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Darrel L Ellis, MD


Professor of Medicine, Dermatology

4.9 4.9 318 ratings

Insurance plans accepted

Insurance plans accepted

Areas of Expertise

General Adult Dermatology
Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
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Board Certificates

Dermatology - American Board of Dermatology, 1984
Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine, 1981


MD - University of Kansas, 1976
Residency - University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, 1983
Residency - University of Kansas Medical Center, 1981
Internship - University of Kansas Medical Center, 1977


Vanderbilt Dermatology
Vanderbilt Dermatology
719 Thompson Lane
Suite 26300
Nashville, TN 37204

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Patient Comments

Patient Comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in full. Patients are not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
Dr. Ellis is always cordial, helpful/professional in every way (makes sure you understand your plan of treatment -
Patient | October 19, 2017

I have recommended Dr. Ellis to several people!
Patient | October 13, 2017

Dr. Ellis is very courteous - compassionate & understanding. He really listens to me, asks questions, & listens to my concerns.
Patient | October 9, 2017

Dr. Ellis identified my first skin cancer and has been very thorough in annual checkups and periodic removal and biopsies of suspicious moles and lesions. He is very knowledgeable in this field and has provided sound and reassuring medical advice.
Patient | September 25, 2017

Dr. Ellis is the absolute best and most experienced doctor for my dysplastic nevi. diagnosis. I trust him 100%, only after God first.
Patient | September 21, 2017

Dr. Ellis is an excellent, caring, compassionate doctor. Would definitely recommend!
Patient | August 30, 2017

Dr. Ellis is great!
Patient | August 28, 2017

Dr. ELLIS is a "one in a million". Feel fortunate to have him as care provider.
Patient | July 24, 2017

Dr. Ellis has been following me for 20 years and is tremendously wonderful
Patient | June 19, 2017

Dr. Ellis is a star!!
Patient | June 2, 2017

Dr. Ellis is wonderful!
Patient | May 31, 2017

I have absolute confidence in Dr. Ellis.
Patient | May 22, 2017

Dr. Ellis is wonderful, have been seeing him for 2 1/2 yrs. for skin cancer, Connie (nurse) is also caring/helpful. I wouldn't even think about going anywhere else.
Patient | May 19, 2017

Have recommended my own daughter and several co-workers and friends to Dr. E.
Patient | May 15, 2017

Dr. Ellis is very knowledgeable, patient & thorough.
Patient | May 1, 2017

Wealth of knowledge about my medical condition, answer all concerns, cares immensely about me.
Patient | April 25, 2017

Patient | April 24, 2017

Dr. Ellis is a wonderful doctor who always takes time to be a considerate and knowledgeable person.
Patient | April 24, 2017

28 years history with this provider. I value this greatly.
Patient | April 24, 2017

Dr. Ellis is a true professional. He answers all my questions fully and always addressed my concerns to my satisfaction.
Patient | April 21, 2017

Dr. Ellis is the best!!
Patient | April 20, 2017

Out of all the providers that I have used in the past, Dr. Ellis is probably one of the best.
Patient | April 6, 2017

Dr. Ellis is a superb physician - I have been his patient for many years and have complete trust in his medical skills and personal character. He is extremely thorough in hits evaluations and has correctly diagnosed several skin cancers (confirmed on biopsy).
Patient | April 4, 2017

Very courteous & informative.
Patient | March 27, 2017

Already recommended Dr. Ellis to others. He is outstanding in every way. We drove 6 hours up and back from Memphis to see him -
Patient | March 10, 2017

Dr. Ellis is most likely one of the best - if not the best - physician I have seen in my entire life (I am 66 yrs. old) feel very lucky to have found both him & his staff.
Patient | March 8, 2017

One of the best things about Dr Ellis is the time he spends with his patients which is fairly rare with other providers. He is not in a rush and is concerned about spending adequate time with patients. I never mind if I have to wait because I know that he provides such a high level of care for each patient.
Patient | February 4, 2017

Dr. Ellis is very knowledgeable & answers very thoroughly.
Patient | January 30, 2017

Entire family sees Dr. Ellis because he is so caring and knowledgeable.
Patient | January 27, 2017

Dr. Ellis is the best and most qualified doctor for my condition - Dysplastic nevi. I trust God first, and Dr. Ellis next.
Patient | January 20, 2017

Dr. Darrel Ellis has been a most-trusted physician for over 30 years.
Patient | December 30, 2016

Dr. Ellis is an excellent dermatologist!
Patient | December 2, 2016

Dr. Ellis is great!
Patient | December 1, 2016

Dr Ellis has always been very caring and understanding I have referred several people to him and he see other members of my family.
Patient | November 18, 2016

excellent care and knowledge
Patient | November 7, 2016

Dr. Ellis and his resident performed minor surgery in two places. I was offered choices. They agreed with my choice. PAIN FREE procedure were performed immediately. I healed in 1 week w/no complications. Connie called w/lab results. This is the way all healthcare should be delivered.
Patient | November 7, 2016

I trust him so much that I asked his opinion about another medical question I had. he is very knowledgeable about so many facets of medicine. very well rounded and so easy to talk to. I love that he asks me about my kids too even though I only see him twice a year.
Patient | October 29, 2016

Dr Ellis is the best doctor I have ever seen. I have complete trust in him and respect for him. He has wonderful bedside manner and is always willing to spend time discussing any health issues.
Patient | October 26, 2016

I have been with this doctor for 17 years. He is fabulous!
Patient | October 24, 2016

Dr. Ellis is wonderful. I have been seeing him for almost twenty years and would not see anyone else for my medical issue.
Patient | October 24, 2016

Dr. Ellis has seen me through a lot. His knowledge of dermatology is unsurpassed. He demonstrates genuine concern for my health. I wouldn't trade him for anyone else. Give him a raise now!
Patient | October 20, 2016

DR. Ellis is a wonderful doctor!!
Patient | October 17, 2016

Love Dr. Ellis
Patient | October 14, 2016

I have been seeing Dr. Ellis for nearly 20 years. He is the best. I have full confidence in his care - - don't know what I would do without him. He is also very thorough & compassionate.
Patient | October 14, 2016