Dr. Neil Ellis’s widely informed background offers his patients at PPOA’s Tampa Habana pain clinic a range of opioid alternatives for pain relief.
A global spine researcher with experience in Traditional Chinese Medicine, Dr. Ellis is double board-certified in Anesthesiology and Interventional Pain Medicine by the American Board of Anesthesiology.
He has extensive experience in the placement of spinal cord stimulators placement and new technology. He also uses laser spine procedures to treat pain conditions of the spine. His focus is always on the pain sufferers he serves.
“I am the type of physician who enjoys getting to know my patients as people and treating the whole person,” he says. “I think it’s important to form a connection with them.”
His patients agree, and this is reflected in his exceptional scores on doctor rating sites.
Patient R.T. leaves this review: “Dr. Ellis is extremely wonderful to relate to. He took the time to review all my records with me and offer a treatment plan that actually gives me hope. The entire office personnel that I dealt with are very welcoming and courteous. For the first time in a long time, I feel like I’ve found a doctor that cares. I’ve already recommended him to friends.”
Says patient S.C.: “Dr. Ellis is very professional, knowledgeable & patient. He takes the time with a patient to answer all questions. I highly recommend him.”
Patient N.C. writes: “Dr. Ellis is great. He is compassionate and cares about his patients.”
Born in Toronto, Canada, Dr. Neil Ellis attended college at the University of California Santa Cruz and then a Masters in Traditional Chinese Medicine. He then chose to pursue interventional pain management after being treated for an injury with minimally invasive procedures.
This led him to earn his medical degree at Eastern Virginia Medical School. He completed his residency and fellowship in anesthesia and interventional pain medicine at the University of Florida Health Shands Hospital in Gainesville.
He has also participated in global research in new spinal pain treatments, is the first in the area to treat spinal muscular atrophy patients with a new medication, and and enjoys bringing cutting-edge medicine to PPOA.
Dr. Ellis shares the Tampa-Habana practice with Dr. Jorge Leal at 4730 N. Habana Ave., #104, Tampa, FL 33614. Click here to make an appointment or call (813) 437-1621. The office accepts Medicare and most insurance, and same-day appointments are available.