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Thomas Ellis, M.D.

Dr. Thomas J. Ellis’ practice focuses exclusively on hip pain in the young adult (<65 years old, and he has developed expertise in the treatment of hip labral tears, femoroacetabular impingement (FAI), trochanteric bursitis, hip dysplasia, and hip arthritis. Dr. Ellis has performed over 2000 hip arthroscopies for FAI, 300 periacetabular osteotomies for hip dysplasia, and 1,000 anterior hip replacements. His patient referrals come from Ohio, Indiana, West Virginia, Kentucky and Michigan and he is recognized as a national expert in the treatment of hip conditions.

His team includes a physician assistant, physical therapist, and sports psychologist, providing an integrated care approach for the patient. The physical therapist is a national leader in hip rehabilitation who has taught nationally/internationally and published on the subject. The team works closely with the patient’s local physical therapist to ensure the best outcome.

Dr. Ellis has received numerous professional awards and is ranked among the top orthopedic surgeons in the country, consistently being voted to the prestigious America’s Best Doctors® lists by his peers. 

Dr. Ellis has an active research program. He is a member of the Multicenter Arthroscopy Study of the Hip (MASH) group, which is focused on the treatment of hip disorders. As part of his research, all surgical patients are asked to participate in an outcomes research database. This database will collect preoperative and postoperative outcome data with the goal to improve our understanding of various hip conditions.

Dr. Ellis welcomes patients seeking second opinions and will perform medical record/films reviews. Please contact his office directly at 614-827-8545 for additional information regarding record review. He is experienced in revision hip arthroscopy, including labral reconstruction and capsular management, and treatment of patients with hypermobility disorders.

Dr. Ellis obtained his undergraduate degree from Stanford University and his medical degree from Vanderbilt University. He subsequently completed his orthopedic residency at Texas A&M University. In addition, he has completed fellowship training in total joint arthroplasty and orthopedic trauma.

He enjoys many other activities outside of orthopedic surgery, including spending time with his wife and three children, hunting, fishing and watersports.

For a more detailed review of the conditions and procedures that Dr. Ellis treats, you may click here to visit his personal website. You may also click here to view a copy of his full CV.


Related Patient Stories

  • Anonymous

    My daughter, who was 14 at the time, was having hip pain during volleyball season in the fall of 2019. After volleyball, she was in extreme pain and it was making her life difficult.  We took her to a doctor who sa... Read More
  • Dorothy

    I had seen two surgeons prior to Dr. Ellis. I hadn’t felt comfortable with either one. My physical therapist recommended that I have a consult with  Dr. Ellis, as he had seen his work through other patients.&nb... Read More
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More About Dr. Ellis

  • Ohio Orthopedic Surgery Institute
  • Dublin Methodist Hospital
  • Mount Carmel New Albany Surgical Hospital
  • Grove City Surgery Center
Undergraduate Degree:
Stanford University
Medical Degree:
Vanderbilt University
Orthopedic Residency:
Texas A&M University
AO Trauma Fellowship:
John Border Memorial, Bern/CH, Hannover/GER
Orthopaedic Trauma, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN
Total Joint Arthoplasty, Anderson Orthopaedic Research Institute, Alexandria, VA.
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