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Julie Ellner, MD

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Dr. Julie Ellner, MD


5555 Reservoir Dr
Ste 203
San Diego, CA 92120
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  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Surgery


Dr. Julie Ellner dedicates her entire practice to bariatric surgery. She has been certified by the American Society of Bariatric Surgery as a Center of Excellence bariatric surgeon.

She trained at the University of Iowa, under the grandfather of bariatric surgery, Dr. Edward Mason, who performed the very first gastric bypass in the 1960s. Following residency training, she joined the practice that pioneered the laparoscopic technique to perform the gastric bypass.

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Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery, Surgery, 2003

Medical Education

  • Tufts University School of Medicine, MD, 1993


  • University of Iowa Hospital & Clinics, General Surgery


  • Alvarado Surgical Associates, Bariatric Surgery, 2000
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