Dr. Rodney Ellis, MD

Internal Medicine •  Male • Age 71
  
Dr. Ellis
Telehealth services available

Rodney L Ellis MD PC

9811 Greenbelt Rd Ste 104 Lanham, MD 20706

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(301) 552-3953

Dr. Rodney Ellis, MD is a Internal Medicine Specialist in Lanham, MD and has over 45 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Stanford University medical school in 1975. He is affiliated with Doctors Community Hospital. He has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Ellis to book an appointment.


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Dr. Ellis accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Ellis' conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Diabetes
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Emphysema
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Immunization
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Physical Examination
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Spirometry
  • Syncope
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination

Dr. Ellis' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ellis

4.3

Based on 34 ratings

5 Stars
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1 Star
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      He is very personable, thoughtful and caring. His approach to medicine is practical and very truthful.
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      • Explained conditions well
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      C.T. Wilson, PhD – Aug 24, 2020
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      My former Internal Medicine Physician , who treated me close to ten years, decided to go into research so I needed a new doctor. My wife who is a medical professional recommended Dr. Ellis. After scheduling my first appointment with Dr. Ellis my former Doctor phoned me to ask how I was doing and asked who my new Doctor was. It turns out that he trained under Doctor Ellis as a young intern. I have lost over thirty pounds under his care and he has given me excellent treatment and support. He is a great listener and does not pressure you in any way. Dr. Ellis is an outstanding physician.
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      Oct 11, 2019
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      I recommend him all the time! I've honestly never had a doctor with a cohesive, efficient front office staff. I wouldn't let the issues there keep you from good health care. He doesn't forget and still surprises me when asking about my past health concerns. He gives me honest assessments on my state of being and stern medical advice that feels like it's coming from my dad! Being able to do that shows that he cares.
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      A. Scott in Columbia, MD – Sep 13, 2018
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      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 his advise has benefited me with proof to be an encouragement to others.
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      Karen Phillips in Oxon Hill, MD – Mar 30, 2017
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      First class, great bedside manner, discusses fully all concerns and answers all questions.
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      Gordon E in Crofton, MD – Jan 10, 2017
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      Dr. Ellis is very patient and thorough.
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      G. Crump in Washington, DC – Jun 09, 2016
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      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. Test results are always delayed due to administrative issues. I read up on my health concerns and had questions - last appointment, he walked out, slammed the door, and called me a complex lady.
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      Clinton, MD – Mar 22, 2016
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      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 rapid weight loss. Saw him on an emergency visit and he stated that I had a urinary tract infection which turned out to be a condition that could have caused me to lose kidneys. Would not recommend.
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      R.H in Lanham, MD – Feb 03, 2016
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      About Me

      Care Philosophy

      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.

      Specialties

      • Internal Medicine
      • Bariatric Medicine

      Education

      2007
      Diplomat, American Board Of Obesity Medicine
      1978
      Johns Hopkins Hospital
      Residency Hospital
      1976
      The Johns Hopkins Hospital
      Internship Hospital
      1975
      Stanford University
      Medical School
      1970
      Howard University
      Undergraduate School

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      Rodney L Ellis MD PC

      Rodney L Ellis MD9811 Greenbelt Rd Ste 104 Lanham, MD 20706
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      Doctors Community Hospital

      Lanham, MD

      61% Patient experience rating, 8% lower than the national average