Mr Rob Elliott

Orthopaedic Surgeon

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:

  • Computer-guided knee replacement and total hip replacement - North Shore Hospital, Auckland
  • Shoulder arthroscopy and arthroplasty with Professor Alex Castagna - Humanitas Hospital, Milan, Italy
  • Sports knee surgery with Andy Williams and Simon Ball - Fortius Clinic (FIFA accredited) and Chelsea Westminster Hospital, London, UK
  • Shoulder and Elbow arthroscopy and arthroplasty with Ass Prof Simon Bell and Richard Dallalana - Melbourne Shoulder and Elbow centre and Park Clinic, Melbourne, Australia
  • Hip arthroscopy and Direct Anterior Approach (DAA) hip replacement with Phong Tran - SOS Clinic and Western Health, Melbourne, Australia

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.

For further information please visit: www.robelliott.co.nz

 
 

Team Involvement and Achievements:

 

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

 

 

Other team members:

 

Dr Mark Fulcher

Sport and Exercise Physician

Dr Chris Hanna

Sport and Exercise Physician

Dr James McGarvey

Sport and Exercise Physician

Dr Dan Exeter

Sport and Exercise Physician

Dr Tony Edwards

Sport and Exercise Physician

Mr Simon Young

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr Graham Paterson

Sport and Exercise Physician

Dr Brendan O'Neill

Sport and Exercise Physician

Dr Craig Panther

Sport and Exercise Physician

Dr Sarah Beable

Sport and Exercise Physician

Dr Julie Shamlaye

Sport and Exercise Medicine Registrar

Dr Simon Baker

Sport and Exercise Medicine Registrar

Dr Caroline Stuart

Sport and Exercise Medicine Registrar

Dr Noah Whitehead

Sport and Exercise Medicine Registrar

Dr Stephen Kara

Sports Doctor

Dr Simon Kim

Sport and Exercise Medicine Registrar

Dr Colleen Winstanley

Sport and Exercise Medicine Registrar

Hannah Crosswell

Clinical Exercise Physiologist (CEP)

Dane Baker

Performance Dietitian