Mr David Elliott's background is in fracture surgery and knee ligament reconstruction but he also performs surgery for osteoarthritis. His area of superspecialist interest is in fractures around the knee (distal femur and tibial plateau) both primary reconstruction with periarticular plates or Ilizarov frames and secondary surgery for complications. His fellowship year was in Toronto with Dr Joe Schatzker. He has been a consultant for 17 years. He is currently chairman of the Advances Course for AO UK and faculty for the International Masters Course in Davos. He also co-chairs an annual Ilizarov Course and delivers regional training in trauma surgery to the SW Thames SpR rotation.