Richard Scott Ellin, MD, FACP Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact this Expert Witness

  • Additional States: Georgia
  • Phone: (770) 714-5634
  • Cell: (770) 714-5634
  • Fax: 828-787-2053

Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Internal Medicine and Preventive Medicine

Keywords/Search Terms:

Primary Care, Geriatric Medicine, Failure to Diagnose, Cardiovascular Disease, Hypertension, Anticoagulation, Diabetes, Lipid Disorders, Allergy and Asthma, Chronic Lung Disease, Preoperative Medical Evaluation, Preventive Medicine.


MD, Emory University School of Medicine; BA, Phi Beta Kappa, University of Pennsylvania

Years in Practice:


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Additional Information

Diplomate ABIM since 1985, with Maintenance of Certification current. In my 35+ years of clinical practice, I have treated thousands of patients presenting with the full breadth of primary care issues, including acute and chronic illness, preventive medicine and geriatric medicine. I also have extensive leadership experience, having served in numerous leadership roles at Kaiser Permanente in Atlanta. I was Chief of Medicine for 4 years and Lead Physician at 2 different medical offices for over 10 years. I was on the Board of Directors of The Southeast Permanente Medical Group for 28 years, and served as Chair for 15 months. Since 2010 I have served as the Assistant to the Medical Director for Primary Care Recruitment, and as such I have interviewed and hired hundreds of primary care physicians.