Dr. Alexander Ellis

(757) 668-7214
Board Certifications

Adult Congenital Heart Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine

American Board of Pediatrics

Pediatric Cardiology


Medical School: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine

Residency: Medical University of South Carolina

Fellowship: Medical University of South Carolina


Dr. Ellis is one of only two Adult Congenital Heart Disease board-certified cardiologists in Hampton Roads, with practice partner Dr. Lopa Hartke being the other. There are currently fewer than 200 certified ACHD physicians in the country.

Prior to attending medical school, Dr. Ellis earned a bachelor's degree in ecology and evolutionary biology from Princeton University.

He also holds a masters of science in biology from McGill University in Montreal, Quebec.

Clinical Interests
Honors & Awards
  • Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Doc" 2018
  • Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Doc" 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Best Doctors in Hampton Roads, 2012 and 2013
  • Outstanding Subspecialty Faculty Teacher Award nominee, 2013
  • Fellow of the Year, Medical University of South Carolina, 2006
Community Involvement
  • Cub Scouts, assistant den leader
(757) 668-7214

The Language of Caring

Dr. Alexander Ellis took time to see things through Sarahjoy's eyes to understand her pain.

+Read More

More Than A Hospital