Dr Rob Ellis

01642 854720 James Cook / 01642 624550 North Tees
August 2013
Special interests
  • Undergraduate education
  • Melanoma and other skin cancers
  • Dermatology research
  • MBChB University of Leicester 2003
  • MRCP 2007
  • MD Newcastle University 2013
Additional information
Publications include:
  • Ellis RA, Horswell S, Ness T, Lumsdon J, Tooze SA, Kirkham N, Armstrong JL, Lovat PE. Prognostic impact of p62 expression in cutaneous malignant melanoma. J Invest Dermatol. 2014 in press.
  • Verykiou S, Ellis RA, Lovat PE. Established and Emerging Biomarkers in Cutaneous Malignant Melanoma. Healthcare. 2014; 2(1):60-73.
  • Wright TJ, McKee C, Birch-Machin MA, Ellis R, Armstrong JL and Lovat PE. Improving the therapeutic efficacy of docetaxel for cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma through the combined inhibition of PI3-K/AKT signalling and autophagy. Clin Exp Dermatol. 2013; 38(4): 421-3.
  • RA Ellis, S Horswell, S Verykiou, T Ness, JL Armstrong, N Kirkham, PE Lovat. Prognostic significance of autophagy biomarkers in the identification of high-risk melanomas. Pigmented Cell Mel Res 2013; 26(6): 948
  • AT McConnell, RA Ellis, G O’Boyle, MC Wright, R Plummer, PE Lovat. Nuclear CXCR4 expression in advanced BRAF/NRAS mutant melanomas is associated with a more aggressive phenotype. Pigmented Cell Mel Res 2013; 26(6): 978
  • Ellis R and Carmichael AJ. MINERVA. Br Med J 2010;340:1456
  • Fatah S, Ellis RA, Carmichael AJ and Seukeran DC. Successful CO2 laser treatment of naevus lipomatosus cutaneous superficialis. Clin Exp Dermatol 2010; 35(5):559-60
  • Ellis R, Kirkham N and Seukeran D. Malignant melanoma in a user of melanotan I. Brit Med J 2009; Feb 17: Rapid Response
  • Ellis RA and SM Wilkinson. Contact dermatitis to 4-amino-2-hydroxytoluene in hair dye. Contact Dermatitis 2009; 60(2): 118-119
  • Selinger CP, Ellis RA and Harrington MG. A good death certificate: improved performance by simple educational measures. Postgrad Med J 2007; 83: 285-6


Monday General dermatology clinic James Cook General dermatology clinic James Cook
Tuesday Surgical list North Tees General dermatology clinic North Tees
Wednesday Admin Pigmented lesion clinic James Cook
Thursday Newcastle University Newcastle University
Friday Ward round and admin James Cook Clinical and directorate meetings James Cook/RVI