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Dr Igor Policinski


Dr Igor Policinski specialises in upper limb conditions, from the fingertips to the shoulder.



  • Hand & wrist surgery (Microsurgeon)

  • Elbow surgery

  • Shoulder surgery (arthroplasty & reconstruction)

  • Trauma

  • Replantation & re-vascularization

  • Tendon repair

  • Deformities

  • Nerve compression

  • Arthritis

  • Tendon transfers and balancing


  • FAOrthA - Fellow Australian Orthopaedic Association

  • FRACS - Fellow Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

  • MD - Doctor of Medicine


  • Hand & Microsurgery, Kleinert & Kutz Institute, Kentucky, USA
  • Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Portland, USA
  • Shoulder Surgery, Florida, USA and Nice, France

Consulting Locations

  • Woden Specialist Medical Centre, 90 Corinna St Woden
  • Calvary Clinic, 40 Mary Potter Circuit, Bruce


Dr Igor Policinski specialises in upper limb conditions, from the fingertips to the shoulder.

Once Dr Policinski completed his Australian Orthopaedic Training and received his Royal Australasian College of Surgeon Fellowship in 2014, he travelled for two years to USA and Europe to further subspecialise in Microsurgery, Hand, Wrist, Elbow and Shoulder surgery. 

His American Fellowships included the world-renowned Fellowship of Christine M. Kleinert Institute for Hand and Micro Surgery.  His US Fellowship in Shoulder Surgery was at the Tampa Institute of Orthopaedics.  He completed his European Fellowship in Shoulder Surgery at Institut Universitaire Locomoteur et du Sport in Nice, France.

Dr Policinski grew up and completed his secondary education in Canberra.   After completing his medical degree in Poland, he returned to Canberra to his many friends and colleagues and he remains strongly connected to the Canberra community.

Ros his Personal Assistant, has a background of over 20 years’ medical administration experience. She joined Orthopaedics ACT in 2010 and has worked with Dr Policinski since he joined the group in 2015. Providing helpful and friendly support to patients, Ros enjoys her role assisting people along the journey from the first consultation until their discharge following surgery.  Ros is joined by admin assistant, Gail, who also has an extensive background in health administration. Together they provide a supportive, caring team to Dr Policinski and his patients.  


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About Dr Igor Policinski

He returns to Canberra, with a wealth of sub-specialty orthopaedic experience and is now seeing patients at Orthopaedics ACT in the Woden Specialist Medical Centre  and the Calvary Clinic at Bruce. He also supports the Emergency On-Call at the Canberra Hospital.

Enjoy Better Function and Faster Recovery
— Dr Igor Policinski

Dr Policinski has privileges both at private and public hospitals throughout Canberra.  He sees conditions such as arthritis, nerve injuries, carpal tunnel syndrome, sports injury, trauma and accidents, tumors, work-related injury and congenital disorders.