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Matthew D. Ellison, MD

Matthew D. Ellison, MD
Specialties:
Otolaryngology

Practice:
Duke Otolaryngology of Raleigh
3480 Wake Forest Road
Suite 404
Raleigh, NC 27609
Phone: (919) 862-5730
Fax: (919) 684-8583

Education:
MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 1994

Residency:
Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, 1999

Research:
Refinement of sleep apnea surgery, including non-destructive surgical methods.

Developing clinic trial to compare standard subcutaneous immunotherapy (SCIT) to sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT)
Using SLIT therapy in young children to prevent development of asthma.

Board Certification:
American Board of Otolaryngology

Clinical Interests:
Surgical treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (UPPP, tongue-base suspension and hyoid suspension, pillar palatoplasty, turbinate reduction) in adults and children; allergy care, including skin testing and immunotherapy (subcutaneous injections and sublingual drops) in adults and children; medical care of chronic sinus problems, including endoscopic diagnosis and nebulization topical therapy; surgical care of chronic sinus problems (recurrent infections, polyps, turbinate hypertrophy), including less invasive and safer techniques such as CT-guided endoscopic sinus surgery, balloon sinuplasty and turbinoplasty; care of children with ear, nose, and throat problems, such as enlarged tonsils and/or adenoids, hearing loss, ear infections, and neck masses; surgical treatment of skin cancers of the neck, face, and head; evaluation and treatment of head and neck masses and cancers