Dr. Ellison Berns, MD

Dr. Ellison Berns, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
Dr. Ellison Berns, MD is a cardiology specialist in Hartford, CT and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine in 1979 and specializes in cardiology and clinical cardiac electrophysiology.

1000 Asylum Ave Ste 3206

Hartford, CT 06105

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Congestive Heart Failure
very high
more than 93% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 91% of peers
more than 89% of peers

Dr. Berns'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. Berns "As a physician, I strive to provide excellent, compassionate care, working with my patients to achieve 'Best Care for a Lifetime'"

2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

3  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

46  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease


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23  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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.


  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Rhode Island Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Rhode Island Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Texas
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Berns has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Berns' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Berns to family and friends
3 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Berns' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Recently met Dr. Berns and took an immediate liking to him and his 'manner' - he seems to have a genuine interest and feeling for his patients as well as a good sense of humor. I anticipate a good long-term relationship with him and his practice. Dorothy Luckey
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