Dr. Ellis & Dr. Slear bring to their practice a unique blend of training, surgical excellence, compassion and artistic judgment. Their relationships with patients are built on education, trust and understanding. This philosophy leads to countless successful cosmetic results and many happy patients.
To perform your surgery, our doctors use state-of-the-art equipment and techniques to ensure your comfort and safety. As experienced and highly skilled dermatologic surgeons on Long Island, Dr. Ellis & Slear make their patients their top priority and work hard to help you love the way you look.
Jeffrey Ellis, MD
Jeffrey Ellis, MD is a board certified dermatologist. Dr. Ellis graduated from the combination BA/MD program at Brooklyn College/SUNY Downstate. During medical school, he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. Following a pediatric internship at Long Island Jewish Hospital, Dr. Ellis completed his dermatology residency at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, serving as chief resident in his last year. After residency, Dr. Ellis spent an additional year in training, where he completed a fellowship in Mohs Surgery. Dr. Ellis was the the Director of Dermatological Surgery at North Shore/ Long Island Jewish Hospital, and is currently an Attending Dermatologist at North Shore/ Long Island Jewish Hospital.
Amy Slear, MD
Amy Slear, MD is a board certified dermatologist. After finishing her undergraduate education at Yale University, Dr. Slear attended SUNY Downstate for medical school. During medical school, she was elected to the Alpha Omega alpha honor society. She completed a preliminary year in internal medicine at Lenox Hill Hospital and a dermatology residency at SUNY Downstate, serving as chief resident in her last year. Dr. Slear currently teaches residents at the New York Harbor VA.
Dr. Ellis and Dr. Slear have both dedicated their careers to continuously learning and sharing their skills with others. Both physicians enjoy teaching, and work with the Family Practice physicians at Glen Cove Hospital. They have authored several articles and textbook chapters, and have been invited guest speakers at international meetings.
Their desire to give back to the community has led them to participate in skin cancer screenings and a teledermatology program that provides care to New York City’s homeless. Together these fine physicians strive to provide medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatological expertise with compassion.
About Our Esthetician
Melanie Noto is a licensed esthetician and cosmetologist. After sixteen years as a Cosmetology specialist at the Judith James Salon, Melanie furthered her education by becoming a licensed Esthetician. Her specialties include facials, extractions, massage and depilitation. She is the mother of two children and in her spare time enjoys cardio training, volleyball and running. A list of services can be found on our Medi-Spa menu.