Richard Scott Ellin, MD, FACP Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

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

General Specialties: Internal Medicine and Preventive Medicine

Specialty Focus: 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.

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

Years in Practice: 36

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 7

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.