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Dr. Thomas Ellison, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery*
2.9 (42)
Map Pin Small Murrells Inlet, SC
Accepting new patients
37 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Thomas Ellison, MD

Dr. Thomas Ellison, MD is an Orthopedic Spine Surgeon in Murrells Inlet, SC. They specialize in Orthopedic Spine Surgery, has 37 years of experience, and is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery. They graduated from Wake Forest University and is affiliated with Tidelands Waccamaw Community Hospital and Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital. Dr. Ellison, completed a residency at University of South Alabama. Patients rated Dr. Ellison an average 2.9 star rating.

Dr. Ellison works at Practice in Murrells Inlet, SC. They frequently treat conditions like Piriformis Syndrome, Spinal Stenosis and Cervical Stenosis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Ellison's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Tidelands Waccamaw Orthopaedics and Spine
    4040 Highway 17 Unit 101, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (843) 652-8160
  2. 2
    Tidelands Health Neurosciences
    4040 Highway 17 Unit 301, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (843) 652-8205

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Admitting Hospitals

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  • Tidelands Waccamaw Community Hospital
  • Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital

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Piriformis Syndrome
Spinal Stenosis
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Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Piriformis Syndrome
Spinal Stenosis
Cervical Stenosis
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Sciatica
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Spondylolisthesis
Back Pain
Broken Neck
Bursitis of Hip
Cervical Radiculopathy
Cervical Vertigo
Degenerative Disc Disease
Foot Fracture
Herniated Disc
Hip Tendinitis
Lumbar Compression Fracture
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbosacral Radiculopathy
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Posterior Tibial Tendonitis
Radiculopathy
Scoliosis
Spinal Cord Injury
Spine Deformities
Spondylitis
Thoracic Compression Fracture
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Upper Back Pain
Lumbar Fusion with Robotic Assist
Lumbar Spinal Fusion
Spinal Fusion
Adhesive Capsulitis Shoulder
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Ataxia
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Autoimmune Diseases
Bone Disorders
Bone Spur
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Bursitis
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Cancer
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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chondromalacia
Chordoma
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Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Coccygeal Pain
Coccyx Fracture
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Difficulty With Walking
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Femur Fracture
Foot Conditions
Fracture
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Gait Abnormality
Gout
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Hip Fracture
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Knee Ligament Tears
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lumbosacral Plexopathy
Lumbosacral Stenosis
Meniscus Tear
Miner's Knee
Myelopathy
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Pelvic Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Plantar Fasciitis
Polyneuropathy
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis of Hand
Sacral Fracture
Sacrum Disorders
Schmorl's Nodes
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Seropositive Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sever's Disease
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Spinal Osteophyte
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Sternum Fracture
Stress Fracture of Foot
Tarlov Cyst
Tenosynovitis
Tethered Cord Syndrome
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thoracic Stenosis
Torticollis
Wrist Sprain or Strain
Anterior Disc Decompression and Fusion
Bone Scan
Cervical Spinal Fusion
Dressing and Debridement of Wound or Infection
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Herniated Disc Surgery
Joint Fluid Test
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminoforaminotomy
Laminoplasty
Lumbar Microdiscectomy
McMurray's Test
Minimally Invasive Decompression for Spinal Stenosis
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Neuroplasty
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Spinal and Postural Screening
Spinal Cord Decompression
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spine Fracture Treatment
Steroid Injection
Trigger Point Injection
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    2.9
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    About Dr. Thomas Ellison, MD

    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 37 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1780630574
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Maryland Institute Of Emergency Medical Services Systems
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • University of South Alabama
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • Wake Forest University
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    Dr. Thomas Ellison, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Ellison is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Ellison has seen patients for Piriformis Syndrome, Spinal Stenosis and Cervical Stenosis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Ellison on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    42 patients have reviewed Dr. Ellison. The overall rating for this provider is 2.9. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Ellison.

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