Dr. Jay S. Ellis Jr., MD

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Dr. Jay S. Ellis Jr., MD

Pain Medicine | Male

Tejas Anesthesia 9150 Huebner Rd Ste 155, San Antonio, TX 78240 Get Directions
(210) 692-0070

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As a cancer survivor I better understand the suffering chronic pain and illness causes. It is my goal to give every patient the best quality of life available through the medical art.Read more

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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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in San Antonio, TX |
The best ive ever had..treats my pain and makes me feel so much better..very nice and gental.
San Antonio, TX |
My first and only experience with Dr. Ellis was less than pleasant. Working in the specialty of pain management, I would expect more compassion and understanding than what I received. He was terse, impatient and just shy of rude. I would not recomment this doctor to anyone I care about as his bedside manner leaves much to be desired.
in San Antonio, TX |
After having gone to two other doctors for severe pain in my back, I went to Dr. Ellis who suspected my pain was something else and order a scan. He discovered that I had stage IV pancreatic cancer and that this was the source of my pain. After taking oral pain medication and suffering all the unpleasant side effects Dr. Ellis suggested that he install a pain pump in my abdomen. It took away almost all of my pain and side effects and immensely improved my quality of life. I am very grateful.
in San Antonio, texas |
Pain is the most difficult chronic health issue that Human beings face each day as we age. Many of us start giving up on being able to live normally and enjoy life and I was there when I first found Dr Ellis. If you have pain you need a doctor that truly knows what they are doing in this complex area, is compassionate for those with pain and believes in the power of medicine to help. Dr Ellis is the best doctor I have ever had but my best description is to share that I thank God for him.
in Portland, TX |
Dr Ellis went out of his way to work me into his busy schedule when the nerve block procedure scheduled with another doctor couldn't be performed.He was contacted Wed afternoon & saw me at 9 the next day.He very thoroughly explained the procedure & scheduled it for 3:30 the next day! Dr Ellis had to work late on a Friday evening but knowing we were from out of town, he made sure it was done that day so additional travel wasn't needed.He was patient & answered all questions.I highly recommend him
in New Braunfels, TX |
I am writing this review at my son Andrew's request. We have been very, very pleased with the care Dr. Ellis has provided. He suggested a pain pump for Andrew in 2014. This has been a huge help in controlling his cancer pain. Dr. Ellis listens, is compassionate and understanding. He gives excellent medical care. He even visited Andrew in the hospital on a Sunday recently.
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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology

Board Certifications

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  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia

Procedures Performed

  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Injection
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Pain Management
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

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  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Texas.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Uniformed Services University Of The Health Sciences

    Graduated in 1982

  • Internship Hospital
    Wilford Hall Usaf Med Center

    Completed in 1983

  • Residency Hospital
    Wilford Hall Usaf Med Center

    Completed in 1985

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Tex Health Science Center

    Completed in 1986

  • Undergraduate School
    Us Air Force Academy

    Graduated in 1978

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Pain Medicine
  • Board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Ellis Jr.' Care Philosophy

As a cancer survivor I better understand the suffering chronic pain and illness causes. It is my goal to give every patient the best quality of life available through the medical art.