Dr. John Charles Ellyn MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. John Ellyn is an ophthalmologist in Charleston, South Carolina. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Bon Secours St. Francis Xavier Hospital and Roper Hospital. He received his medical degree from George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and has been in practice for 27 years. He is one of 14 doctors at Bon Secours St. Francis Xavier Hospital and one of 23 at Roper Hospital who specialize in Ophthalmology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: General Ophthalmology

Education & Medical Training

University of Tennessee
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1984 - 1986

Homewood Hospital Center - North Campus
Internship, Transitional Year, 1981 - 1982

George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Class of 1981

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified in Ophthalmology

SC State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

A persistency and economic analysis of latanoprost, bimatoprost, or beta-blockers in patients with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension.
Day, D.G., Schacknow, P.N., Sharpe, E.D., Ellyn, J.C., Kulze, J.C., Threlkeld, A.B., Jones, E.D., Brown, R.H., Jenkins, J.N., Stewart, W.C.

An economic analysis of switching to latanoprost from a beta-blocker or adding brimonidine or latanoprost to a beta-blocker in open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension.
Stewart, W. C., Leech, J., Sharpe, E. D., Kulze, J., Ellyn, J., Day, D. G.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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