Dr. Ellis is a native Midlander as well as a recently retired United States Air Force Colonel. He completed his undergraduate studies at Texas A&M University and entered Baylor College of Dentistry. Dr. Ellis accepted his commission into the military after graduating from Baylor College of Dentistry and completed a General Practice Residency at Offutt Air Force Base. He served as a General Dental Officer for seven years before entering Graduate Periodontics Training at Wilford Hall Medical Center and The University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio. There, he earned his certificate and Master of Science Degree in Periodontics.
During his decorated military career, Dr. Ellis became a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. He held numerous clinical, leadership and teaching positions while stationed at large Air Force clinics in the U.S., Germany, and England. As part of his dedication to and passion for his specialty, he served as a teacher of Periodontics in Air Force AEGD-1 and General Practice Residency programs for many years. He is a member of the American Academy of Periodontology, American Board of Periodontology, Texas Association of Periodontists, and the Southwest Society of Periodontists.
Since retiring from the Air Force he and his wife, Barbara, moved back home to Midland, Texas to be near family. Bryan and Barbara are the proud parents of three lovely daughters. Haley is a junior at Texas A&M University, and Paige is a sophomore at the University of Oklahoma. Bryan’s oldest daughter, Micah, resides with her husband and daughter in Omaha, Nebraska. Bryan is enjoying spending his time with family and traveling. The Ellises also enjoy bike riding, skiing, hiking, and camping.
Dr. Ellis’ desire to continue to serve and care for our community led him to join Permian Basin Oral Surgery & Dental Implant Center. With his extensive experience, skills, and specialized clinical expertise, he is a dynamic addition to this practice. Joining oral and maxillofacial surgery with periodontics will create a unique opportunity for our patients. Our practice will be able to treat and care for a broader scope of conditions and provide long lasting solutions for our patients, producing optimal outcomes. Dr. Ellis is thrilled to be a part of Permian Basin Oral Surgery & Dental Implant Center and join us in providing expert quality care to the Permian Basin.