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Leslie Renee Ellis, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Leslie Renee Ellis, M.D.

Associate Professor,


Clinical Specialties

Acute and Chronic Leukemia, Chronic Leukemias

Contact Information

New Patient Appointments: 336-716-WAKE
Returning Patient Appointments: 336-713-5440
Department: 336-716-4464

Email: lrellis@wakehealth.edu

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Education & Training

  • M.D., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill , 2000
  • B.S., Duke University , 1991
  • Internship, Internal Medicine, Univ Hosp (U Of Michigan), 2001
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, U Michigan Affil Hosps, 2003
  • Fellowship, Hematology And Oncology, Cornell University, 2006

NPI Number

  • 1790861128
Leslie Renee Ellis, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Leslie Renee Ellis, M.D.

Associate Professor, Hematology & Oncology
Comprehensive Cancer Center
Office of Women in Medicine and Science

Research Interests

cancer/oncogenesis, drugs/therapeutic agents pharm

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-4759 | Department: 336-716-4464

Email: lrellis@wakehealth.edu

Recent Publications

Tawfik B, Sliesoraitis S, Lyerly S, Klepin HD, Lawrence J, Isom S, Ellis LR, Manuel M, Dralle S, Berenzon D, Powell BL, Pardee T. Efficacy of the hypomethylating agents as frontline, salvage, or consolidation therapy in adults with acute myeloid leukemia (AML). Ann Hematol. 2014;93(1):47-55.

Klepin HD, Geiger AM, Tooze JA, Kritchevsky SB, Williamson JD, Pardee TS, Ellis LR, Powell BL. Geriatric assessment predicts survival for older adults receiving induction chemotherapy for acute myelogenous leukemia. Blood. 2013;121(21):4287-4294.

Drafts BC, Twomley KM, D'Agostino R Jr, Lawrence J, Avis N, Ellis LR, Thohan V, Jordan J, Melin SA, Torti FM, Little WC, Hamilton CA, Hundley WG. Low to moderate dose anthracycline-based chemotherapy is associated with early noninvasive imaging evidence of subclinical cardiovascular disease. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2013;6(8):877-885.

Bailey J, Currin D, Ellis L, Hite RD. Integrating the caregiver perspective: an interprofessional opportunity [commentary]. Med Educ. 2013;47(11):1137-1138.

Manny JS, Ellis LR. Acute myeloid leukemia with Charcot-Leyden crystals. Blood. 2012;120(3):503.

Klepin HD, Geiger AM, Tooze JA, Kritchevsky SB, Williamson JD, Ellis LR, Levitan D, Pardee TS, Isom S, Powell BL. The feasibility of inpatient geriatric assessment for older adults receiving induction chemotherapy for acute myelogenous leukemia. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2011;59(10):1837-1846.

Chiou V, Tiegs J, Isom S, Pettenati MJ, Lyerly S, Ellis LR, Pardee T, Dmitriy B, Powell BL, Levitan DA. A single institution analysis of incidence of recurrent chromosomal abnormalities in adult ALL patients according to race, gender, and age [abstract]. Blood. 2011;118(21):4869.

Chaosuwannakit N, D'Agostino R Jr, Hamilton CA, Lane KS, Ntim WO, Lawrence J, Melin SA, Ellis LR, Torti FM, Little WC, Hundley WG. Aortic stiffness increases upon receipt of anthracycline chemotherapy. J Clin Oncol. 2010;28(1):166-172.

Klepin HD, Tooze JA, Geiger AM, Kritchevsky S, Williamson J, Ellis LR, Levitan D, Pardee T, Isom S, Powell BL. Geriatric assessment predicts overall survival among older adults receiving induction chemotherapy for acute myelogenous leukemia [abstract]. Blood. 2010;116(21):653-654.

Twomley K, D'Agostino R Jr, Lawrence J, Melin S, Ellis LR, Stacey B, Hamilton CA, Torti F, Little W, Hundley W. Early and persistent evidence of subclinical cardiovascular injury after receipt of anthracycline chemotherapy [abstract]. Circulation. 2010;122(21 Suppl):A12766.

Klepin HD, Ellis LR, Levitan D, Powell BL. Feasibility of inpatient geriatric assessment for older adults with acute myelogenous leukemia [abstract]. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2009;57(Suppl 1):S155.

Chaosuwannakit N, D'Agostino R Jr, Hamilton CA, Lane KS, Ntim WO, Lawrence J, Melin SA, Ellis LR, Torti FM, Little WC, Hundley WG. Subclinical cardiovascular toxicity of anthracyclines identified with cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging [abstract]. Circulation. 2009;120(18 Suppl):S299.

Klepin HD, Geiger AM, Williamson J, Kritchevsky S, Tooze JA, Ellis LR, Levitan D, Isom S, Powell BL. Inpatient geriatric assessment detects impairment among older adults receiving induction chemotherapy for acute myelogenous leukemia [abstract]. Blood. 2009;114(22):570-571.

Powell B, D'Agostino R Jr, Levitan D, Ellis LR, Lyerly S, Skiles M, Manuel M, Harrelson R, Kimbrough C, Hurd DD. High dose cytarabine and clofarabine (HiDAC-->CLOF) in relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia, a phase 2 trial [abstract]. Blood. 2008;112(11):676.

All Publications

For a listing of recent publications, refer to PubMed, a service provided by the National Library of Medicine.

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Associate Professor, Hematology & Oncology

Clinical Specialties

Acute and Chronic Leukemia, Chronic Leukemias

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