In addition to being a well-respected esthetic physician in San Francisco, Dr. Ellis is a board-certified anesthesiologist in the state of California who practices at the San Francisco Surgery Center. Previous to this, he was the Director of Anesthesia at Webster Surgery Center in Oakland, a leading outpatient surgical facility in the Bay Area specializing in cosmetic and orthopedic surgery. Dr. Ellis was also the Director of Cardiac Anesthesia at Alta Bates Medical Center in Berkeley. As a resident at Stanford University Medical Center, he was voted Outstanding Resident of the 1997 graduating class and received the Outstanding Teacher Award as voted by Stanford medical students. He received his medical degree from the University of Michigan.