The Doctor

Keven M. Ellis, DCfamily 201

Dr. Ellis was first introduced to Chiropractic when he was 7 years old. At that time his mother began her chiropractic education at Texas Chiropractic College. From that point on, chiropractic became a part of his life. It was during his freshman year of college that he decided, working behind a desk in the “business world”, was not for him. Shortly thereafter he completed his pre-medical requirement and was enrolled at Texas Chiropractic College. After graduating from chiropractic college, Dr. Ellis became an associate doctor with Dr. Mark J. Davis in Clear Lake, TX. Coincidentally, this was the same doctor that his mother first associated with following her completion of chiropractic college.

Dr. Ellis has been married to Shelli Cox Ellis for over 22 years and they have three children, twins Kati and Jacob and son, John. They moved to Lufkin in 1998 and have enjoyed becoming a part of Lufkin, actively becoming involved in the community and their church.

Education

1995 – Texas Chiropractic College (Doctor of Chiropractic - Cum Laude)

  • Omega Psi Honor Society Texas Chiropractic College (1994-95)
  • Who's Who among American College Students (1995)
  • Student American Chiropractic Association, Chapter Secretary (1994-95)
  • Student Body Association, Treasurer (1993-95)
  • National Dean's List (1992-95)

1992 – Western Washington University (Pre-med Undergraduate Studies)

Experience

  • 1998 to present: Private Practice in Lufkin, Texas.
  • 1997-1998: Chiropractic Director of multi-disciplinary practice that included MDs and PTs.
  • 1995-1997: Group practice with Mark J. Davis, DC in Clear Lake, Texas.
  • 1995: Internship with Dr. David J. MacDougall, Professor of Neurosurgery, UT Health Science Center in Houston, TX.

Hobbies

  • Spending time with our three children
  • Attending Texas A&M sporting events with our Aggie kids
  • Participating in Triathlons
  • Bass Fishing
  • Deer Hunting

Licensures & Certifications

  • 1995 - present: Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • 1995 - present: National Board of Chiropractic Examiners – Certified
  • 1995 - Omega Psi Honor Society
  • 1995 - present: Texas Chiropractic Association (in good standing)
  • 1995 - present: American Chiropractic Association (in good standing)
  • 1998 - American Red Cross – Protect Your Back Certified Instructor
  • 1998 - Impairment Rating Training (Wholeperson)
    • 2002: Impairment Rating Training (AADEP)
  • 2002 - Peer Review Certification (60 hours)
  • 2004 - present: Texas Workers Compensation Commission Designated Doctor
    • 2004: American Academy of Disability and Evaluations Physicians
    • 2006: American Academy of Disability and Evaluations Physicians
    • 2007: Workers Compensation Training
  • 2009 - The Commercial Driver Medical Examination
  • 2011 - Performing the DOT Physical Examination for the NRCME

Community Activities

  • 1998 - present: Active member - Lufkin Host Lions Club
    • 2001 - 2002: President, Z&OO Railroad
    • 2004 - 2013: Director, Angelina County Benefit Rodeo Board
    • 2009 - 2014: Executive Board Member, Lufkin Host Lions Club
    • 2012 - 2013: President, Lufkin Host Lions Club
  • 1998 - 2009: Active member - First United Pentecostal Church
    • 1999 - 2009: Senior Bible Quiz Coach
  • 1998 - 2010: Active member - Angelina County Chamber of Commerce
    • 1999 - 2000: Chairman, Small Business Council
  • 2008 - 2010: Member, Lufkin ISD Task Force
  • 2008 - 2012: Member, Lufkin ISD Tri-Ethnic Commitee
  • 2009 - present: Active member - Eastview United Pentecostal Church
    • 2010 - present: College and Career teacher
    • 2012 - 2014: Chairman, Family Life Center Building Committee
  • 2013 - 2014: Member, Lufkin ISD School Board of Trustees
  • 2013 - present: Member, Lufkin ISD Education Foundation
  • 2015 - present: President, Lufkin ISD School Board

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