Prof. Eric Masterson is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in practice at the Mid Western Regional Hospital in Limerick and at the Regional Orthopaedic Hospital in Croom, Co. Limerick. He is also Adjunct Professor of Orthopaedic Science at the University of Limerick Medical School. He graduated from University College Dublin in 1984 and after going through the Senior Registrar Programme; he spent 2 years in Canada doing fellowships in Adult Reconstruction and Musculoskeletal Oncology before returning to Ireland to take up the post in Limerick. He has published extensively in peer reviewed Journals. He has an extensive clinical practice in the area of primary and revision hip and knee arthroplasty and musculoskeletal oncology.