Dr. Donald Ellingsen, MD

Dr. Donald Ellingsen, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  |  
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57 y/o
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Dr. Donald Ellingsen, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Spokane, WA. He is 57 years old and has been practicing for 29 years.

Northwest Orthopaedic Specialists

601 W 5th Ave Ste 400

Spokane, WA 99204
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Accepted insurance

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

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Joint Pain
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more than 74% of peers
Knee Arthroscopy
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more than 56% of peers
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
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more than 4% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ellingsen "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."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hip Injury
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Injuries
  • Limb Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Sports Injuries
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Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Adult Joint Reconstruction
  • Arthritis Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Injection
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Osteotomy
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Sports Medicine Related Procedures
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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

  • Washington State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • The University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Mayo Medical School
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Mayo Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ellingsen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ellingsen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ellingsen to family and friends
4.4
based on 7 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Ellingsen's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Spokane, Wa |
Dr. Ellingsen is quiet, professional and kind. He listens very well and provides excellent explanations for procedures.? I had a total knee and am scheduled for my other knee soon.
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Hospitals where Dr. Ellingsen has admitting privileges

Providence Holy Family Hospital
5633 N Lidgerwood St
Spokane, WA 99208
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Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center
101 W 8th Ave
Spokane, WA 99204
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Providence Sacred Heart Children's Hospital
101 W 8th Ave
Spokane, WA 99204
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Deaconess Hospital
800 W 5th Ave
Spokane, WA 99204
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