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Dr Chris Roberts

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Dr Chris Roberts specialises in hand and upper limb surgery.

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Specialties

  • Hand

  • Upper Limb

  • Trauma

Qualifications    

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

Fellowships

  • 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 Street, Woden
 
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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 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. She 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 numerous trips providing medical support to regional communities in Katherine, Australia and Pohnpei, Micronesia. 

In 2004 he travelled to Sri Lanka following the Tsunami.

On the overseas medical missions organised by the John James Foundation the surgeons not only donate their skill and time to a local hospital, they also take a wide range of medical aides and equipment that are not locally available.

At Orthopaedics ACT we will accept used boots, braces, crutches etc which may not be recycled in Australia and provide these to Doctors Abroad or the John James Foundation for provision on their overseas medical missions.

 

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