Dr. John Ellis, MD

Dr. John Ellis, MD

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Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery  |  
Male  |  
61 y/o
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Accepting new patients

Dr. John Ellis, MD is an otolaryngology-head and neck surgery doctor who practices in Lees Summit, MO. He is 61 years old.

ENT Associates of Greater Kansas City

4880 NE Goodview Cir

Lees Summit, MO 64064
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Cenpatico Behavioral Health
  • Cigna
  • CompCare
  • CoreSource
  • CorVel
  • Family Health Partners
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)

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Vertigo
very high
more than 99% of peers
Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 97% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Specialties

  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Adenoid Infection
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hearing Loss Due to Noise
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp

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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)
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Uvulectomy
  • 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 Missouri.

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

  • University Of Missouri Kansas City School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Mayo Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ellis has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ellis' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ellis to family and friends
3.7
based on 20 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Ellis' Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

in Blue Springs |
Dr. Ellis , is very straightforward with his diagnosis which i like , and after He found I had a Tumor on my right vocal cord . He suggested I talk to a Oncologists for a Radiation treatment first before the second choice to have it removed with laser Surgery . After hearing both ways...more
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in Kansas city mo |
Doesn't listen and doesn't operate in good faith.
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in Kansas City, MO |
I like dr. Ellis's easy going manner. Appt. did not seem rushed. The proof is in the pudding and will not have that after a few days of post op recovery. Good experience otherwise.
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Lee's Summit, MO |
He was rude and didn't spend much time with me. He didn't try to figure out what was wrong. He made assumptions about me that were incorrect.
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Higginsville, MO |
We visited Dr. Ellis' office today, March 30, 2016. Both my husband and I had appointments. We were into our appointment before appointment times and little time between the nurse and doctor. . One could not have asked for better treatment and attitude from both the staff and the doctor. My...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Ellis accepts 32 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Cenpatico Behavioral Health
  • Cigna
  • CompCare
  • CoreSource
  • CorVel
  • Family Health Partners
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • HCA Midwest Comp Care
  • Healthcare USA
  • HealthPartners
    HealthPartners HMO
  • Homestate Health Plan
  • Humana
  • Missouri Care
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • New Directions Behavioral Health
  • PHCS
  • Preferred Health Professionals
  • Preferred Mental Health Management, LLC
  • Premier Group Insurance
  • Savility
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • WellCare
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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Hospitals where Dr. Ellis has admitting privileges

Centerpoint Medical Center
19600 E 39th St S
Independence, MO 64057
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Saint Luke's East Hospital
100 NE Saint Lukes Blvd
Lees Summit, MO 64086
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Saint Mary's Medical Center
201 North West R.D. Mize Road
Blue Springs, MO 64014
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