Dr. Rob CreerHip, Knee & Shoulder Surgeon

Dr. Rob Creer -  Hip, Knee & Shoulder Surgeon

Dr. Creer specialises in Sports & Reconstructive Surgery of the Knee & Shoulder and Joint Replacement of the Hip, Knee & Shoulder.

After completion of his Medical Degree in 1985, he undertook his Orthopaedic training in Newcastle which included a year at Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, London.

Following this he completed a Fellowship in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery with Dr D Sonnabend and Dr J Hughes, Sydney.

Current Hospital Appointments

  • Canberra Private Hospital
  • National Capital Private

Registration

  • ACT Medical Board
  • NSW Medical Board

Professional Memberships

  • Shoulder & Elbow Society
  • Australian Medial Association
  • Royal Australian College of Surgeons
Tertiary Qualifications:
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland October 1979 – June 1985
FRACS 1993
FAOA 1996

Postgraduate Medical

Training

1985 – Intern:
Royal Newcastle Hospital – Orthopaedics – Dr Y A E Ghabrial
Wallsend District Hospital – Casualty
1986 – Intern:
Mater Misericordiae Hospital – Medicine – Dr A Dawson
Royal Newcastle Hospital – Surgery – Dr A Boyd, Dr A Bray, Dr A Hibberd
1986 – Resident Medical Officer:
Royal Newcastle Hospital – Orthopaedics – Dr B Jones
Tamworth Base Hospital – Accident and Emergency Department
1987 – Resident Medical Officer:
Royal Newcastle Hospital – Orthopaedics – Dr Y A E Ghabrial
Wallsend District Hospital – Casualty Department
Royal Newcastle Hospital – Surgery
Mater Misericordiae Hospital – Casualty Department
Royal Newcastle Hospital – Accident & Emergency Department
1988 – Service Registrar in Surgery:
January – July Belmont District Hospital
July – December Royal Newcastle Hospital
Orthopaedic Training:
Newcastle Orthopaedic Training Programme
FRACS (Ortho) – 1992
FAOA - February 1996
1989:
Ist year Orthopaedic Training Programme (Newcastle)
January – July: Dr Kleinman – Paediatrics & General Orthopaedics
July – December Dr Ostinga + Prof Gillespie – General Orthopaedics
1990:
2nd year Orthopaedics Training Programme (Newcastle/Belmont Hospital)
January – July: Dr Jones General Orthopaedics Dr Sage – Sports Surgery
July – December (Belmont Hospital) Dr Ghabrial, Dr Sage, Dr O’Keefe
1991:
3rd year Orthopaedics Training Programme (Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital – London England
January – June: Prof Bentley – General Orthopaedics/Knee Surgery, Mr H Kemp – Tumour Surgery
July – December: Mr P Webb & Mr To Morley – Scoliosis Surgery Mr J Angel – Foot and Amputation Surgeryb
1992:
4th year Orthopaedic Training Programme (Newcastle)
January – July: Prof YAE Ghabrial – Spinal & General Orthopaedics, Dr C Harrington – General Orthopaedics
July – December: Dr O’Keefe, Dr Mitchell, Dr Harrigton – General Orthopaedics

Post Fellowship Training

1993:
February – June
Dr Sonnabend – Shoulder Surgery
Dr Hughes – Shoulder and Elbow Surgery

Hospital Appointments:

1993 – July 2001:
VMO Tamworth Base Hospital
1993 – July 2001:
VMO Tamara Private Hospital
1994 – July 2001:
VMO Gunnedah District Hospital – General Orthopaedics
2001 – Current:
Canberra Hospital, Calvary John James Hospital, National Capital Private Hospital, Canberra Private Hospital

Current Orthopaedic Skills/Interests

Shoulder Surgery:
Instability
Rotator Cuff and bicep pathology
Reverse and Total Shoulder Replacement
Knee Surgery:
Single and Multi Ligament Reconstruction
Meniscal and Chondral Damage
Patello-Femoral Pathology
Computer Navigated Knee Replacement
Primary and Revision Knee Replacement
Hip Surgery:
Hip Replacement Surgery

Deakin Sports Therapy Centre

Suite 5
2 King Street
Deakin ACT 2600

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