Dr. Ellison earned her medical degree from Mercer University School of Medicine in Macon, GA. After completing her residency in obstetrics and gynecology, she was awarded a gynecologic oncology fellowship at Brown University / Women & Infants Hospital in Providence, RI. Dr. Ellison also holds a Master of Healthcare Administration from the University of Phoenix.
Prior to beginning private practice, Dr. Ellison completed U.S. Army Officer basic training and served from 2001 until 2003 as Assistant Chief, Division of Gynecologic Oncology at Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, TX and, from January to June 2003, she served as a general surgeon for the 10th Combat Support Hospital in Operation Iraqi Freedom. In 2006, Dr. Ellison was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, USAR.
Dedicated to clinical research, she has been published in several peer-reviewed journals, such as the New England Journal of Medicine. Her professional interests include minimally invasive management of gynecologic malignancies, radical pelvic surgery, robotic surgery for benign and malignant gynecologic surgery, hospice and palliative medicine.