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The Best Orthopaedic Surgeons in Canberra

Orthopaedic surgeons are dedicated to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of health issues relating to the musculoskeletal system. Orthopaedic treatments include medication, casting, exercises, and in some cases, surgery, followed by rehabilitation.

If you or a loved one requires surgery, you may be on the lookout for a leading orthopaedic surgeon in the Canberra region. We can help.

After consulting local feedback, we have discovered three of the top orthopaedic surgeons servicing Canberra and surrounds.

Let’s get started right away.

What makes a leading orthopaedic surgeon?

Need a little guidance when choosing an orthopaedic surgeon? Not to worry. Here are a few desirable traits you can look for as a starting point:

  • Years of experience. Experience is incredibly valuable in any medical field. Orthopaedic surgeons with years of experience have seen a wide range of injuries, and so know the best course of action to take to get you feeling your best.
  • A specialist area of expertise. While all orthopaedic surgeons are familiar with the musculoskeletal systems, most choose to specialise in particular areas. This may include the foot and ankle, spine, knee, shoulder, or hand and wrist. Find a surgeon that specialises in the area of your injury.
  • Friendly and compassionate. Medical procedures can be both physically and mentally draining. Finding a surgeon with a friendly, kind, and compassionate attitude can make all the difference.

What else do you look for in a medical professional? Share your thoughts in the comments area below.

The top orthopaedic surgeons in Canberra according to you

RiotACT’s editorial team has combed through 19 years of on-site comments to compile a list of the most recommended businesses according to you.

To be listed in our Best of Canberra series, each business needs to have consistently received positive feedback on RiotACT and Facebook as well as maintaining a minimum average of 4/5 stars on Google.

Here are your favourite orthopaedic surgeons in the Canberra region.

Canberra Knee Clinic

Dealing with a knee injury or ongoing issue? Canberra Knee Clinic could have the answer. Utilising the latest in technology, Canberra Knee Clinic is devoted exclusively to knee restoration and consultation.

Dr. Brendan Klar heads the clinic and offers patients more than two decades of surgical experience, including 12 years as a specialist lower-limb surgeon. Committed to real results and patient comfort, you can rest easy at the Canberra Knee Clinic knowing your health issues are in safe and competent hands.

Damiani Orthopaedics

With two post-graduate fellowships and specialist training in upper limb and sports injuries, Dr. Maurizio Damiani is a highly-qualified, well-regarded orthopaedic surgeon practising out of several locations across Canberra.

Whether you’re struggling with a hand, wrist, elbow, shoulder, sports, or trauma injury, Dr. Damiani can help you recover through a comprehensive diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation process.

Dr. Rob Creer

Specialising in sports and reconstructive surgery of the shoulder and knee, as well as joint replacement in the hip, shoulder, and knee, Dr. Rob Creer is one of the leading orthopaedic surgeons in Canberra.

With more than three decades of experience, Dr. Creer and his team use the latest industry innovation to assist you in your recovery, helping you to get back to peak performance.

Who did you pick?

Thanks to our commenters who have provided insightful feedback, if you believe we have got it wrong, please let us know.

Have you worked with an orthopaedic surgeon in the Canberra region? How was the experience? Please, share your story and feedback in the comments area below for our readers to check out.

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