Michael Ellis, BSc, MD, FRCSC
Dr. Michael 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 is Co-Director of the Canada North Concussion Network and holds a scientist appointment in the Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba. His 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.
Recent Publications:

Mutch, W.A.C., Ellis, M.J., Ryner, L., Graham, R., Dufault, B., Hall, T., M., B., Essig M,                
Fisher, J., Duffin, J., and Mikulis, D. Brain magnetic resonance imaging CO2 stress
testing in adolescent post-concussion syndrome. Journal of Neurosurgery. 2015 (Published online).

Ellis M, Ritchie L, Koltek M, Hosain S, Cordingley D, Chu S, Selci E, Leiter J, Russell K: Psychiatric outcomes after pediatric sports-related concussion. Journal of Neurosurgery Pediatrics 16, 709-718

Ellis M, Leiter J, McDonald P, Hall T, Sawyer S, Silver N, Bunge M, Essig M: Neuro-imaging in pediatric sports-related concussion. Journal of Neurosurgery Pediatrics 16: 248-55, 2015

Ellis M, Cordingley D, Vis S, Reimer K, Leiter J, Russell K: Vestibulo-ocular dysfunction in pediatric sports-related concussion. Journal of Neurosurgery Pediatrics 16: 241-7, 2015

Ellis M, Leddy J, Willer B: Physiological, Vestibulo-ocular and cervicogenic post-concussion disorders: An evidence-based classification system with directions for treatment. Brain Injury 29: 238-248, 2015

Mutch WA, Ellis M, Leiter J, Graham R, Wourms V, Raban R, Mikulis D, Fisher J, Ryner L: MRI brain stress testing: a pilot study in concussion. PLoS One 17:e102181, 2014

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