Dr. Dwight Ellerbe, MD

Dr. Dwight Ellerbe, MD

Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
64 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Dwight Ellerbe, MD is a facial plastic & reconstructive surgery specialist in Anchorage, AK and has been practicing for 35 years. He specializes in facial plastic & reconstructive surgery, ear, nose, and throat, and more.Read his story

ACENT Alaska Center for Ear Nose and Throat

3841 Piper St # 230

Anchorage, AK 99508
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Choice Health
  • Medicaid

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Top Care Areas

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Ear Disorders
more than 69% of peers
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
more than 64% of peers
Otitis Media
more than 32% of peers

Dr. Ellerbe'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.

Dr. Ellerbe's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ellerbe "Dr. Dwight M Ellerbe is a board certified Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon. He has been a practitioner since 1980 serving Anchorage, Alaska area."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ellerbe "After graduating from The Citadel, Dr. Ellerbe earned his medical degree at the Medical University of South Carolina in 1980. He finished a residency in Pediatrics in 1983 and practiced general pediatrics until 1989. In 1994, Dr. Ellerbe completed a residency in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery at Wilford Hall U.S. Air Force Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas. The following year, he completed a clinical fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland. He later joined the staff at ACENT as an ENT and facial plastic surgeon in Anchorage. Dr. Ellerbe is a retired Colonel of the U.S. Air Force; he served in Mississippi, Japan, Hawaii, Texas and Alaska. Certifications The American Board of Pediatrics The American Board of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery The American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Professional Organizations The American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery The American Academy of Pediatrics The American Medical Association The Alaska State Medical Association The American Rhinologic Society"


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3  Specialties

  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

3  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
  • Plastic Surgery & Facial Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

65  Conditions Treated


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34  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • Cosmetic Facial Implant Surgery
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Facial Rejuvenation, Advanced, Laser
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Pediatric Surgical Procedures
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Skin Cancer Surgery With Reconstruction
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair


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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alaska.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

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  • The Citadel
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1976
  • Medical University of South Carolina
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Keesler Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Keesler Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Wilford Hall Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ellerbe's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ellerbe to family and friends
11 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Ellerbe's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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