Curriculum Vitae

John W. Ellis, M.D.

 

 

SUMMARY:  August 13, 2010

Occupational, Environmental and Legal Medicine practice in Oklahoma City, OK

 

Clinical Associate Professor, University of Oklahoma School of Medicine. Dr. Ellis teaches Legal Medicine and Impairment Ratings to Physicians, Medical  Residents,  Medical Students, Lawyers, Union Representatives, and to Insurance and Business Personnel.  Dr. Ellis lectures nationwide to various medical and legal groups.

 

Board Certifications:

     American Board of Family Medicine
     American Board of Environmental Medicine

     

Fellowships:

      American College of Family Physicians
      American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine

Professional Certifications:
    American Board of Disability Analysts: Analyst & Fellow
    American Board of Forensic Examiners: Diplomate, Board Certified
    American Board of Forensic Medicine: Diplomate, Board Certified
    American College of Forensic Examiners: Fellow
    American College of Forensic Examiners: Fellow
    American College of Legal Medicine: Associate

 

Reviewing Editor, American Medical Association’s, Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, 4th ed.

Certified by the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners for the AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, 5th and 6th Editions.

 

First President of the Oklahoma Certified Workplace Medical Plan Quality Association.

 

Past President Oklahoma College of Occupational & Environmental Medicine

 

Founder & Lecturer:  Federal Workers’ Compensation & Federal Disability Retirement Seminars.  Nationwide seminars for employees, unions, management, attorneys and medical providers.

 

DETAILED CURRICULUM VITAE:  John W. Ellis, M.D.

Born: December 12, 1941, Lima, Ohio.  Wife: Sue, Married 8/25/63.

Oklahoma State Medical License #9024 - 6/11/1969

 

Education

BS Degree Zoology, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK •  5/24/1964

MD Degree, University of Oklahoma Medical School, Oklahoma City, OK • 6/9/1968

Rotating Internship, St. Anthony Hospital, Oklahoma City, OK • 7/1/68-6/30/1969

Basic Army Medical Officer Training School, Ft. Sam Houston, TX • 10/1/1969

United States Army Aviation Flight Surgeon Training, Ft. Rucker, AL • 11/21/1969

Internal Medicine Residency, Madigan General Hospital, Ft. Lewis, WA • 9/1/70-4/30/1971

Occupational Medicine Residency, Department of Preventive Medicine,

Medical College of Wisconsin, OM201 Epidemiology, OM 204 Biostatistics • Fall/Winter 1986

Basic Curriculum Occupational Medicine American College of Occupational & Environmental Medicine•1987-1989

Analysis of Low Speed Collisions, Postgraduate Course, Texas A&M University,

Texas Engineering, Law Enforcement & Security Training Division (40 hours) • 8/27/1999

 

Educational Achievements

Oklahoma State Board of Medical Examiners • 1966 & 1969

Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners • 7/1/1969

Diplomate (Board Certified), American Academy of Family Practice • 1978, 1985, 1990, 1998, 2005

Diplomate (Board Certified), American Board of Environmental Medicine • 2/21/1990

Diplomate (Board Certified), American Board of Forensic Examiners • 5/5/1995

Diplomate (Board Certified), American Board of Forensic Medicine • 4/1/1996

Diplomate (Board Certified), American Board of Disability Analysts • 1999

Diplomate (Board Certified), American Board of Independent Medical Examiners • 10/1/2000

Fellow, American Academy of Family Physicians • 10/1979

Fellow, American College of Occupational & Environmental Medicine • 4/28/1988

Fellow, American College of Forensic Examiners • 3/1998

Fellow, American Board of Disability Analysts • 1999

American Medical Association Physician Recognition Award • Current

American Academy of Family Physicians Continuing Education • Current

ACLS Provider Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Cleveland Area Hospital, Hillcrest Hospital, Tulsa, OK • 8/30/06

ACLS Provider Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Mercy Health Center, Oklahoma City, OK • 9/22-24/06

 

Experience

Intern, St. Anthony Hospital, Oklahoma City, OK • 1969

Flight Surgeon, Viet Nam and Ft. Lewis WA • 1970 & 1972

Internal Medicine Resident, Madigan General Hospital, Ft. Lewis, WA • 1970-1971

Family Practice, Pauls Valley, OK  • 1972-1979

Emergency Room Physician, Midwest City, Presbyterian, South Community Hospitals • 1979-1980

