Meniscectomy
      • Nerve Block, Somatic
      • Peripheral Nerve Block
      • Total Hip Replacement
      • Total Knee Replacement

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        Sanctions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        The University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston

        Graduated in 1988

      • Internship Hospital
        Mayo Medical School

        Completed in 1989

      • Residency Hospital
        Mayo Medical School

        Completed in 1993

      • Undergraduate School
        Washington State University

        Graduated in 1983

      Awards & Recognition

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        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      Dr. Ellingsen's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
      • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
      • Malpractice claims in Washington not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Ellingsen's Office & Staff

      Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
      Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      Under 10 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Ellingsen

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      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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      Dr. Ellingsen's Care Philosophy

      Northwest Orthopaedic Specialists the region's most experienced, highly trained team of orthopaedic physicians specializing in treatment for nearly every bone, muscle, and joint condition.