Dr. Ellis was born and raised in the La Canada-Flintridge community here in Southern California. Having seven close family members all in the dental profession he truly was raised in a dental family. He earned both his undergraduate and dental degree from the University of Southern California and upon graduation from dental school in 1985; he had the distinct honor of practicing general dentistry with both his father and wife for the first eleven years. He taught along with his father at USC from 1985 to 1996. Upon his father’s retirement Dr. Ellis returned to USC in 1996 to earn his post doctoral degree in endodontics.
Following graduation, he and his family settled in Orange County to practice endodontics full time.
He enjoys anything and everything that involves spending time with his family, and is an avid automotive enthusiast. Dr. Ellis is a member of the American Dental Association, American Association of Endodontists, California Dental Association, Orange County Dental Society and Southern California Association of Endodontists.