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Dr Rob Elliott is a New Zealand trained orthopaedic surgeon who offers specialist care of shoulder, elbow, hip and knee injuries and degenerative conditions. 

He performs joint preservation, reconstruction and replacement when non-operative measures have been exhausted or immediate surgery is required. 

Specialty procedures performed by Dr Elliott include keyhole (arthroscopic) rotator cuff repair, shoulder and hip labral repair, knee ACL reconstruction, meniscectomy and meniscal repair, minimally invasive total hip replacement via a Direct Anterior Approach (DAA), computer navigated total knee replacement, and elbow arthroscopy. 

Rob 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.

Dr 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

Interests

  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Hip Surgery
  • Knee Surgery
  • Sports and Reconstruction Surgery

For further information please see www.robelliott.co.nz

Qualifications

MB ChB 2003 Otago; FRACS (Orth) 2014

Title or Designation

Trauma, Arthroplasty, Shoulder Surgery

Post-fellowship Training

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

Full NZ Registration Date

3 December 2004

Vocational Scope

Orthopaedic Surgery

Contact Details

Mr Robert Elliott is available at the following services:

This service is available at the following location:

North Shore Hospital

Freephone 0800 80 93 42 - Waitemata DHB residential areas only
Patient enquiries:
(09) 486 8930

Emergency Department: Open 24 hours / 7 days, Phone (09) 486 8900

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Private Services

Axis Sports Medicine Specialists

This service is available at the following location:

Northern Clinic - Southern Cross North Harbour Campus, 212 Wairau Road, Wairau Valley, Auckland

Public Services

The Elective Surgery Centre (ESC) - North Shore Hospital Campus, Waitematā DHB

This service is available at the following location:

North Shore Hospital

Private Surgical Services

Auckland Surgical Centre - Orthopaedic Surgery

This service is available at the following location:

Auckland Surgical Centre

North Shore Surgical Centre

This service is available at the following location:

213 Shakespeare Road, Takapuna, Auckland

Southern Cross Hospital North Harbour - Orthopaedic Surgery

This service is available at the following location:

Southern Cross Hospital - North Harbour