Kristin E. Ellison, MD

4.72 out of 5

About

Faculty Rank

  • Associate Professor of Medicine

Training & Education

Degree

Tufts University, Boston, Mass.

Residency

Internal Medicine, Washington University in St. Louis, School of Medicine, St. Louis, Mo.

Fellowship

Cardiology, Stanford University, School of Medicine, Stanford, Calif.; Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass.

Certifications and Special Training

American Board of Internal Medicine, Clinical Cardiac EP
American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Ratings & Reviews

4.72 out of 5
12 Reviews

The star rating is a calculation based on feedback from our patients using our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Learn more about our survey process. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

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    I met Dr. Ellison for the first time. I feel extremely lucky to be her patient. She is a true patient advocate. She allows patients to be a partner in their health by taking every step to educate them. I am grateful to be her patient. Having any cardiological issue creates angst in patients. With Dr. Ellison, I am not afraid anymore. I feel that we can take control of things together. THANK YOU

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    *Dr. Ellison always listens & explains.

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    The professionalism was good, the kindness and understanding great also.

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    My dr. had been exposed to COVID but had her practitioner hold up a phone for a video call. I liked her desire to talk to me about my problems.

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    I think she's very smart & nice but she didn't let me speak much & seemed to brush off some of my concerns. She also talks very fast & I think if I didn't have a medical background, I would not have understood her.
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      Felt rushed. Only saw doctor briefly. Dr didn't introduce herself & said it was good seeing me again. I had never met her.
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      No complaints on this first visit.
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      *Dr. Ellison is very informative and always makes sure we understand everything going on with my mom's health. Wish there were more who spend so much time with you and ensure great care.
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      Excellent
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      Fine
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      The only confusion was that it hadn't been clear that the appt was a surgical consult rather than the actual biopsy.
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      My doctor, Dr. Ellison, was attentive. But to be honest she seemed very rushed. When we first met she brought in a printed brochure about the cryo-ablation procedure and handed it to me first thing, without explaining what was going on with my heart. She said, "We are very successful with this procedure" but did not say what that procedure was, nor what my issues are, and with no explanation why she was quickly recommending that I immediately consider an invasive surgical procedure. It was a little alarming. I don't know if she assumed that I already understood what was happening to me, or if because I am a college professor she assumed that I understand more than I do. But I had to slow things down a bit and ask more questions, because Dr. Ellison jumped way ahead to the presumed treatment. It was as if, having read my file, she already knew what she wanted to do, and she didn't feel the need to explain much to me at the start. So when she did ask what I wanted to do, I explicitly said that I wanted to slow down and do a "full work-up" with more information so we can proceed with all the necessary information. Please understand that I do not doubt the doctor: it appears that this procedure will be what I need. But I would have greatly appreciated more context and information when presented with this line of care.