Family Practice, Oklahoma City, OK • 1979-1983

Occupational, Environmental & Legal Medicine Practice, Oklahoma City, OK •1983-Current

 

Organizations

American Academy of Environmental Medicine

American Academy of Family Physicians

American College of Legal Medicine

American College of Occupational & Environmental Medicine

American Medical Association

American Society of Law and Medicine

Federal Workers’ Compensation Society

Mercy Clinical Society

Oklahoma Academy of Family Physicians

Oklahoma City Clinical Society

Oklahoma College of Occupational & Environmental Medicine

Oklahoma County Medical Society

Oklahoma State Medical Association

 

Professional Activities

Pauls Valley General Hospital, Active Staff • 1972-1979

Doctors General Hospital, Active Staff • 1980-1989

Doctor's General Hospital,  Director, Physical Therapy Department • 1980-1984

Doctor's General Hospital, Chief of Family Practice Department • 1982

Doctor's General Hospital, Board of Directors • 1980-1984

Mercy Hospital Family Medicine/Occupational Medicine,  Active Staff • 9/1/87-6/17/03

Mercy Hospital Family Medicine Department, Credentials Committee • 1994-1999

Mercy Hospital Family Medicine/Occupational Medicine, Consulting Staff • 6/17/03-Current

Oklahoma College of Occupational & Environmental Medicine, Director • 1990-1993

American Board of Environmental Medicine, Examiner • 1990-1997

American College  Occupational & Environmental Medicine, Ad Hoc Committee Workers' Comp Reform • 1992

Oklahoma Governor's Committee on Workers' Compensation Cost Containment • 1992

American Board of Environmental Medicine, Executive Director • 1993-1994

Oklahoma County Medical Society, Bylaws Committee • 1993

Oklahoma County Medical Society, Public Relations Committee • 1999-2002

Oklahoma County Medical Society, Quality Care Committee • 1994-Current

Certified Workplace Medical Plan Quality Assurance Committee • 1996-1998

Medical Director, PROklahoma Care, Inc. Certified Workplace Medical Plan • 1996-1999

Oklahoma Certified Workplace Medical Plan Quality Association, Organizer & First President • 1996-1997

Oklahoma Workers' Compensation Court, Independent Medical Examiner • 1997-Current

Oklahoma State Medical Association, Council on Medical Services • 2003-Current

Oklahoma College of Occupational & Environmental Medicine, Secretary/Treasurer • 2004

Oklahoma College of Occupational & Environmental Medicine, Vice President • 2004-2005

Oklahoma College of Occupational & Environmental Medicine, President-Elect • 2005-2006

Oklahoma College of Occupational & Environmental Medicine, President • 2006-2007

Oklahoma College of Occupational & Environmental Medicine, Past President • 2007-Current

Oklahoma State Medical Association, Rep to Oklahoma Governor’s Workers’ Comp Reform Committee • 2005

 

Teaching

Preceptor, University of Oklahoma School of Medicine, Oklahoma City, OK • 1972-Current

Preceptor, Oral Roberts University School of Medicine, Tulsa, OK • 1981-1982

Teacher Recognition Award,  American Academy of Family Practice • 1981

Preceptor Medical Students, University Oklahoma School of Medicine • 1991-Current

Clinical Professor of Legal Medicine, University of Oklahoma School of Medicine • 1992-1999

Clinical Associate Professor of Legal medicine, University of Oklahoma School of Medicine • 1999-Current

Clinical Instructor for Physician Associates, Univ. Oklahoma College of Medicine • 1999-Current

 Speaker, "Medical Evaluations-Use of AMA Guidelines", Oklahoma City School of Law • 1986-1987

Speaker, "Impairment Evaluation and Reporting", Oklahoma State Medical Association • 1987

Speaker, "Use of 1988 AMA Guides", Mercy Clinical Society, Seminar Organizer/Speaker •1989

Speaker, "Disability Evaluations", Mercy Clinical Society, Oklahoma City, OK  • 1991

