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 a member of the New Zealand Orthopaedic Association.
He has subspecialty interest in shoulder arthroscopy and reconstruction, hip preservation and Direct Anterior Approach (DAA) replacement using a minimally invasive approach. He also treats knee and elbow sporting injuries and degenerative conditions.
He completed his medical degree in 2003 and worked as a resident doctor in New Zealand, Australia and Ireland. He began working in orthopaedics in Ireland in 2007. He completed a Diploma in Sport and Exercise Medicine, through the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, in 2008. Following this he returned to New Zealand to compete for a position on the New Zealand Orthopaedic Association’s training program. He began formal orthopaedic training in 2009 and passed the final fellowship exams in 2014.
Mr Elliott completed two years of fellowship subspecialty training in:
Rob is married with two children. He played cricket at high school, rugby till the end of university and still enjoys tennis, social beach volleyball, running, mountain biking, surfing and skiing.
He returned to work at North Shore Hospital in January 2017. He maintains his public commitment where he treats public patients, teaches and is involved with research.
2016: Orthopaedic Fellow to Richard Dallalana, shoulder surgeon to Melbourne Storm NRL team, Melbourne
2015: Orthopaedic Fellow to Andy Williams, Orthopaedic surgeon to England football team, Wembley Stadium
2013: Match day doctor Wellington lions, Westpac trust Stadium
2012: Team doctor to the Tasman Makos professional rugby team
2005: Camp doctor at Grajagan surf camp (G-Land), Java, Indonesia