Dr. Laura Ellis is a vein surgeon also specializing in minimally-invasive skin rejuvenation and aesthetics. Her expertise centers around anti-aging procedures and holistic health and her philosophy is “I want you to look as good as you can for your age without looking ‘done’ or like someone else. I want you to look like YOU, but 10-15 years younger!” She is Founder of one of the first independent Vein Surgery and Aesthetic Centers in the country in 2003. As the creator of medAge® Customized Medicine and Aesthetics, she proclaims that in 2009 she was “the first medAge® patient”. At the age of 46, it changed her life profoundly. She then assembled a team of professionals to deliver the most comprehensive, science-driven age management medicine on the East Coast. In recent years, patients from around the country and globe have sought out the medAge® program. Now with offices in California and North Carolina, medAge® has been improving lives coast to coast.
Dr. Ellis holds a degree from UNC at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. She has published major articles on the subject of laser skin rejuvenation. The publications include the journals Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Aesthetic Surgery Quarterly. Dr. Ellis is a member of Vein Experts and the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. She also serves on the Editorial Advisory Board of Vein Therapy News and the Board of Advisors for Aesthetic Business & Technology. She is author of the book Skin Care Secrets From the Inside Out, A Step by Step Guide to Great Skin at Any Age. Dr. Ellis’ surgical practice serves as a preferred training center for physicians from around the county. Training is offered in leading-edge cosmetic and laser techniques as well as state-of-the-art vein treatments.
Dr. Ellis lives in Asheville, North Carolina and Laguna Beach, California. Her son Mark is a student in the School of Engineering at her alma mater, NCSU and her younger son David attends Asheville High School. Their beloved animal companion is a rescue dog, Roscoe. Dr. Ellis supports the Asheville Art Museum and the LA County Museum of Art. She proudly supports Southern California public radio KCET. She owns and operates AXcess Racing, LLC, a professional sports team in MotoAmerica promoting and training young athletes. She is producing a documentary film on the dangers of environmental toxins. She proudly supports the Genesis Alliance, Manna Food Bank, Power of the Purse and the Boys and Girls Club of Buncombe County. She is also a charter member of the Founders Circle of the Asheville Humane Society.