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Dr. Thomas Ellis, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 55

Dr. Ellis

Dr. Thomas Ellis, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Fort Worth, TX and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical School At Houston in 1990 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(817) 878-5333

Dr. Ellis accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Golden Rule
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Health Net
HealthPartners
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Medicaid
Meritain Health
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Mutual of Omaha
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Ellis' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Myelopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ellis treats Myelopathy more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Ellis treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Autoimmune Myelopathy
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ellis treats Cervical Spine Myelopathy more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Ellis treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ellis performs Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Ellis performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Ellis' conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Paracentesis
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

"Thomas S. Ellis, MD FACS, Diplomate of the American Board of Neurological Surgery is a fifth generation native Texan, born and raised in Dallas. A National Merit Commendee from Highland Park High School, he graduated with Honors from The University ...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1997
The George Washington University
Residency Hospital
1991
University Tex Health Science Center
Internship Hospital
1990
University Of Texas Medical School At Houston
Medical School
1986
University Of Texas / Austin Campus
Undergraduate School
1997
1991
1990
1986

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Ellis' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ellis

4.0

Based on 35 reviews

5 Stars
68.57142857142857%
(24)
4 Stars
2.857142857142857%
(1)
3 Stars
5.714285714285714%
(2)
2 Stars
8.571428571428571%
(3)
1 Star
14.285714285714286%
(5)

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Dr. Ellis really saved my life. I had unbelievable sciatic nerve pain for 5 years. I went to many doctors and had 5 mri’s that every radiologist found nothing wrong. The pain was incredible so I knew something was wrong. When I finally found Dr. Ellis he looked at my films and in less than 60...Read More
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Great doctor
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The results from the surgery are great! I still have a small amount of pain but time should take care of that. We had a few issues getting the tests scheduled before the surgery but the girls did an outstanding job. I recommend this office to everyone I know.
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The best dr as for as me and my husband are concerned . Two surgeries on my husband and brain tumor on me. He was a god sent. I will always be grateful to him.
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He has been so successful in the 3 operations he has performed on me this last year and a half. I had about given up on anyone being able to give me the ability to walk like I used to.
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