Dr. James Ellis, MD

Dr. James Ellis, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  ·  
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Age 55
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Dr. James Ellis, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Grand Rapids, MI and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Michigan State University College Of Human Medicine in 1991 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation.Read his story

1111 Leffingwell Ave NE Ste 100

Grand Rapids, MI 49525

Contact Information

(616) 459-7101

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Priority Health
  • Spectrum Health

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Dr. Ellis' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ellis treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Ellis treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ellis treats Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Ellis treats this condition more than 83% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Ankle Sprain
Ankle Sprains and Strains
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ellis treats Ankle Sprains and Strains more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Ellis treats this condition more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Ellis' conditions and procedures:

Adhesive Capsulitis
Ankle Injury
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Antalgic Gait
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Arthritis of the Hand
Arthritis of the Neck
Arthritis of the Shoulder
Arthritis of the Spine
Arthrocentesis
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Spondylitis
Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Coccygeal Pain
Crystal Arthropathy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Elbow Bursitis
Elbow Sprain
EMG (Electromyography)
Enthesopathy
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Gait Abnormality
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
Gout
Hand Conditions
Hip Arthritis
Hip Bursitis
Hip Labral Tear
Injection
Insufficiency Fracture
Knee Injuries
Knee Ligament Injuries
Knee Sprain
Knee Tendinitis
Kyphosis
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Lordosis
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Myelopathy
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Myopathic Gait
Neck Pain
Neuritis
Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Elbow
Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pelvic Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Neuropathy
Peroneal Muscular Atrophy
Post-Traumatic Arthritis
Pseudoarthrosis
Radiculitis
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rotator Cuff Injuries
Rotator Cuff Tear
Runner's Knee
Scissoring Gait
Scoliosis
Seronegative Arthritis
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Muscle Strain
Shoulder Sprain
Shoulder Tendinitis
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Spinal Instability
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spondylitis
Sports Injuries of the Knee
Steroid Injection
Subacromial Bursitis
Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
Trigger Point Injection
Trochanteric Bursitis
Vertebral Fracture
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Wear and Tear Arthritis

About Me

Biography

"Dr. Ellis specializes in physical medicine and rehabilitation, electrodiagnostic medicine and pain management. He is board certified. Dr. Ellis is dedicated to the outpatient management of musculoskeletal disorders, including neck and back pain, spo...

Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education

1995
William Beaumont Hospital
Residency Hospital
1992
William Beaumont Hospital
Internship Hospital
1991
Michigan State University College Of Human Medicine
Medical School
1987
Michigan State University
Undergraduate School
1995
1992
1991
1987

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Ellis' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ellis

2.9

Based on 14 reviews

5 Stars
35.714285714285715%
(5)
4 Stars
7.142857142857143%
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3 Stars
7.142857142857143%
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2 Stars
7.142857142857143%
(1)
1 Star
42.857142857142854%
(6)

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I had a very frustrating and upsetting experience with Dr. Ellis. At no point did he appear to care about my situation or give any indication he was willing to investigate the cause of my pain. He wrote off everything I said and kept offering me pain pills as the only solution. He told me, as a 27...Read More
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Too fast to blame my lack of leg control to my extra pounds. I'm 5'7 184 lbs. Really didn't listen and stated that I have a poor attitude.
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I came to Dr Ellis to concisely learn through an EMG what was causing pain and numbness in my extremities. He was sloppy and copped a prognosis without Knowing my situation. and before commencing testing. He was an extremely poor listener and frequently cut in mid sentence with insensitive,...Read More
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He was very kind, explained things well and took the time to listen to me!
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