Dr. Rodney Ellis, MD

Dr. Rodney Ellis, MD

Internal Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 69
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Rodney Ellis, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Lanham, MD and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Stanford University in 1975 and specializes in internal medicine and bariatric medicine.

9811 Greenbelt Rd Ste 104

Lanham, MD 20706

Contact Information

(301) 552-3953

Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Ellis' Experience

Dr. Ellis' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ellis "As and internist and weight loss doctor, my commitment is to promote the health and vibrancy of my patients, and when there is illness or disease (including obesity), to determine the root problem(s) and treat with care and compassion."


  • Internal Medicine
  • Bariatric Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*


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.


  • Howard University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1970
  • Stanford University
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Diplomat, American Board Of Obesity Medicine
    Other Education | Completed 2007

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
based on 31 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

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Dr. Ellis' Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Oxon Hill, MD
Dr. Ellis has always treated me with care and compassion. He makes you feel like family. The entire staff is awesome. I am a 3 yrs. cancer survivor and Dr. Ellis was there every step of the way and because of him and his weight loss program, I have lost 40lbs total; 28 lb. loss in 3 month. Obeying...more
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in Crofton, MD
First class, great bedside manner, discusses fully all concerns and answers all questions.
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in Washington, DC
Dr. Ellis is very patient and thorough.
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in Clinton, MD
Doctor is arrogant and gets insulted when asking questions about your care. On several occasions I asked should I see a specialist for a health condition and he visibly became annoyed with me. He prescribes medicine but does not explain things to you and does not like when you ask questions. ...more
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in Lanham, MD
Physician is arrogant and gets offended when you question him about your care. Missed several diagnosis, he did not review labs. With him you have to manage your own healthcare. His excuse is forgive me I see xxx amount of patients per day. Went to this doctor for a year after experiencing...more
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