Ellen Bellairs, MD

Radiation Oncology

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Ellen Bellairs, MD

Radiation Oncology

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Bachelor of Science, California State University, Chico, CA, magna cum laude

Medical School

Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX


University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN


University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN


Primary Location

Maplewood Cancer Center
1580 Beam Avenue
Maplewood, MN 55109
Phone: (651) 779-7978

Secondary Location

Maple Grove Clinic
10150 Niagara Lane N, Suite 100
Maple Grove, MN 55369
Phone: (763) 712-2100

Areas of Special Interest

  • Brain metastases
  • Breast Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Cancers
  • GI tract tumors
  • Gynecologic tumors
  • Lymphoma
  • Lung Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Skin Cancer


Philosophy of Care

I enjoy getting to know my patients and treating the whole person during a time of great stress. I consider it a privilege to be there for my patients during their journey and I strive to provide compassionate individualized care with the latest in evidence-based medicine and cutting edge technology.


Academic Honors & Professional Achievements

  • Chief Resident, University of Minnesota Department of Radiology, 1997-1998
  • Distinguished Resident Award, Radiation Oncology, American Society for Women in Radiology, 1998
  • Resident Research Award, ASTRO, 1997
  • Alpha Omega Alpha nomination, 1993
  • Phi Kappa Phi Interdisciplinary Honor Society
  • Psi Chi Psychology Honor Society
  • Top Doctor (Mpls/St. Paul Magazine): 2007, 2009, 2010, 2013, 2016


Dr. Bellairs has published multiple papers on radiosurgery in professional publications, such as Robotic Radiosurgery, the Journal of Pediatric Surgery, and CyberKnife Society Press, and has presented research papers at several medical conferences.

Board Certification

  • Radiation Oncology


  • American Society of Clinical Oncologists (ASCO)
  • American Society of Therapeutic Radiology & Oncology (ASTRO)
  • Radiation Society of North America (RSNA)
  • US Oncology Protocol Development Committee
  • Board Member, Angel Foundation
  • Minnesota/County Medical Association


Dr. Bellairs is happy to now live in Little Canada, MN, with her husband and so close to Minnesota Oncology's East Metro clinics. She has four grown children who are scattered throughout the United States and visit occasionally.  She loves to travel, play racquetball, and practice yoga.  She also enjoys good food, the arts, and meeting new people.

Dr. Bellairs has been with Minnesota Oncology since 2003 is currently the Vice President of Minnesota Oncology's Radiation Oncology Division.