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Dr Meng Ling

BMBS, FRACS Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr Meng Ling is an Orthopaedic Surgeon with a principal interest in upper limb pathology, sports injury and joint replacement, particularly shoulder reconstruction and replacement, and that of the hip and knee.

Specialising in
  • Ankle
  • Elbow
  • Hip
  • Knee
  • Shoulder
  • Sports injuries
  • Wrist
Dr Meng Ling brings a wealth of experience to Orthopaedics SA, having completed his upper limb fellowship in Canada, focussing on shoulder replacement, as well as visiting internationally respected surgeons in North America to explore arthroscopic, sports injury and knee surgery. He has broad experience in adult trauma surgery.

With his initial medical training undertaken at Flinders University (Adelaide) in 1996, Dr Ling became a Fellow at the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2007. Following this, he completed a Clinical Fellowship in Upper Limb Surgery at the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Queens University (Ontario, Canada). In 2012, Dr Ling became Fellow of the Australian Orthopaedic Association and was appointed to the Court of Examiners of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2015 for the Specialty Court of Orthopaedics Surgery.


Specialising in

  • Ankle Elbow Hip
  • Knee Shoulder Sports injuries
  • Wrist

Consulting / Operating Locations

  • Calvary Central Districts Hospital

    Orthopaedics SA

    25/37 Jarvis Rd, Elizabeth Vale SA 5112

    (08) 8267 8267

  • 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

  • Portland District Health Hospital

    Orthopaedics SA

    141-151 Bentinck Street, Portland VIC 3305

Additional Information

With Orthopaedics SA, Dr Ling consults privately at Memorial Hospital, Flinders Private Hospital and Central Districts Hospital. He is also active in the public system, serving as a Visiting Medical Specialist with the Southern Adelaide Health Service and operating at Noarlunga Hospital, Flinders Medical Centre and the Repatriation General Hospital. Dr Ling works in upper limb and sports injury at both facilities, while at the Repatriation General Hospital, he also deals with joint replacement. To support regional patients, Dr Ling visits regional Australia, which includes consulting and operating at Portland District Hospital, Victoria.

  • BMBS, Flinders University 1996
  • FRACS in Orthopaedic Surgery, 2007
  • AO/ASIF
    Basic Skills Course on Principles of Operative Fracture Management
    March 2000, Sydney, Australia
  • Advanced Skills Course in Operative Fracture Management
    December 2004, Davos, Switzerland
  • RACS 2002
    EMST Course
  • Supervision of international medical graduates
    Salt GRC Solutions Course (2016)

1997
Internship – Royal Adelaide Hospital
South Australia

1998
RMO 2- Basic Surgical Training
Royal Adelaide Hospital, South Australia

1999
RMO 3-Basic Surgical Training
Queen Elizabeth Hospital/ Lyell McEwin Hospital
South Australia

2000
Orthopaedic Service Registrar
North Western Adelaide Health Service
Flinders Medical Centre/ Repatriation General Hospital

2001
Orthopaedic Service Registrar
Modbury Public Hospital
Royal Adelaide Hospital

2002
Orthopaedic Service Registrar
Department of Orthopaedics and Trauma
Flinders Medical Centre

2003-2004
Orthopaedic Advanced Trainee Registrar – Year 1
Flinders Medical Centre
Royal Adelaide Hospital

2004-2005
Orthopaedic Advanced Trainee Registrar – Year 2
Royal Adelaide Hospital
North Western Adelaide Health Service (QEH/ LMHS)

2005-2006
Orthopaedic Advanced Trainee Registrar – Year 3
Department of Orthopaedics and Trauma
Royal Adelaide Hospital
Modbury Public Hospital

2006-2007
Orthopaedic Advanced Trainee Registrar – Year 4
Department of Orthopaedics and Trauma
Women’s and Children’s Hospital
Flinders Medical Centre

2007
Upper Limb Clinical Fellow
Queens University
Kingston, Ontario, Canada

2007
Visiting Medical Specialist
Department of Orthopaedics and Trauma
Flinders Medical Centre/ Repatriation General Hospital

  • Upper Limb
  • Sports Injuries
  • Joint Replacement surgery
  • Australian Orthopaedic Association
  • Sports Medicine Australia
  • ACMA (Australian Chinese Medical Association)

Watch Dr Ling speaking about one of the regional hospitals he visits

  • Music – Classically Trained Violinist
  • Sport – Badminton, competed at State, National and International levels
    Nationally Accredited Level 1 Coach