Richard O. Pope

Upper Limb Orthopaedic Surgeon

M.B.B.S., F.R.A.C.S., F.A. Orth.A., G.A.I.C.D.

Contact Details

Tel:(08) 8236 4171
Facsimile:(08) 8236 4110

Orthopaedic Speciality

Shoulder Arthroplasty Brochure
Shoulder Arthroscopic Reconstructive Surgery

Current Appointments

Consulting at

Wakefield Orthopaedic Clinic
Victor Harbor - South Coast Hospital

Operating at

Calvary Wakefield Hospital
Burnside Hospital
St Andrews Hospital
Victor Harbor - South Coast Hospital

Post Surgery Guidelines

Other Appointments

Clinical Lecturer – University of Adelaide
Senior Lecturer – School of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences – Flinders University
Chairman Wakefield Orthopaedic Clinic 2005-2009
AOA – Orthopaedic Training Committee – SA – 2004-2006
Shoulder & Elbow Society of Australia – Past Secretary/Treasurer
Medical Advisory Panel – Medical Insurance Group Australia

Postgraduate Speciality Training

Basic Surgical Training and Surgical Primary – Dunedin, New Zealand
Advanced Surgical Training – Orthopaedic Surgery, Adelaide
Clinical Attachments in Sacramento, California; Duke University, North Carolina; Boston; San Francisco
Advanced Fixation of Hand Course, Utah 1991
Advanced Arthroscopy Course, Charleston South Carolina 1991
Microvascular Surgery Course – St Vincents Hospital 1992
Early Management of Severe Trauma Course 1999
Graduate of Australian Institute of Company Directors


Rotator cuff impingement and tear – treatment and outcome
Shoulder instability management methods, arthroscopic and open
Clavicle fracture treatment, method and outcomes
Adhesive Capsulitis treatment and outcome

Medical Association Memberships

Australian Orthopaedic Association
Australian Hand Surgery Society
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
Shoulder and Elbow Society of Australia