Education & training
BHB, MBChb, FRACS (Ortho)
Paediatrician specialises in the treatment of neonates, infants, children and adolescents. Paediatrician treats a wide range of illnesses, injuries and conditions. They often examine and treat babies immediately after birth. They can assess and if necessary, resuscitate newborns and manage treatment of premature babies. 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.