Charles Ellis, MD

As a leading provider of psychopharmacology and addiction medicine, Dr. Ellis is board certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine and offers more than 30 years of experience as a psychiatrist. He is committed to providing superior and compassionate care. After receiving an M.D. from the University of Utah, he finished his residency in psychiatry at the University of Minnesota, followed by a fellowship in transcultural psychiatry at the University of Oklahoma. He has held the special DEA licensure to prescribe buprenorphine for the treatment of opiate addiction since 2007, which he currently holds. He is a specialist in the treatment of traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) and has worked extensively with the veteran and active military populations. In 2014 he was selected by the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Association (SAMHSA) to participate in a panel of his national peers to discuss the growing opioid crisis and help effect change and, ultimately, legislation. He has been awarded the “Best of Helena” Award in the category of Doctor for the years of 2018, 2019, and 2020. Earlier, in 2000, he was the recipient of the National Association of the Mentally Ill (NAMI) Award in Alaska for compassion and excellence.