Dr Graham Ellis MBChB FCP (SA) -
Specialist Physician in Metabolic Endocrine Medicine
Dr Ellis currently works as a Specialist Physician in Somerset West. His main interests are centred on Diabetes, Osteoporosis, Metabolic Disease and Sleep Medicine. He is the Director of the Helderberg Clinical trials Centre and has been a Principal Investigator in over 100 Phase 1, 2 and 3 Clinical Trials. He has co-authored various articles and poster presentations at international diabetes meetings in the field of in Incretin Mimetics and in osteoporosis in the field of Calcium Receptor Antagonists.
Additionally, he has a keen interest in fiction writing and has had poetry and short stories published locally and in USA. Two of his short stories have been shortlisted for international literary awards (PEN/Studzinski Literary Award, 2009 and 2011). He is a keen environmental conservationist and is actively involved in a conservancy and farm in Namibia.