Doctor Profile


Prof Richard de Steiger

Professor Richard de Steiger is the Epworth Victor Smorgon Chair of Surgery, The University of Melbourne. He has a special interest in hip and knee joint replacement. He is President Elect of the International Society of Arthroplasty Registries and is the Deputy Director of the AOA – National Joint Replacement Registry.

Hospital

Specialty

  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Clinical Institute

Special Interests

  • Hip and knee joint replacement
  • Hip and knee arthroscopy
  • Osteotomy

Qualifications

  • MBBS Monash University
  • FRACS (Ortho)
  • Dip. Biomechanics University of Strathclyde

Research

  • NHMRC Grant with Professor John Hamilton and Dr Andrew.  Towards a rational strategy for osteoarthritis therapy​
  • Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Grant with Professor Mari Botti - The investigation of best practices for pain management in joint arthroplasty patients
  • Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Grant with Professor Marcus Pandy, Chair of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering, The University of Melbourne. Patient-specific computational tools for evaluating functional performance of total knee replacements in vivo​

Contact Details & For Appointments

Ph
+61 3 9429 5580
Fax
+61 3 9429 6455
E
richard@drdesteiger.com

Consulting Address

    • 26 Erin Street
    • Richmond VIC 3121

Professional Associations

  • Deputy Director, AOA – National Joint Replacement Registry
  • Member, AOA
  • Fellow RACS
  • Member of International Hip Society
  • International Society of Arthroplasty Registries

Education and Training

  • Australian Orthopaedic Association - Vic/Tas Regional Training Committee
  • Lecturer – Department of Surgery, University of Melbourne
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