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Michael Ellis MD, FRCSC

Currently Not Accepting Students.

Current Position

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;

History

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.

Education:

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

Research Focus

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.