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Dr. William Ellis, MD, FACS

Ophthalmologist

Professional statement

**All zocdoc appointments MUST be confirmed by our Patient Services staff member.** Glaucoma and Diabetic injection patients will be seen in our San Jose location.** Stanford trained Dr. William Ellis has been a leader and innovator in the field of refractive surgery. Dr Ellis is a Lasik, Pterygium and Cataract specialist. He is one of California’s most experienced LASIK surgeons. Dr. William Ellis has performed over 68,000 procedures. His sevn convenient locations offer Saturday appointments. (San Francisco, San Jose, Walnut Creek, El Cerrito, Roseville, Corte Madera and Gilroy). Board Certified in Ophthalmology Dr. William Ellis, M.D., F.A.C.S. has dedicated his career to bringing innovative surgical techniques to the restoration of vision. He began his career by studying electrical engineering at the University of California Berkeley. He then attended medical school at Washington University in St. Louis, receiving his Doctorate of Medicine degree. Dr. Ellis was in residency at Stanford University Medical Center in the Department of Ophthalmology. Dr. Ellis has been certified as a sub-specialist in cataract, intraocular lens implantation and refractive surgery by the American Board of Eye Surgery. He studied radial keratotomy surgery with Professor Syvatslov Fyodorov in the Soviet Union. He has written three textbooks on Keratoplasty surgeries,in medical libraries around the world. Professor Fyodor, pioneered modern radial keratotomy, is a co-author of his last textbook published in 1991. In 1990, Dr. Ellis was honored to chair a panel on the surgical correction of astigmatism at the 26th International Congress of Ophthalmolog

In-network insurances

  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Shield of California

Specialties

  • Ophthalmologist

Practice names

Board certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology

Education and training

  • Medical School - Washington University, St. Louis, Doctor of Medicine
  • Stanford University, Residency in Ophthalmology
  • National Institutes of Health (Fellowship)
  • Duke University Medical Center, Internship in Surgery

Professional memberships

  • American College of Eye Surgeons
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology

Awards and publications

  • “Radial Keratotomy and Astigmatism Surgery”
  • “Keratotomy Surgery for Myopia, Hyperopia, and Astigmatism:
  • Named "Specialized Astigmatism Center" providing the first comprehensive LASIK treatment of Astigmatism in San Francisco Bay Area and Sacramento by Technolas Perfect Vistion GmbH (TPV)

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1619029352

Office locations

Ellis Eye & Laser Medical Center

111 Maiden Lane, Suite 700

San Francisco, CA 94108

Ellis Eye & Laser Medical Center

112 La Casa Via, Suite 360

Walnut Creek, CA 94598

Ellis Eye & Laser Medical Center

9360 No Name Uno, Suite 210

Gilroy, CA 95020

Ellis Eye & Laser Medical Center

6500 Fairmount Ave, Suite 2

El Cerrito, CA 94530

Ellis Eye & Laser Medical Center

700 Sunrise Ave., Suite A

Roseville, CA 95661

Ellis Eye & Laser Medical Center

100 Tamal Plaza, Suite 105

Corte Madera, CA 94925

Ellis Eye & Laser Medical Center

2211 Moorpark Ave., Suite 200

San Jose, CA 95128

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Fue muy buena la atención, muy amable y me gusta que digan la verdad, gracias a dios que existe gente que nos pueda ayudar asi.
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Very Good !!
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Excellent staff. Very nice and understanding.
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They were very friendly and quick with the appointment. They explained everything in detail. I love the atmosphere and I would definitely recommend this place!!
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like me the atencion and professionalism thanks very much
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like me the atencion and professionalism thanks very much
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Arrogant Doctor. Didn't say a single word to me throughout the entire process.
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