Michael Gellis MD, a board certified plastic surgeon, was the Chief Medical Officer of Sono Bello Clinics for 7 years. He has traveled throughout the United States training doctors didactically and in the operating room in the art of Awake Tumescent Liposuction and Body Contouring. Dr. Gellis has written many articles related to liposuction, and has presented numerous papers at many seminars in the United States and abroad. In addition, Dr. Gellis has several years of experience in administering intra-articular joint injections to patients.
Previously Dr. Gellis was the Chairman of Plastic Surgery at the William Beaumont Hospital in Michigan, where he trained residents in plastic and reconstructive surgery. During that time, he was Associate Professor of Surgery at Wayne State University. Dr. Gellis is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, a diplomat of the American Board of Plastic Surgery, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery.