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Dr Aaron Stevenson


Dr Aaron Stevenson


Dr Aaron Stevenson is an Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon who specialises in both paediatric and adult spinal surgery. Dr Stevenson manages all aspects of spinal disease through all ages including paediatric scoliosis, paediatric and adult spinal trauma and tumours, and adult degenerative disease.

Specialising in
  • Paediatrics
  • Spine
Dr Stevenson has comprehensive experience with advanced spinal technologies including computer navigation and minimally invasive surgery. He has a particular interest in anterior spine surgery and complex deformity correction.

Dr Stevenson graduated from the University of Adelaide in 2008. He completed specialist spinal and neurosurgical Fellowships at the Royal Adelaide Hospital and The University of Colorado Spine Centre in the United States of America. Dr Stevenson has attended multiple spinal centres across the USA including the Shriners Hospital for Children, Nemours Hospital for Children and Children’s Hospital of Colorado.

Specialising in

  • Paediatrics Spine

Consulting / Operating Locations

Additional Information

Privately Dr Stevenson consults with Orthopaedics SA at the Memorial Medical Centre and Parkside, and operates privately from The Memorial Hospital and St Andrews Hospital.

  • Spinal Surgical Fellowship
    University of Colorado Hospital (Denver, Colorado, USA)
    Veteran’s Affairs Hospital (Denver, Colorado, USA)
    Children’s Hospital of Colorado (Denver, Colorado, USA)
    • Anterior Spinal Access
    • Complex Adult Spinal Deformity Correction
    • Pediatric Spinal Deformity Correction
    • Early Onset and Neuromuscular Scoliosis Correction
  • Consultant Orthopaedic and Spinal Surgeon
    Royal Adelaide Hospital
    Women’s and Children’s Hospital
    • Orthopaedic General Trauma
    • Orthopaedic Spinal Trauma
    • Spinal Cord Injury Service
  • Clinical Associate Lecturer
    The University of Adelaide
    • Medical Undergraduate Musculoskeletal Lecture Series
    • Medical Undergraduate Clinical Skills Examiner
  • Spinal Surgical Fellowship
    Royal Adelaide Hospital
    Women’s and Children’s Hospital
    St Andrews Hospital
    • Degenerative Spinal Disease
    • Spinal Column Trauma and Spinal Cord Injury
  • Orthopaedic SET 5 Registrar
    Flinders Medical Centre
  • Orthopaedic SET 4 Registrar
    Royal Adelaide Hospital
  • Orthopaedic SET 3 Registrar
    Royal Adelaide Hospital
    Shriners Hospital for Children (Portland, Oregon, USA)
    • Idiopathic Spinal Deformity Correction
    • Congenital and Neuromuscular Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Orthopaedic SET 2 Registrar
    Women’s and Children’s Hospital
    Royal Adelaide Hospital
  • Orthopaedic SET 1 Registrar
    Flinders Medical Centre
    Queen Elizabeth Hospital
  • Orthopaedic Service Registrar
    Royal Darwin Hospital
  • Pre-Surgical Training Program
    Royal Adelaide Hospital
  • Pre-Surgical Training Program
    Royal Adelaide Hospital
  • Internship
    Royal Adelaide Hospital
  • 2014 Training Medical Officer Award
    • Junior Doctor of the Year Award
    • Early Vocational Trainee (Women’s and Children’s Health Network)
  • 2009 NIMMO Medal
    • Prize Finalist
    • Royal Adelaide Hospital Runner-up investigator (part-time research division)
  • 2008 RJ Bauze Medal
    • Prize Winner
    • Best Presentation at the Australian Orthopaedic Association (SA Branch) Annual Scientific Meeting
  • 2008 RP Jepson Medal
    • Prize Finalist
    • Orthopaedic surgical representative at the Royal Australian College of Surgeons (SA Branch) Annual Scientific Meeting
  • A Pronator teres-sparing volar approach for osteosynthesis of midshaft diaphyseal radius fractures. McLean JM, Stevenson AW, Samson AJ, Watts AC, Constant CR. Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg. 2015 In press.
  • A Modified Ulnar Translocation Reconstruction Technique for Campanacci Grade 3 Giant Cell Tumors of the Distal Radius Using a Clover Leaf Plate. McLean JM, Clayer M, Stevenson AW, Samson AJ. Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg. 2014 Jun 11. Aaron W Stevenson
  • Waterproof cast liners in paediatric forearm fractures: a randomized trial. Stevenson AW, Gahukamble AD, Antoniou G, Pool B, Sutherland LW, Cundy PJ; J Child Orthop. 2013 Mar;7(2):123-30.
  • Posterolateral and anterolateral approaches to unicondylar posterolateral tibial plateau fracture: a comparative study. Solomon LB, Stevenson AW, Lee YC, Baird RP, Howie DW. Injury. 2013 Nov;44(11):1561-8.
  • Weight bearing induced displacement and over time migration of fracture fragments following split depression lateral tibial plateau fracture: an RSA case series. Solomon LB, Callary SA, Stevenson AW, Howie DW, McGee MA, Moss MJ, Chehade MJ. J Bone joint Surg Br. 2011 Jun;93(6):817-23.
  • Posterolateral transfibular approach to tibial plateau fractures: technique, results and rationale. Solomon LB, Stevenson AW, Baird RPV, Pohl AP. J Orthop Trauma. 2010 Aug;24(8):505-14.
  • The accuracy and precision of radiostereometric analysis in monitoring tibial plateau fractures. Solomon LB, Stevenson AW, Callary SA, Sullivan TR, Howie DW, Chehade MJ. Acta Orthop. 2010 Aug;81(4):487-94.
  • The insertion of the biceps femoris tendon: anatomical and radiological description of an anatomical variant. Solomon LB, Stevenson AW. Clin Anat. 2008 Nov;21(8):802-4.
  • 2008 Australian Orthopaedic Association Research Fund
    • Research Foundation Grant: AU $28,725
    • A review of treatment methods and radiographic and clinical outcomes of patients with tibial plateau fractures. Solomon LB, Chehade MJ, Howie DW, Stevenson AW, Callary SA, Carbone TA.