“I offer multi-faceted dermatology care––providing medical, surgical, and cosmetic services depending on a patient’s needs and goals. I place an emphasis on prevention and take a proactive approach to both dermatologic disease and the aging process. In cosmetics, I perform minimally invasive procedures to create subtle, yet impactful, changes that highlight a patient’s natural beauty. My goal is to use state-of-the-art technology, sophisticated techniques, and an aesthetic eye to help patients age gracefully through all stages of life.”
Samantha Ellis, MD is a board-certified medical and cosmetic dermatologist. Dr. Ellis graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of California, Los Angeles. She was awarded the Dean’s Merit Scholarship to attend the University of Michigan Medical School, where she completed her medical doctorate and was inducted into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society for exceptional academic performance and leadership in her program.
After finishing her medical internship in Denver, Colorado, she returned to her home state of California to complete her dermatology residency at the University of California, Davis. Dr. Ellis has published multiple peer-reviewed journal articles and authored several medical textbook chapters on a broad range of dermatology topics including cutaneous immunology, dermatologic surgery, cosmeceuticals, and skin aging. She also volunteers her time as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology at UC Davis.
In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and friends, hiking Bay Area trails, and doing yoga. You can follow her on Instagram at @drsamanthaellis where she gives skincare advice, reviews products, and discusses interesting dermatology cases.