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Medical Director, Pan Am Concussion Program; Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery and Pediatrics, Section of Neurosurgery, University of Manitoba; Co-Director, Canada North Concussion Network;
Dr. Ellis completed his Honors Bachelor of Science (Psychology), Bachelor of Science (Medicine) and medical school training at the University of Manitoba. Afterwards he completed his neurosurgical residency training at the University of Toronto during which time he also completed a fellowship in Concussion Spectrum Disorders with world-recognized concussion expert Dr. Charles Tator. Dr. Ellis is the Medical Director of the Pan Am Concussion Program and holds clinical appointments in the Department of Surgery and Pediatrics and Section of Neurosurgery at the University of Manitoba. He also holds a scientist appointment in the Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba.
1998-2003 Honours Bachelor’s of Science- Psychology, University of Manitoba, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB
2003- 2007 Bachelor’s of Science- Medicine, University of Manitoba, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB
2003-2007 Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB
2007-2013 Neurosurgery Residency, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
2012-2013 Clinical Fellowship, Concussion Spectrum Disorders, University of
Toronto, Toronto, ON
Dr. Ellis’ main research interests include the clinical epidemiology and management of pediatric sports-related concussion as well as the advancement of novel neuro-imaging and exercise science assessment tools in concussion.