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Mr David Elson is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in Newcastle with a special interest in Knee surgery
Biological knee surgery - knee osteotomy, ligament reconstruction, meniscal surgery in selected cases and bionic knee surgery - partial and total knee replacement in advanced arthritis.
Offering a bespoke approach, tailored to each patient's specific problem.
Mr Elson has authored 20 publications, mostly concerning knee surgery. He has a particular interest in knee osteotomy and the features and location of knee pain.
Mr Elson aims to be an approachable friendly surgeon, working in partnership with his patients to establish their particular problem whilst working towards a manageable solution.
Away from work he enjoy's spending time outdoors and his young children are always keeping him busy.
BKS - Biological Knee Society
BOA - British Orthopaedic Association
BOSTAA - British Orthopaedic Sports Trauma Arthroscopy Association
BASK - British Association for Surgery of the Knee (executive committee)
Chairman - United Kingdom Knee Osteotomy Registry (www.ukkor.co.uk)
Co-convener - Northern Osteotomy Master Class (www.northernosteotomy.co.uk)
ESSKA - European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy
Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead