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Bruce E. Ellerin, MD

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Radiation Oncology
Cancer Care
Physician Group: 
UT Health East Texas Physicians
Practices At: 

UT Health East Texas HOPE Cancer Center - Athens - Radiation Center

1801 S. Palestine
Athens, TX 75751

Monday - Friday

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

UT Health East Texas HOPE Cancer Center - Tyler - Radiation Center

721 Clinic Dr.
Tyler, TX 75701

Monday - Friday

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Bruce E. Ellerin, JD, PhD, MD, is a board-certified radiation oncologist at the UT Health East Texas Cancer Institute who has experience in treating a wide variety of cancers. Accuracy and breadth of information are priorities for Dr. Ellerin. He believes in collecting all relevant data before deciding on a treatment plan. "The patient has to be comfortable with the plan and needs to know what factors led to its formulation. That is the only way things will work."

Dr. Ellerin finds the most rewarding part of his work to be "the possibility of seeing in real time the outcomes that improve the survival and quality of life of patients." 

Dr. Ellerin is employed as a clinical faculty physician at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler under the UT Tyler School of Medicine.

Board Certifications: 

American Board of Radiology, Board Certification


Clinical Assistant Professor: Radiation Oncology, New York University School of Medicine

Chief Resident: Department of Radiation Oncology, New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Doctor of Medicine: The Univeristy of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill

PhD in Government: Political Theory, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.

Doctor of Jurisprudence: Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Mass. 

Bachelor of Arts: Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. 


New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens, Outstanding Research Award