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Dr George Dracopoulos

Dr George Dracopoulos

MBBS, FRACS (Orth) Orthopaedic Surgeon


Dr George Dracopoulos

MBBS, FRACS (Orth) Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr George Dracopoulos is an orthopaedic surgeon specialising exclusively in foot and ankle problems. With a deep understanding of this complex anatomy, he supports patients to address the relationship between balance, stability, movement and propulsion with foot and ankle problems.

Specialising in
  • Ankle
  • Foot
Dr Dracopoulos consults at Ashford, Memorial Medical Centre and OSA's Parkside rooms and operates privately at Memorial and Burnside Hospitals. He also invests time in supporting the professional development of other surgeons by supervising an Australian Orthopaedic Association Fellowship to train surgeons in foot and ankle techniques.

After graduating from the University of Adelaide in 1984, he obtained Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (Orthopaedic Surgery) in 1993, and followed this with a specialist Fellowship in Foot and Ankle Surgery at Harvard University (US). He remained in the US, as a guest of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society, to visit specialist centres across North America. Upon returning to Australia, Dr Dracopoulos completed a second foot and ankle Fellowship at the Brisbane Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Centre.


Specialising in

  • Ankle Foot

Consulting / Operating Locations

  • Ashford Specialist Centre

    Orthopaedics SA

    Level 4, 57 Anzac Highway, Ashford SA 5035

    (08) 8267 8267

  • Burnside War Memorial Hospital

    Orthopaedics SA

    120 Kensington Road, Toorak Gardens SA 5065

  • 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 George Dracopoulos has attended the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society Comprehensive Foot & Ankle Course (Chicago) and the Advanced Foot & Ankle Course (New York). He is a former Government appointed medical representative on the Podiatry Board of South Australia (1997-2006) and current member of both the Australian and American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Societies.

  • MBBS, University of Adelaide 1984
  • FRACS in Orthopaedic Surgery, February 1993
  • Fellow of Australian Orthopaedic Association, 1996

1978-83
Medical School,
University of Adelaide,
South Australia

1984-86
Intern & Basic Surgical Trainee,
Royal Adelaide Hospital,
South Australia

1987-92
Orthopaedic Registrar,
South Australian Training Scheme

1993
Foot & Ankle Fellowship,
Harvard Medical School,
Boston USA

1994-95
Foot & Ankle Fellowship,
Brisbane Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Centre
Brisbane, Queensland

1996-2003
Head of Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Services
Royal Adelaide Hospital & Flinders Medical Centre
South Australia

1996-Present
Private Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Practice,
Ashford, Memorial and Burnside Hospitals,
South Australia

  • Australian Medical Association
  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Australian Orthopaedic Association
  • Australian Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society
  • American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society
  • Private Foot & Ankle Surgeon
    Ashford, Memorial and Burnside Hospitals
    South Australia
  • Clinical Lecturer
    University of Adelaide & Flinders University
    South Australia