Dr. Walter Ellis, MD

Dr. Walter Ellis, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
Dr. Walter Ellis, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Metairie, LA and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from Howard Univ Coll Of Med in 1998 and specializes in pain medicine, physical medicine & rehabilitation pain medicine, and more.

3749 N Causeway Blvd Ste B

Metairie, LA 70002

Contact Information

(504) 828-8241

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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EMG (Electromyography)
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 95% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 94% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Pain Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

35  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
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5  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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1 Sanction
  • Failure to Provide Adequate Supervision (12/6/2017)
    Action Taken: Probation
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Louisiana
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Howard Univ Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Charity Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Lsuhsc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Lsuhsc
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Walter Ellis, MD
I simply adore Dr Ellis. Was his patient in BR and am going to make app at the new office. All the stars are from BR. visits. He is the kindest man I've ever met. A wonderful Dr who actually listens and treats your pain, but your mind too. Wouldn't trust anyone else with my spine . I tried to get...Read More
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Diane F Tate in Zachary, LA – Aug 10, 2016
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Very Much NOT a People's person. Will NOT say anything to you unless you say something first. Will NOT go the extra mile to help with prior authorization with your insurance company if your on medicaid to help his patients get the best medication for pain but wants his cash upfront per visit.
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Never Returning in New Orleans, LA – Jul 15, 2016
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Dr. Ellis is a doctor who listens first to your medical complaints. He's very calm and explain to you some history of your medical conditions. He takes times to ask you several questions about your family history. Recommend what treatment actions to use to ease your condition.
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Laura Bolds in New Orleans, LA – Mar 11, 2016
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