Welcome to Orthopaedics ACT

OrthopaedicsACT brings together the skill and expertise of eight orthopaedic surgeons, covering all orthopaedic subspecialty areas including management of Trauma. Working together, they are committed to providing surgical excellence to patients in partnership with referring GPs and other allied health providers.

 

Orthopaedics ACT
Procedures & Services

Collectively our eight Orthopaedic Surgeons cover the entire body, from the tip of your toe to the top of your spine.

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Our Surgeons

 
  Dr Damian Smith  MB BS, BSC, FRACS

Dr Damian Smith
MB BS, BSC, FRACS

Dr Damian Smith is committed to providing high quality, caring and personalised Orthopaedic care to the Canberra Community and surrounding districts.

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  Dr Chris Roberts  MB BS, FRACS, FAOrthA

Dr Chris Roberts
MB BS, FRACS, FAOrthA

Dr Roberts graduated with Honours from the University of Sydney in 1982. He completed his advanced Orthopaedic training in Sydney.

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  Dr Alexander Burns  MB BS, FRACS(Orth)

Dr Alexander Burns
MB BS, FRACS(Orth)

Dr Al Burns graduated in medicine from the University of Sydney in 1995, and completed his advanced orthopaedic training in Sydney.

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  Dr Phil Aubin  MB, FRCSC, FRACS, FAOrthA

Dr Phil Aubin
MB, FRCSC, FRACS, FAOrthA

Dr Aubin is a graduate (Magna Cum Laude) from the University of Ottawa, Canada. His Orthopaedic training took place at the University of Calgary hospitals.

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  Dr Nicholas Tsai  MB BS, FRACS(Orth)

Dr Nicholas Tsai
MB BS, FRACS(Orth)

A graduate of the University of Sydney Dr Nicholas Tsai did his internship and residency in Westmead Hospital. 

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  Dr Gawel Kulisiewiczs  MB BS, FRACS

Dr Gawel Kulisiewiczs
MB BS, FRACS

Dr Kulisiewicz graduated from the University of Sydney in 1998, then went on to work at The Canberra and Calvary Hospitals as an intern.

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  Prof Paul Smith  BM BS, FRACS, FAOrthA

Prof Paul Smith
BM BS, FRACS, FAOrthA

Professor Paul Smith graduated in medicine from The Flinders University of South Australia 1986, and completed orthopaedic surgical training in 1995.

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  Dr Igor Policinski  MD FRACS(Ortho), FAOrthA

Dr Igor Policinski
MD FRACS(Ortho), FAOrthA

Dr Igor Policinski specialises in orthopaedic conditions of the Hand, Wrist, Elbow and Shoulder.

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Learn more about us

Orthopaedics ACT was established in 2013 with the goal of providing service which is timely, caring and compassionate; allows the patient to communicate; promotes healthy outcomes; promotes effective pathways based on best available evidence; provides continuity of care including post surgery.

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Committed to education

Education for patients, their carers, our referrers, other allied health partners and those entering the industry is a priority. We actively provide education sessions across all of our stakeholder groups with the goal of sharing knowledge and improving outcomes. 

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Our commitment is long term

Should a joint replacement implant be the best option, Orthopaedics ACT commits to be a supporting partner with our patients for the life of the implant. This partnership is managed through the Joint Replacement Outcomes Program, our in-house joint monitoring program. 

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Eight Orthopaedic Surgeons

In mutual recognition of their approach to patient care and surgical skill, our team of surgeons have chosen to work together out of a desire to provide a centre of orthopaedic excellence for those living in Canberra and the surrounding region.

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Before your first appointment

What you need to know before making an appointment.

 

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Upcoming events

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