Dr. Charles Ellis is the William B. Taylor Professor and Associate Chair in the Department of Dermatology at the University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. He is the director of its Residency Training Program and Chief of the Dermatology Service at the Ann Arbor Veterans Affairs Hospital. Dr. Ellis received his medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School and was awarded the Dean’s Award for Research. He served his residency in the University’s Department of Dermatology. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Dermatology and has been named one of the Best Doctors in America each year since 1994. Dr. Ellis has published more than 250 journal articles and book chapters. A citation analysis found him to be among the twelve most-referenced dermatologists in the world. He is the third-most cited first-author for his papers in high-impact medical journals.