Charles Ellis, MD

Dr. Ellis graduated from the University of Utah School of Medicine and completed his residency in psychiatry at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, which included working with Southeast Asian refugees at a state-of-the-art clinic in Minneapolis where novel treatments were developed for psychiatric orders specifically related to PTSD .  He also completed a fellowship in transcultural psychiatry at the University of Oklahoma and is board certified in Addiction Medicine.  He is a specialist in traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) and has worked extensively throughout his career with patients suffering from TBIs.  He is an award-winning physician, recognized by not only the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) but also Indian Health Services (IHS), the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), and other organizations for his community contributions.  While in private practice in Montana, Dr. Ellis was awarded “Best of Helena” in the category of Doctor for his contribution to the community, even after his clinic closed, because his former patients kept voting for him as a strong advocate of the betterment of the programs and services for addicts and the mentally ill in the state of Montana.  Currently, Dr. Ellis works with Health Link Now, offering telemedicine services to patients in the state of Washington.