Dr. Choy is a fully qualified, Australian trained, Specialist Plastic & Cosmetic Surgeon. His professional memberships include:
- Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery - FRACS(Plast)
- Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in General Surgery - FRACS(Gen Surg)
- Member of the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
- Member of the Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)
- Member of the Australian Medical Association (AMA).
Ellis graduated from the University of Sydney in 1997 and then pursued postgraduate studies in General Surgery at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney, gaining his first fellowship with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) in 2004. That same year he completed subspecialty
training by attaining fellowships in both breast surgery (at the Sydney Breast Cancer Institute) and surgical oncology (at the Sydney Melanoma Unit, now Melanoma Institute Australia). He was also selected in the same year for advanced surgical training in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery in Australia as well as being awarded the National Breast Cancer Foundation scholarship for completing his Master of Surgery thesis on patient preferences in multidisciplinary breast care in 2005.
After completing his Plastic Surgery training in Sydney with a predominant focus in Breast Reconstructive Surgery, Ellis obtained his second FRACS in Plastic Surgery in 2010. That same year, he also attained further subspecialty fellowship experience in both reconstructive & cosmetic surgery in the Breast & the Face. He completed the Plastic Surgery Fellowship at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Adelaide with a focus on both reconstructive & cosmetic Breast Plastic Surgery & related Body Contouring works. This was then
followed by his Aesthetic Facial Plastic Surgery Fellowship in Sydney under the Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, specializing in both surgical & non-surgical cosmetic facial procedures.
Ellis is a fully trained & qualified dual diplomat from both Breast & Plastic Surgery. While his clinical practice encompasses Plastic & Cosmetic surgery of the face, breast, body & skin, Ellis hopes to provide a specialized plastic & cosmetic surgery service to the Coffs coast region with the main focus in reconstructive & cosmetic breast surgery. Ellis looks forward to meeting and working with the GPs and the specialists in the area in the years ahead.