Dr. Ellis SmilingDr. Chandra V. Ellis is a diplomate of the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery. She is an active member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and is triple board certified in plastic surgery, general surgery, and surgical critical care.  There are less than 2 percent of doctors nationwide that hold three medical board certifications and Dr. Ellis is among this prestigious group.

Dr. Ellis was raised in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area and obtained her medical degree from the well respected, George Washington University School of Medicine.  She gradually made her way westward by entering general surgery training at The University of Pittsburgh and completing this training at one of the top training programs in the country, Stanford University.  She then went on to complete a plastic surgery residency at the University of Southern California and stayed on at USC for an additional year where she completed a fellowship in burn surgery and surgical critical care.

Dr. Ellis spent two and a half years with the University of Alabama serving as Director of Burn Services, Assistant Professor in Acute Care Surgery, Trauma, Burns & Critical Care as well as Assistant Professor in the Division of Plastic Surgery.   Additional memberships include The American Burn Association, Society of Critical Care Medicine and Society of Black Academic Surgeons.

Dr. Ellis’s expertise has offered her the opportunity to lecture at many well regarded national organizational forums, The American Society of Plastic Surgeons, “The Meeting”, The American Burn Association as well the The Boswick Burn and Wound Care Symposium.

Specializing in abdominoplasty (tummy tuck), body contouring, breast augmentation and breast lift, facial procedures including nonsurgical facial rejuvenation, Dr. Ellis brings her aesthetic and reconstructive surgery background to the Bay Area in partnership with Dr. Joseph N. Togba M.D.  She combines all of her experience to ensure that her patients achieve their desired aesthetic goals.

At Togba Ellis Plastic Surgery your goals are our goals, offering honest consultations with a safe and compassionate approach.


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