An orthopaedic surgeon specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of injuries or diseases involving bones, joints, muscles, tendons, ligaments, nerves, blood vessels, skin, and cartilage. They are also trained to treat people with deformities such as congenital deformities, and the locomotor problems which can arise from cerebral palsy, leprosy, and polio.
Dr Stuart Kirkham is a highly experienced, highly trained, leading Orthopaedic surgeon in Australia with advanced training in diagnosing and treating musculoskeletal injuries. He specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of all upper limb conditions affecting anything to do with joints, bones, muscles, nerves, tendons, ligaments, cartilage, and other soft tissues.
If you are struggling with any of these conditions please reach out to have a discussion about how we can help you.
Dr Kirkham graduated in 1990 with an M.B.; B.S. degree from the Faculty of Medicine at The University of Sydney. He then did his Orthopaedic registrar training, finishing in 1998, under the direction of both The Australian Orthopaedic
Association (AOA) & the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS)
In the same year Dr Kirkham was awarded the Zimmer Orthopaedic Travelling Fellowship Prize by the AOA; and then undertook a further 12 months of post-doctoral fellowship training in Hand & Upper Limb Surgery at the Baylor College of Medicine, Houston Texas. A proud addition to his knowledge is a diploma in Microvascular surgery, which has enabled him to reattach several patient’s fingers and even two wrists.