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Name:  Charles R. Ellington, MD, JD

Medical Specialty / Area of Practice:  Family Medicine

Hometown:  Decatur

Office Held:  District 7 Trustee

Term:  2016 - 2019

Biographical Information:

Dr. Ellington earned a combined medicine-law degree in the dual degree program at SIU School of Medicine and School of Law, following a bachelor's degree from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He completed a three-year family practice residency at SIU Family Physicians in Decatur in 2000, followed by a one-year health policy fellowship at Georgetown University School of Medicine in 2005.  He currently serves as Assistant Director of the SIU School of Medicine - Decatur Family Medicine program. 

Professional Involvement:

In addition to his service on the ISMS Board, Dr. Ellington is a member of the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Academy of Legal Medicine, the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, the Illinois Academy of Family Physicians. 


Charles Ellington, MD, JD


District 7

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