Bryan D. Ellertson, MD


You might be surprised where you see Tanner Clinic pediatrician Dr. Bryan Ellertson. When he’s not in the office, you may see him on the stage performing Handel’s Messiah, or perhaps laying down a trombone solo.  Ellertson, who majored in Italian and Music at BYU, still finds time to sing and occasionally pick up his trombone.

“I don’t do it much,” he said. “My wife has the real talent in the family.”

Dr. Ellertson joins an expanding pediatrics staff at the Layton location and looks forward to providing excellent health care to Davis County residents.

A native of Provo via Pittsburgh, Dr. Ellertson completed his MD at Ohio State University and his residency at Riley Children’s Hospital at Indiana University in Indianapolis.  He comes to Tanner Clinic after two years at Utah Valley Pediatrics in Saratoga Springs, where he covered two Level II specialty NICU units.

Dr. Ellertson is board-certified in pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics. He has a special interest in patients with ADHD and autism spectrum disorders and other mental health issues.

“I feel like that’s a segment of the population that’s underserved,” he said.

He met his wife performing in an opera at BYU. The couple live in South Weber and have two sons.

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What Patients are saying about Dr. Ellertson

“My family thinks he is a great provider. We feel like he’s very knowledgeable. We do have a medical condition in our family that he had no knowledge of, but he looked it up and came familiar with it so that he could help us with it.” – Anonymous January 11, 2016

“He’s a knowledgeable provider who listened to our concerns, and provided us with good care.”-Anonymous January 11, 2016

“One of the nicest guys you will ever meet. Great addition” –Instagram user, January 5, 2016

“He’s a very, very, very caring doctor. He cares about my child. He generally cares about my well being. He cares about my concerns for my children.” – Anonymous December 2, 2015

“He is a fantastic doctor, he is easy to talk to and he makes going to the doctor easy, he is really good with kids, and he is really funny, I wish that other pediatricians were like he is.” –Anonymous October 13th, 2015

Dr. Ellertson Answers Patient's Questions

Dr. Bryan Ellertson had the opportunity to answer some questions that where submitted to him through Facebook. He goes over subjects such as wart removal, sleeping habits, probiotics and other questions parents commonly have.

Dr. Bryan Ellertson Discusses Autism