Mr Rob Elliott
Orthopaedic Surgeon (Visiting)
MB ChB, FRACS (Orth)
Mr Rob Elliott is a graduate of Otago Medical School, a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) and an active member of the New Zealand Orthopaedic Association, The New Zealand Shoulder and Elbow Society and the Hip Society of New Zealand.
He has a subspecialty interest in shoulder arthroscopy and reconstruction, hip preservation and Direct Anterior Approach (DAA) hip replacement using an anterior minimally invasive surgery (AMIS) approach. He was the first surgeon to perform Direct Anterior hip replacement using AMIS in New Zealand and has now been recognised as the first reference centre for training other surgeons in this technique. He also treats knee and elbow sporting injuries and degenerative conditions and can perform ultrasound guided injections when necessary.
After completing his medical degree he completed a Diploma in Sport and Exercise Medicine, through the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh. Following this he returned to New Zealand to compete for a position on the New Zealand Orthopaedic Association's training program. He completed his FRACS in orthopaedic surgery in 2014.
Mr Elliott completed two years of fellowship subspecialty training in:
Rob is married with three children. He played cricket and rugby while studying, and still enjoys tennis, social beach volleyball, running, mountain biking, surfing and skiing.
He maintains a public commitment at North Shore Hospital where he treats shoulder and elbow trauma and elective public patients, teaches and is involved with research.
For further information please visit: www.robelliott.co.nz