Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon Hospital since September 2002 working at Barnet Hospital and Edgware Community Hospital. Mr Elton qualified from the Royal London Hospital in 1989 and spent his early training years in North East Thames Hospitals. His specialist training was in the South East including Guy's and Royal Sussex County Hospitals.
He was appointed a clinical fellow in a Sydney teaching hospital, working particularly in the Colorectal and Trauma Units.
As a consultant, Mr Elton expanded his colorectal practice to perform laparoscopic resections for colorectal cancer and introducing new haemorrhoid procedures such as haemorrhoidal artery ligation. As Clinical Lead for Endoscopy at Barnet, he dedicates time to improving the endoscopy service. His other main interest is hernia repairs under local anaesthesia. He also performs a paediatric list of hernia repairs at Barnet Hospital every six weeks.
He is also committed to training and teaching on MRCS courses and organising courses for students and junior doctors.
Mr Elton completed the Hypnosis for Surgery training in 2007.