This blog was created by Dr. Ellis Johns as a way to share information and give back to the online community that has already given him so much. Dr. Johns graduated from Duke University’s school of medicine and is a board certified family doctor who does everything from obstetrics to end-of-life care. Additionally, Dr. Johns teaches as a clinical professor for VCU and works as a software engineer/data scientist for Health systems like Duke and Valley Health. He has also built applications for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, North Carolina Medicaid Services (aka. CCNC), and Commonwealth Computing Research Inc (CCRi). He has greater than 15 years of java and .Net application development experience. His doctorate is in medicine, but he also has degrees in chemical engineering (UMCP) and computer/information science (UNC). Dr. Johns trained as a IRTA fellow in the NIH’s National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (LKEM) as well as Duke Medicine’s Informatics Division. He completed his residency at VCU’s Shenandoah Valley Family Practice Program. His special interests are sports medicine, cycling, 3D printing, network engineering and outdoor family activities.

2 Responses to About

  1. Susan Wicker says:

    Hey Dr. Ellis,
    When you begin your job search to find employment in 2014, please check with me to see if we have any available Family Medicine opportunites. We are located in Oxford, NC…about 30 minutes northeast of Duke (and about 1 hour from UNC).

    Susan Wicker
    Director, Physician Recruitment
    Granville Health System
    Oxford, NC 27565

  2. Hello Dr. Johns,

    I am a family doc in Winchester. I started Winchester Family Practice in 10/2002. We have grown significantly since then and we have a solid reputation within the community. If you have not already committed to a job after completion of your residency, I would appreciate the opportunity to meet with you. You can contact me via email or phone (540) xxx xxxx.

    Shyama Rosenfeld, M.D.

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