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Dr Anthony Samson

Dr Anthony Samson

BMBS BSC (HONS) FRACS FAOrthA Orthopaedic Surgeon


Dr Anthony Samson

BMBS BSC (HONS) FRACS FAOrthA Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr Anthony Samson is an orthopaedic surgeon specialising in hip, knee, sports and trauma surgery, with a particular interest in hip and knee replacement. Dr Anthony Samson utilises various peri-operative techniques to enhance recovery and achieve the best possible outcome for his patients.

Specialising in
  • Ankle
  • Hip
  • Hip (Anterior)
  • Knee
  • Robotics
  • Sports injuries

Dr Samson completed medical school training at Flinders University before embarking on orthopaedic training in South Australia. After obtaining Fellowship with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (Orthopaedics), Dr Samson completed a hands on international clinical arthroplasty fellowship at the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh. Not only did he further his education and skills in complex primary and revision hip and knee arthroplasty, he also developed an interest in improving Patient Reported Outcome Scores. Since returning to Adelaide he has continued this research and implemented outcome scores for the arthroplasty department whilst being involved in registrar training and medical student education as an Associate Lecturer for Flinders University.


Specialising in

  • Ankle Hip Hip (Anterior)
  • Knee Robotics Sports injuries

Consulting / Operating Locations

  • Aldinga Medical Centre

    Orthopaedics SA

    89 Rowley Rd, Aldinga Beach SA 5173

  • Flinders Private Hospital

    Orthopaedics SA

    1 Flinders Dr, Bedford Park SA 5042

    (08) 8267 8267

  • Memorial Medical Centre

    Orthopaedics SA

    Level 1, 1 Kermode St, North Adelaide SA 5006

    (08) 8267 8267

  • Orthopaedics SA Parkside

    Orthopaedics SA

    257 Fullarton Rd, Parkside SA 5063. Car parking off Hone Street.
    Rooms located adjacent to Sound Radiology

    (08) 8267 8267

Additional Information

Dr Samson consults at Flinders Private Hospital, Ashford Specialist Centre and Parkside, and is also a Staff Specialist for the Southern Area Local Health Network. He charges no gap for surgery on privately insured patients and bulk bills pensioners for consultation.

  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (Orthopaedic Surgery)
  • Arthroplasty and Revision Arthroplasty, Complex Hip and Knee Replacement, Cone Metaphyseal Reconstruction.
  • Fellow of the Australian Orthopaedic Association.
  • Staff Specialist Southern Area Local Health Network.
  • Associate Clinical Lecturer Flinders Medical Centre
  • Executive Board Member, Department of Orthopaedics, Southern Area Local Health Network.

Optimizing Posterior Condylar Offset and Joint Line Restoration in Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty Using a Contemporary Implant System.
A Samson, D Hamilton, B Loh, G MacPherson, R Burnett. 2018. Techniques in Orthopaedics.
https://journals.lww.com/techortho/Abstract/publishahead/Optimizing_Posterior_Condylar_Offset_and_Joint.99869.aspx

Total Knee Replacement in the Morbidly Obese: a literature review.
A Samson, G Mercer, D Campbell. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery. 2010 Sep;80(9):595-9.

A modified ulna transpositiont technique for Camanacci grade 3 Giant Cell Tumours of the distal radius with a cloverleaf plate.
J McClean, A Stevenson, A Samson, M Clayer. Techniques in Hand Up Extremity Surgery. 2014Sep;18(3):135-42.

A Pronator Teres-sparing volar approach for osteosynthesis of midshaft diaphyseal radius fractures
J. McLean, A. Stevenson, A. Samson, A. Watts, C. Constant
Techniques in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery. 2015 Dec; 19(4): 138-42.

Effect of somatostatin on electrogenic ion transport in the duodenum and colon of the mouse, Mus domesticus. 
A. Samson, K. Hamilton and G. Butt. Journal of Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology (2000). 459-468.

  • Lower Limb Arthroplasty Patient Reported Outcome Measures at the Southern Area Local Health Network.
  • Mini-Open Lateral Patella Facetectomy, A Viable Treatment for Isolated Patello-Femoral Osteoarthritis.
  • Surgical Management and Outcomes of hip and knee periprosthetic fracture surgery.

2018 Mako Total Knee BioSkills Laboratory

2017 AOA Annual Scientific Meeting

2017 AOA Arthroplasty Society Annual Scientific Meeting

2016 Advances in Technologies and Techniques in revision knee arthroplasty, Triathlon TS Instructional Course. Edinburgh, United Kingdom

2016 230th M.O.R.E. AMIS learning Centre, Tours, France

2016 AOTrauma Course – Periprosthetic Fractures. Basingstoke, United Kingdom

2016 Stryker Knee Cadaveric Meeting, Newcastle, United Kingdom.

2016 Corail Pinnacle Learning Centre, Annecy, France

2016 Knee Arthroplasty, Trends in the 21st Century. Rome, Italy

2015 Australian Orthopaedic Association, How I Do It

2015 Australian Orthopaedic Association Continuing Orthopaedic Education: Hip and Knee Arthroplasty

2015 Australian Orthopaedic Association National Trial Fellowship exam

2014 Australian Orthopaedic Registrars Association Annual General Meeting

2014 Australian Paediatric Orthopaedic Society Instructional Course

2013 Lima shoulder Cadaver course

2012 OTC Advanced Fracture Management of the Upper Limb, Knee, Foot and Ankle Courses: Approaches and Management

2010 OTC Intramedullary femoral and tibial nailing

2010 Upper Extremity Fracture Management Instructional Cadaver Course

2009 Anatomy for Surgical Trainees at Adelaide University

2007 AO Basic Fracture Principles

2005 Professional and Linguistic Assessments Boards Exam

  • Edson prize in Biochemisty, top Undergraduate student
  • Awarded Post Graduate PhD Scholarship

Improving the appropriateness of knee arthroscopy
Southern Areal Local Health Network Convocation, October 2015

A comparison of K wire position in tension band wiring of olecranon fractures
South Australian AOA Branch Meeting, November 2011

Total knee replacement in morbidly obese: a review of current literature
South Australian AOA Branch Meeting, November 2009

Osteochondroma of the Trapezoid 
South Australian Hand Society Branch Annual General Meeting, 2008

2016 Non-Athroplasty Hip Pathology, South-East Scotland Orthopaedic Training Programme
Teviot Place, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

2015 Flinders University Medical Student Society
Musculoskeletal Masterclass

2011 – 2014. Associate Clinical Lecturer for the Adelaide University Medical School
2011 and 2013, Citation for Excellence in Clinical Teaching

2013. Lecturer for the South Australian Orthopaedic Nurses Association:
When things go wrong, Flinders Medical School

2013. Flinders University Student Society:
FUSS Suture Workshops and OSCE

2009 – 2010, Lecturer for the Certificate of Rehabilitation Nursing for Masters Degree in Clinical Rehabilitation
Flinders University

2007 – 2009. Lecturer and Tutor for MMED 8802, 8803
Structured Clinical Instructional Modules and OSCE