Research & Publications

Mr David Gill

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Adult ReconstructionThe Elbow and its DisordersThe Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery(Br)

David is published in peer reviewed prestigious medical Journals and Orthopaedic Text Books, he is active in research today is widely read and frequently attends and presents at Orthopaedic Meetings ensuring his skills and knowledge is at the forefront of technology.

Published Papers, Book Chapters and Research


  • Can national health statistics code injury severity score?
    NZMJ 1987:100;661-663
  • Plaster of paris splintage of the hand, volar or dorsal?
    Australian and NZ Journal of Surgery
  • The Southland Hospital’s experience with the Austin Moore
    NZMJ 1995:108;173-174
  • Avulsion of the Ischial Apophysis. A case report of open reduction and internal fixation.
    Australian and N Z Journal of Surgery
  • Limited Wrist Arthrodesis for the Salvage of SLAC Wrist
    Journal of Hand Surgery 1997:22-B;461-465
  • Unreamed rods in open tibial fractures.
    Australian and N Z Journal of Surgery
  • The Prefabrication of a bone graft in a rat model.
    Journal of Hand Surgery 1998:23-A;312-321
  • The Coonrad/Morrey total elbow arthroplasty in patients who have rheumatoid arthritis. 10 – 15 year follow up study
    Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (American)

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  • The spiral compression plate for proximal humeral shaft nonunion: a case report and description of a new technique.
    Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma
  • Ipsilateral total shoulder and elbow arthroplasties in patients who have rheumatoid arthritis.
    Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (American)

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  • Semi-constrained Total Elbow Arthroplasty – Results.
    In – The Elbow and its Disorders. Editor B F Morrey. 2002

    The Elbow and its Disorders

  • The Anteromedial approach for shoulder arthroplasty: The importance of the anterior deltoid.
    Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery

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  • Total Elbow Arthroplasty for Rheumatoid Arthritis
    In – Adult Reconstruction. Editors D Berry and S Steinmann 2007

    Adult Reconstruction

Recent Presentations: AOA/WA (Australian Orthopaedic Association Meeting) SESA (Shoulder and Elbow Society Australia) NZSES (New Zealand Shoulder & Elbow Society

  • Neurovascular bundle positions during arthroscopic elbow capsular release. (AOA)
  • AO Locking Plates for Distal Radius Fractures (AOA)
  • Proximal humeral locking plate for proximal humeral fractures (AOA)
  • Arthroscopic capsular release in osteoarthritis of the elbow (SESA 2008)
  • Mini open Rotator Cuff Repair (SESA 2008)
  • Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty outcome at a minimum of 12 months (SESA 2010)
  • All Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair ultrasound findings after week 6 (AOA)
  • The position of the coracoid in the rotator interval on MRI (SESA 2012)
  • The Location of Distal Bicipital groove for Arthroscopy
    NZSES Meeting Queenstown 2013
  • The Location of Distal Bicipital groove for Arthroscopy
    AOAWA Meeting 2013
  • The effect of surgical approach on the occurrence of reoperation after rotator cuff repair AOA Meeting Darwin 2013
  • Reoperation after biceps tenodesis with interference screw in the suprapectoral position
    AOA WA Meeting 2014
  • Orientation of Greater Tuberosity Facets on MRI and Relevance to Shoulder Arthroscopy – Australian Orthopaedic Association Annual Scientific Meeting Brisbane 2015
  • Suture Ball Anchors for the Medial Row of Posterosuperior Medium or Larger Rotator Cuff Repairs – Shoulder & Elbow Society of Australia Biennial Closed Conference Darwin 2016
  • Rotator Cuff repair in "the Beach Chair Position"
     Continuing Orthopaedic Education of the AOA Canberra 2017
  • "Superior Capsular Reconstruction as an alternative surgical treatment for irreparable rotator cuff tears"
     Western AustraliaN AOA Conference Bunker Bay 2018
  • "The Suitability of Glenoid Face referencing for eccentric anchoring base plate peg positioning"
     Shoulder & Elbow Society Biennial Closed Conference Perth 2018


  • Tendon anatomy of the rotator cuff on MRI
    Rotator Cuff Registry


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