Jonathan Eldridge joined the BUPA hospital, Bristol, Bristol Royal Infirmary and Avon Orthopaedic Centre as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in February 2002.
During the course of his Orthopaedic training as a University lecturer and specialist registrar in Bristol he gained extensive experience in general orthopaedic surgery, teaching and research.
He has developed an interest in lower limb surgery, and following a clinical fellowship at the North Sydney Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Centre in the Olympic year and a European Travelling Fellowship, has continued to develop expertise in specialist surgery of the knee and hip. His clinical practice encompasses arthroscopy, ligament reconstruction and cartilage grafting in addition to computer guided joint replacement , hip resurfacing and partial knee replacement.
He is pioneering the use of trochleaplasty in the treatment of patella instability, and is co-convener of the Avon Patellofemoral Replacement courses and the combined Bristol and Oxford Unicompartmental Arthritis Meeting.