Dr. George Ellis Jr, MD

Dr. George Ellis Jr, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 93
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Dr. George Ellis Jr, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Metairie, LA and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 1977 and specializes in ophthalmology.

3040 33rd St

Metairie, LA 70001

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Exotropia
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more than 78% of peers
Diplopia
normal
more than 71% of peers
Esotropia
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more than 68% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

53  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alternating Hyperphoria
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Monofixation Syndrome
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
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15  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Iridectomy
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Trabeculotomy Ab Externo
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Charity Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Duke Eye Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Lsu Eye Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Chldns Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Hall Eye Clin
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ellis Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ellis Jr' Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ellis Jr to family and friends
4 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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Dr. Ellis Jr' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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