Dr. Bruce Twaddle is an internationally renowned and respected orthopedic surgeon with subspecialty training in Sports Surgery and Orthopedic Trauma. He is experienced with all soft tissue and joint injuries of the knee, shoulder, elbow, foot, and ankle. He joined the faculty at the UW Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine in the spring of 2013 and currently serves as the Chief of Orthopaedic Sports Medicine at the UW Medicine Sports Medicine Center at Husky Stadium. He attended the University of Auckland Medical School in Auckland, New Zealand, and completed the Australasian College of Surgeons Orthopaedic training program in 1993. He was an Orthopaedic Trauma Fellow at Harborview Medical Center in 1994/1995 and has maintained links with the University of Washington ever since. His subspecialty training included postgraduate fellowships in Knee Surgery with Barry Tietjens, Orthopaedic Trauma at the Harborview Medical Centre in Seattle and Sports Surgery at the Fowler Kennedy Sports Medicine Clinic in London, Ontario. He was appointed to the staff at Auckland Hospital in 1996 where he was the Director of Orthopaedic Trauma. He has been actively involved in Orthopaedic teaching and education and has been involved in the AO trauma education community since 1996. He was the youngest ever trustee of AO International in 1999 and has been a member of the ISAKOS sports medicine committee. In 2003 he became the Director of Orthoapedics Trauma at Auckland Hospital and has served as a consulting physician and team physician for several New Zealand sports teams. Dr. Twaddle was a founding partner of UniSports Clinic in Auckland and co-founder of the Adidas Sports Medicine Centre, a FIFA Centre of Excellence. His clinical interests include complex articular trauma, tendon injuries and their treatment, osteotomy surgery, stress fractures and multiple ligament knee injuries. Dr. Twaddle’s extensive sports medicine experience includes: Fellowships completed in knee surgery, orthopaedic trauma, and sports orthopaedic surgery, in Auckland, Washington and Ontario; 1998 recipient of the Western Pacific Orthopaedic Association Sports Medicine Traveling Fellowship to USA; Lecturer, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Auckland; Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon to the New Zealand National and New Zealand Breakers Basketball Team, 2010 and 11 ANBL Champion; Author of many orthopaedic and sports medicine book chapters. Research interests include ongoing research and publications relating to the knee, shoulder, ankle, and tendon injury and treatment and methods of improving exercise recovery and return to sport after injury.