David A. Ellis, M.D., Nuclear Radiology and Body Cross-Sectional Imaging Specialist

Dr. Ellis, a native of Brockton, Massachusetts, graduated cum laude from Boston University. He received his M.D. degree from the University of Massachusetts School of Medicine in Worcester, Massachusetts. He is:

  • A holder of the Certificate of Special Competency in Nuclear Radiology from the American Board of Radiology and the American Board of Nuclear Medicine
  • An expert in nuclear radiology, positron emission tomography (PET), and imaging of the breast and abdomen
  • And a founding member of Albany Advanced Imaging

Following an internship and residency in pediatrics, Dr. Ellis completed his Diagnostic Radiology residency at the State University of New York Health Sciences Center in Syracuse. He then served a yearlong fellowship in nuclear radiology and abdominal imaging at SUNY Syracuse. Dr. Ellis is a Diplomate of the American Board of Radiology.

He was Assistant Professor of Radiology at SUNY Upstate Health Sciences Center in Syracuse, where he won the coveted E. Robert Heitzman Award for Teaching Excellence. He came to Albany in 1984 and joined the medical imaging staff of St. Peter's Hospital in 1991. Dr. Ellis has been recognized for his expertise in radiation safety, breast disease, thoracic and abdominal imaging. With his primary expertise in nuclear radiology, including Positron Emission Tomography (PET), he is in charge of our Nuclear Medicine service.

Dr. Ellis is a member of the American College of Radiology, New York State Radiologic Society, Society of Nuclear Medicine, Institute for Clinical PET, and Society of Breast Imaging. He and his family live in Valatie, New York, in Columbia County, where he oversees a working farm, and enjoys music and travel.