• Medical College of Virginia
  • Residency:  Medical University of South Carolina
  • Fellowship:  Medical University of South Carolina

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics

Fellowships, Honors and Awards

  • Fellow of the Year, Pediatric Cardiology (as selected by the nursing staff), 2006.
  • Oral Presentation Winner, American College of Physicians, S.C. Chapter 2003.
  • American Cancer Society Summer Oncology Fellowship, 1998.
  • Québec Ministry of Education, Fellowship for Scientific Excellence, 1995-6.
  • Smithsonian Short-Term Fellowship, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, 1995.
  • Cannon Memorial Prize, Princeton University, 1994. (best senior biology thesis)
  • Sigma Xi Grant-in-Aid of Research, 1993.

Professional Affiliations

  • American College of Cardiology
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American College of Physicians


Ellis, Alexander, Denise Mulvihill, Scott Bradley, and Anthony Hlavacek. Utility of Computed Tomographic Angiography in the Preoperative Planning for Congenital Heart Surgery. Submitted to Annals of Thoracic Surgery.

Tsai, Felix W., Alexander R. Ellis, and Scott M. Bradley. Giant Aortic Pseudoaneurysm:  an unusual complication following supravalvar aortic stenosis repair in a patient with Williams syndrome. Submitted to JTCVS.

Ellis, Alexander, Anthony Hlavacek, Varsha Bandisode and Jeremy Ringewald. 2006. Transcatheter Device Occlusion of Multiple Large Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformations in a Symptomatic Pediatric Patient. Congenital Heart Disease. 1: 327-331.

Ellis, Alexander, Varsha Bandisode, and Jeremy Ringewald. 2006. Occurrence and Type of Interventions in Adult Patients with dTGA Following an Atrial Switch Procedure (Abstract PP-103). Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions. 68(3), p. 498.

Ellis, Alexander and David Fairbrother. 2006. A Tangled Affair: Pacemaker malfunction and syncope in a child due to Twiddler’s Syndrome. Cardiol Young. 2007 17(2):220-2.

Ellis, Alexander, Scott Bradley, and Andrew Atz. 2006. In prep. The Effect of Prostaglandin E1 on the Perioperative Course of Newborns undergoing the Arterial Switch Operation. To be submitted to Pediatric Cardiology.

Ellis, Alexander, Stephen Hubbell, and Catherine Potvin. 2000. In situ field measurements of photosynthetic rates of tropical tree species: a test of the functional group hypothesis. Canadian Journal of Botany 78: 1336-1347.

Ellis, Alexander and M. Deane Bowers. 1998. Effects of hostplant species and artificial diet on the growth of Buckeye (Junonia coenia) and Painted Lady (Vanessa cardui) caterpillars (NYMPHALADIAE). J. Lepid. Soc. 52:1, 73-83.

Ellis, Alexander and Catherine Potvin. 1996. Global Change and Tropical Forests. Inside CTFS: Journal of the Center for Tropical Forest Studies at the Smithsonian Institution. Summer 1996, pp 2-4.


Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
Eastern Virginia Medical School

Division of Cardiology
Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters
601 Children's Lane
Norfolk, VA 23507
Phone: (757) 668-7214
Fax: (757) 668-8225