• Orthopaedic Surgery

Areas of Interest


Surjit is a Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon based in central Melbourne with dual fellowship qualifications in Orthopaedic Surgery from Australia and England. He undertook fellowships in lower limb Arthroplasty (Melbourne), Trauma (Melbourne) and Pelvic and acetabular trauma (Melbourne and Baltimore, USA). He has a special interest in lower limb joint replacements, pelvic and acetabular trauma, sports injuries and fracture management.

Surjit is actively involved in teaching (Surgical Educators Group, The Royal Melbourne Hospital), has presented nationally and internationally, and authored 'Enhanced recovery considerations for major orthopaedic surgery' for the Graduate Diploma of Perioperative Medicine in conjunction with the University of Melbourne.

Epworth hospital locations


Epworth Richmond


Epworth Eastern


Epworth Freemasons Albert Street

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Lidder Orthopaedics

Suite 8.1, Level 8
89 Bridge Road
Richmond VIC 3121

Consulting Location

Lidder Orthopaedics

Harcourt Specialist Centre
536 Barkers Road
Hawthorn East VIC 3123

Education and training

  • Junior Doctors and allied health professionals (Surgical Educators Group, The Royal Melbourne Hospital)
  • FRACS teaching to SET trainees and International Medical Graduates
  • FRCS (UK) teaching for Lets Talk Dr
  • General Practitioner education


  • www.researchgate.net/profile/Surjit-Lidder


  • MSc (Tr & Orth)
  • MFSEM (UK)
  • FRCS (Tr & Orth)
  • FRACS (Orth)
  • FAOrthA

Professional Associations

  • AOA
  • RACS
  • RCSE
  • Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine UK

Public Appointments

  • Royal Melbourne Hospital