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Dr. Patrick M. Ellison

Dr. Patrick M. Ellison

Hospital Affiliations

Queens Medical Center

Professional Biography

Dr. Patrick M. Ellison, a native of Eugene, Oregon, graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Organic and Biochemistry from the University of Oregon where he was elected to the National Chemistry Honor Society, Phi Lambda Upsilon. He received his medical doctorate from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, and was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha, the medical honor society. Dr. Ellison completed his resident training in dermatology at the San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium where he served as Chief Dermatology Resident. He was selected by his peers, faculty, and mentors for the prestigious Monte Lewis award, given to the resident that embodies the highest standards of professionalism, compassion, mentorship, and scholarship in the field of dermatology.

Dr. Ellison completed his fellowship training in Mohs Micrographic Surgery, Cutaneous Oncology and Facial Plastic Reconstruction at the University of Pittsburgh in 2013, under the direction of Dr. David G. Brodland and Dr. John A. Zitelli.

Following fellowship training, Dr. Ellison was appointed to the San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium as Director of Mohs Micrographic Surgery for the residency program and Consultant to the USAF Surgeon General for the field of Dermatology.

Dr. Ellison is board certified in dermatology, an associate of the American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology, and a Fellow in the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. He has authored several publications and was the principle investigator for a national multi-center study characterizing the use of Mohs surgery in the treatment of Melanoma. He has lectured at national dermatology and dermatologic surgery meetings. He most recently served on the Board of Directors for the Association of Military Dermatologists and continues as an active Member.

Dr. Ellison served as Chief of Dermatology at MacDill AFB Medical Clinic from 2006 to 2012. He also completed the USAF Aerospace Medicine Primary Course and served as a USAF Flight Surgeon for two years, deploying overseas with U2 detachments during Operation Southern Watch, Enduring Freedom, and Iraqi Freedom.

Dr. Ellison has completed three Iron Man triathlon events.

American College of Mohs Surgery membership status


American Society of Dermatologic Surgery


American Academy of Dermatology Membership status


American Board of Dermatology status

Board Certified

Medical School and Year of Graduation

Uniformed Service School of the Health Sciences, Bethesda Maryland, 2000

Residency Training

Internship, USAF David Grant Medical Center at Travis AFB, CA, 2000-2001
Dermatology, San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium, 2006

Heath Care Participation

Dr. Ellison participates with most Hawaii health care plans including HMOs, PPOs, VA, and TRICARE

Medicare Participation

Dr. Ellison participates in Medicare

CME Recognition Award Status


Professional Honors

Alpha Omega Alpha
Dermatology Consultant to the U.S. Air Force Surgeon General
Chief Resident and recipient, Monte Lewis Award for outstanding dermatology resident, 2006
Director, Mohs Micrographic Surgery, San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium
Member, Board of Directors, Association of Military Dermatologists