Excellence in Teaching Award, Residents Occupational Medicine, Univ. Oklahoma College Medicine • 1991

Speaker, "Impairment Ratings",  Occupational & Environmental Medicine, Univ.Oklahoma College Medicine •1992

Speaker, "Workers' Compensation in Oklahoma", Occupational & Environmental Medicine, Univ.Oklahoma College of Medicine • 1992

Speaker, "Workers' Compensation", EPOCH-Envi Workshop, National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health,  Agency for Toxic Substance and Disease Registry• 1992

Speaker, "Use of New 4th Edition AMA Guides", Oklahoma Bar Association and Mercy Clinical Society • 1994

Speaker, Oklahoma Workers' Compensation Court Independent Medical Examiner Seminar • 1997

Speaker, Occupational & Environmental Medicine Seminar, Univ. Oklahoma College of Medicine • 1997

Speaker, Medicine Conference, Work Comp Fraud, Mercy Health Center • 2001

Speaker, Medical-Legal Issues in Environmental Medicine, Instructional Course, American Academy Environmental Medicine, Colorado Springs, CO • 2001

Speaker, Medical-Legal Issues in Environmental Medicine, Instructional Course, American Academy Environmental Medicine, St. Louis, MO • 2002

Speaker, Medical-Legal Issues in Environmental Medicine, Instructional Course, American Academy Environmental Medicine, Plano, TX • 2003

Speaker, Medical Aspects of Workers’ Compensation, Lorman Education Service • 2002 & 2003

Instructor. CAOHC Council for Accreditation of Occupational Hearing Conservation • 2002-2005

Organizer & Speaker, Federal Workers’ Compensation Seminar, Oklahoma City, OK • 2004

Speaker, Medical-Legal Issues in Environmental Medicine, Instructional Course, American Academy Environmental Medicine, Kansas City, MO • 2004

Speaker, Use of AMA Guides, 2004 Workers’ Compensation Institute, Arkansas Bar Association, Little Rock, AR • 2004

Speaker, Oklahoma Academy of Family Physicians Annual Scientific Meeting, Federal Workers’ Compensation Organizer & Speaker, Federal Workers’ Compensation Seminar, Dallas, TX • 2004

Organizer & Speaker, AFGE American Federation of Government Employees, Federal Workers’ Compensation Seminar St. Louis, MO • 2005

Speaker, AFGE American Federation of Government Employees, Federal Workers’ Compensation Seminar, Washington DE • 2007

Lecture, University Oklahoma School of Medicine, Family Practice Residency, Medical Aspects of Oklahoma Workers' Compensation, Lawton, OK • 2009

Organizer & Speaker, Federal Workers’ Compensation Seminar, Oklahoma City, OK • May 14, 2010

 

Publications

1. Ellis J: "The Physician and Worker's Compensation in the State of Oklahoma,"

    Oklahoma State Medical Journal, 79:4, pp 237-240, April 1986.

2. Harsha W, Ellis J: "Myofascial Pain," Audio Cassette;

    Medical Portfolio for Orthopedic Surgeons, Vol.2, No.3, 1983.

3. Ellis, J: "You Know When You Hurt! Dr. Ellis Talks to Patients about Workers'

    Compensation and Personal Injury", Audio Cassette, May 5, 1990.

4. Ellis, John W., Review Editor, American Medical Association's. Guides to the Evaluation

    of Permanent Impairment, 4th edition, June 1993

5. Ellis, John W., “Analogies to Assist in Understanding Bodily Injuries due to Motor Vehicle Collisions”,

    Disability Analyst, American Board of Disability Analysts, Fall 2000

6. Ellis, John W., “Medicine and Federal Workers’ Compensation”,

    Federal Workers’ Compensation Seminar Manual, Ellis Clinic Educational Services, 1/14/04, 12/3/04

 

Other Endeavors

Teacher, Metro School of Theology • 1979-1980

Ergonomic and OSHA Compliance Seminars for Business • 1990-1991

 

Federal Workers’ Compensation • Federal Disability Retirement  Seminars • 2004 - Current

Organizer, Editor and Lecturer: Seminars for attorneys, union representatives, physicians, medical providers, billing staffs, federal employees and supervisors.

 

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