Dr. Michelle Ellis, MD

Dr. Michelle Ellis, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 42
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Dr. Michelle Ellis, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Duluth, MN and has been practicing for 12 years. She graduated from Univ Of Nm Sch Of Med in 2006 and specializes in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery.

400 E 3rd St

Duluth, MN 55805

Contact Information

(218) 786-3900

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Ellis performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Heart Disease
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more than 70% of peers
Congenital Heart Disease
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more than 67% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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more than 66% of peers

Dr. Ellis'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.

2  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Ellis does not have any board certifications listed.

35  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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28  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Minnesota.

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

  • Univ Of Nm Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • Oregon Health Sciences University
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Michigan Health System
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Ellis has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Ellis has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ellis' Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ellis to family and friends
6 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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

Dr. Ellis' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

I had a triple bypass performed by Dr. Ellis circa 4/19/17. The care that I received from Dr. Ellis and the Essential Health Staff was beyond my expectations. How can these individuals care for so many day after day and have such dedication and care for the patient? I will, for all my remaining...more
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Dr. Ellis performed a triple bypass on me at Essentia in Duluth Mn on 3-15-2018. On a scale of 1-5, I would have to give her a 9.5, she was AWESOME. The biggest problem I have a month after my surgery is people do not believe that I really did just have surgery. My energy level is almost back to...more
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Dr Ellis is a very caring and compassionate person. I didn’t have the opportunity to meet her ahead of time in an office setting because my surgery was an urgent one.
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She spent a lot of time explaining what to expect from surgery. And she continued to provide excellent care while I was in the hospital. I have recovered without any problems and feel great!
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