Education & training
MB ChB 1993 Auckland; FRACS (Orth) 2002
Orthopaedic surgeon is a medical specialist who focuses on the diagnosis, care and treatment of patients with disorders of the bones, joints, muscles, ligaments, tendons, nerves and skin. The types of conditions orthopaedic surgeons might treat include arthritis, cerebral palsy, club foot, congenital disorders, degenerative diseases, infections, musculoskeletal trauma, scoliosis, sports injuries and tumours. Sport Medicine specialist provides a comprehensive and interdisciplinary approach to prevention, treatment and management of different types of sporting injuries. Area of interest includes sports exercise and medicine, sports injury, physical activity, sports exercise and science, and the healthy performance and participation of Australians in physical activity and sport.