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Julie A. Ellner, MD



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Dr. Julie A. Ellner received her medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine in 1993. She later completed her General Surgery Residency at University of Iowa Hospital & Clinics.

Dr. Ellner specializes in Bariatric Surgery. She helps patients utilizing service like Gastric Bypass Surgery and many other weight management medical treatments. She has been certified by the American Society of Bariatric Surgery as a Center of Excellence bariatric surgeon. She was the first woman in the world to perform the laparoscopic gastric bypass, and performed the surgery on one of the surgeons who invented it. She has been a clinical instructor for Ethicon Endosurgery, teaching surgeons from across the globe how to perform this groundbreaking surgery.

Dr. Julie A. Ellner is certified by the American Board of Surgery in Surgery.

Practices at
Ellner Bariatric
Languages Spoken
  • › English
Board Certifications
  • › American Board of Surgery
Hospital Affiliations
  • › University of Iowa Hospital & Clinics, General Surgery
  • › Tufts University School of Medicine, MD, 1993
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2878 Camino Del Rio South
Ste 303
San Diego, CA, 92108

Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna
  • Arizona Foundation
  • Beech Street
  • Coventry / First Health
  • Fortified Provider Network
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Great-West Healthcare
  • Health Management Network, Inc.
  • Humana ChoiceCare
  • Interplan / HealthSmart
  • MultiPlan
  • Pacific Foundation for Medical Care
  • Pacific Health Alliance
  • Prime Health Services
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • Scripps Employee Medical Plan
  • Three Rivers
  • Aetna
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage
  • Alignment Health Medicare Advantage
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Anthem Blue Cross Medicare Advantage
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California Promise Medicare Advantage
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Health Net Medicare Advantage
  • Humana Healthcare Advantage
  • Scan Medicare Advantage
  • Scripps Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • United-AARP Medicare Advantage

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Contact Julie A. Ellner, MD for more assistance at (619) 286-7866.