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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, with a particular interest in minimally invasive techniques, including keyhole bunion surgery and keyhole ankle arthroscopy.

Specialising in
  • Ankle
  • Foot
Dr Dracopoulos consults at Ashford, North Adelaide and Parkside and operates at Memorial and Burnside Hospitals. With over 20 years experience in bunion surgery, he is now one of the few surgeons offering keyhole bunion surgery in Adelaide.

After completing Orthopaedic training in Adelaide, Dr Dracopoulos undertook two Foot & Ankle fellowships, one at Harvard Medical School (Boston), the other in Brisbane. Since returning he has devoted himself exclusively to foot and ankle, including the ongoing supervision of an Australian Orthopaedic Association Fellowship in which he trains surgeons in foot and ankle techniques.


Specialising in

  • Ankle Foot

Consulting / Operating Locations

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

  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Australian Orthopaedic Association
  • Australian Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society
  • American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society
  • Medical Defence Society of SA
  • Private Foot & Ankle Surgeon
    Ashford, Memorial and Burnside Hospitals
    South Australia
  • Clinical Lecturer
    University of Adelaide & Flinders University
    South Australia
  • Supervisor of AOA approved fellowship to train overseas surgeons