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Dr Philip Brook

MBBS, FRACS (Orth)
Adult & Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr Philip Brook
Dr Philip Brook

Dr Philip Brook is an orthopaedic surgeon with over two decades’ experience treating all forms of musculoskeletal problems in children and adults (excluding adult spinal problems). He has a particular interest in hip and knee reconstruction and replacement, and gait disorders.

In private practice at Orthopaedics SA, Dr Brook provides support to patients at Memorial Hospital, and Calvary Central Districts Hospital. He is a Visiting Medical Specialist at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital and, formerly, at the Lyell McEwin Hospital. He has worked extensively in the UK, where he was a Senior Orthopaedic Fellow at Wexham Park and Heatherwood Hospitals (Slough and Ascot respectively), a Senior Lecturer at the University of Sheffield and Honorary Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Sheffield’s Northern General Hospital.

Dr Brook completed his original medical training at the University of Adelaide in 1983 and obtained Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (Orthopaedic Surgery) in 1994. He is a Fellow of the Australian Paediatric Orthopaedic Society and Australian Orthopaedic Association (AOA). Undertaking hospital inspections on their behalf, Dr Brook is also a member of the AOA’s Curriculum and Continuing Professional Development Committees. Dr Brook previously held positions of Director of Training at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital and State Chair of Orthopaedic Training with the AOA.

Specialising in

  • Adults
  • Paediatrics
  • Hip & knee
  • Gait disorders
  • General orthopaedics
  • TelTel: (08) 8267 8204
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Curriculum Vitae

Qualifications

  • MBBS, University of Adelaide 1984
  • FRACS in Orthopaedic Surgery, February 1995

Education/ Medical Training

1971-76
Henley High School,
Henley Beach,
South Australia

1977-83
Medical School,
University of Adelaide,
South Australia

1984
Rotating Internship,
Royal Adelaide Hospital,
South Australia

1985
Surgical Residency,
Royal Adelaide Hospital,
South Australia

1986-87
General Surgical Registrar,
Queen Elizabeth and Modbury Hospitals,
South Australia

1988-89

    • Orthopaedic Service Registrar
    • Royal Adelaide Hospital
    • Modbury Hospital
    • Flinders Medical Centre
    • Repatriation General Hospital
    • Queen Elizabeth Hospital South Australia

1991-94

    • Advanced Orthopaedic Training Programme
    • Royal Adelaide Hospital
    • Flinders Medical Centre
    • Queen Elizabeth Hospital
    • Women’s and Children’s Hospital South Australia

1995
Senior Orthopaedic Fellow,
Heatherwood and Wexham Park Hospitals Trust,
Ascot, Berkshire, U.K.

1996
Senior Lecturer, Section of Orthopaedics and Traumatic Surgery,
Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Sheffield,
Sheffield, U.K

1996
Honorar Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon,
Department of Orthopaedics, Northern General Hospital,
Sheffield, U.K.

1997-2007
Visiting Medical Specialist
Lyell McEwin Health Service
Elizabeth Vale
South Australia

1996-Present
Private Orthopaedic Surgical Practice,
Consulting at:
Orthopaedics SA, North Adelaide
Salisbury Specialist Suites, Commercial Road, Salisbury
Bridge Clinic, Murray Bridge

1996-Present
Senior Visiting Orthopaedic Surgeon,
Women’s and Children’s Hospital,
North Adelaide
South Australia

1996-Present
Clinical Lecturer,
Department of Orthopaedics and Trauma,
Department of Paediatrics,
University of Adelaide,
South Australia

Associations

  • Australian Orthopaedic Association
  • Australian Paediatric Orthopaedic Society
  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • American Academy for Cerebral Palsy & Developmental Medicine

Positions Held

2007-Present

Chairperson

  • Australian Orthopaedic Association
  • SA Branch
  • Regional Training Committee
  • Australian Orthopaedic Association
  • SA Branch
  • Orthopaedic Services Committee

Consulting/Operating Locations

Consulting Locations

North Adelaide Central Districts – Elizabeth Vale

Orthopaedics SA
First floor
1 Kermode St.
North Adelaide SA 5006

Central Districts Private Hospital
23-37 Jarvis Rd.
Elizabeth Vale SA 5112

Operating Locations

North Adelaide Central Districts – Elizabeth Vale

The Women’s and Children’s Hospital
72 King William Rd.
North Adelaide SA 5006

Central Districts Private Hospital
23-37 Jarvis Rd.
Elizabeth Vale SA 5112