meet our Oral Surgeon

Dr. James P. Ellis

James P. Ellis, DDS, MS

Dr. Ellis is a graduate of Chicago’s Northwestern University School of Dentistry (DDS 1997) where he graduated at the top of his class. After completing dental school, Dr. Ellis spent the next 4 years at the Ohio State University Medical Center serving as a surgical resident in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. During his time at Ohio State he earned a Masters Degree and was appointed as the chief resident. After completing his residency Dr. Ellis not only served as a part-time Clinical Faculty member at the OSU Dental School in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery but also began his private Oral Surgery practice.

Dr. Ellis practices within the broad spectrum of Oral Surgery where his primary interests lie in dental implant surgery with an emphasis on hard and soft tissue grafting. He has a unique and unparalleled experience in utilizing the latest 3-D imaging for guided implant and bone grafting procedures. Dr. Ellis was one of the first practitioners in Central Ohio to incorporate the i-CAT Cone Beam CT scanner and 3-D technology into his dental implant practice. He also utilizes   3-D imaging to treat numerous conditions of the head and face.

Dr. Ellis is board certified and a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. He recently participated in and passed his 10 year recertification examination, a crucial step in maintaining his Board Certification status.  In addition, he is a fellow in the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and maintains hospital privileges at Dublin Methodist Hospital.  Dr. Ellis served as a team Maxillofacial Surgeon for the Columbus Blue Jackets from 2003 through the 2012 season, where he was responsible for treating oral, facial and jaw injuries sustained by the NHL players both on and off the ice.

Dr. Ellis is married to Dr. Jennifer Ellis, a family physician in Columbus, and are the busy parents of three very active children, Cooper, Cameron, and Reed. While not working he enjoys snow skiing, running, mountain biking, coaching his kids’ sport teams as well as traveling with his family.

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