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Dr Chris Roberts


Dr Chris Roberts specialises in hand and upper limb surgery.



  • Hand

  • Upper Limb

  • Trauma


  • MBBS - Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (Sydney University – 2nd class honors)
  • FRACS - Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • FAOrthA - Fellow the the Australian Orthopaedic Association


  • Hand and Upper Limb Surgery at The Pulvertaft Hand Unit, Derby, England
  • Hand and Upper Limb Surgery at the Queen Mary Hospital Hong Kong

Consulting Locations

  • Woden Specialist Medical Centre, 90 Corinna St Woden

Dr Roberts specialises in hand and upper limb surgery. In 1982 he graduated with Honours from the University of Sydney. He is a Senior Clinical Lecturer and has given lectures and tutorials in Anatomy and Orthopaedics to the Medical school at the ANU since it commenced in 2004.

After completing his advanced Orthopaedic training in Sydney, he worked at The Royal North Shore, Hornsby, Camperdown Children's Hospital, Sydney Adventist and Rachel Foster Hospitals. After his fellowship exams in Orthopaedics he underwent further advanced training with fellowships in Hand and Upper limb surgery at The Pulvertaft Hand Unit, Derby, England, and following this at the Queen Mary Hospital Hong Kong.

From 1994 till 2003 he has served as the Supervisor of Surgical training in Orthopaedics.

He is a current member of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons, Australian Orthopaedic Association and the Australian Hand Surgery Society NSW Hand Surgery Association.

He practices in both the Public and Private Orthopaedics, and teaches Accredited trainees at the Canberra Hospital.

Ursula Slane McCann PA is a new addition to Dr Roberts’ team, after the retirement of his long standing PA. Although relatively new to the practice, she is experienced in the field of Orthopaedic administration. and aims to provide a supportive, friendly and practical ear to patients on their journey through their treatment program and recovery.


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About Dr Chris Roberts

In addition to running his private Orthopaedic Practice, Dr Roberts runs public clinics in the ACT and volunteers his expertise and time to Orthopaedic charity missions.

He has participated on trips to regional communities in Katherine, Australia. He travelled to Sri Lanka following the Tsunami in 2004.

He also organises and runs regular trips to Pohnpei, Micronesia where a team of surgeons donate their skill and time to a local hospital, and take a wide range of medical aides and equipment.