Dr. Andrew S. ComleyLower Limb Orthopaedic Surgeon
M.B.B.S., F.R.A.C.S. (Orth.), F.A.O.A.

Dr. Andrew S. Comley

Dr. Andrew S. Comley

Contact Details

Tel: (08) 8236 4193

Facsimile (08) 8236 4180

Email: [javascript protected email address]

Orthopaedic Speciality

Dr Comley specializes in hip, knee and shoulder surgery procedures including:

  • Anterior Approach Hip Replacement
  • Mini-Navigated and Robotic Assisted Knee Replacement
  • ACL Reconstruction
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Shoulder Replacement, Arthroscopy and Rotator Cuff Surgery

These procedures offer patients the most rapid recovery from their surgery whilst optimizing surgical accuracy to ensure excellent long term results.

Current Appointments

Consulting at

  • Wakefield Orthopaedic Clinic
  • Injury Hub Willaston
  • Tanunda Medical Centre
  • Glenelg Community Hospital

Operating at

  • Calvary Adelaide Hospital
  • Flinders Private Hospital
  • Glenelg Community Hospital
  • Memorial Hospital

Post Surgery Guidelines

Other Appointments

  • Clinical Lecturer – University of Adelaide and Flinders University
  • AOA (SA) Orthopaedic Training Committee
  • Supervisor of Surgical Training (RACS)

Postgraduate Speciality Training

  • Fellowship Royal Australasian College of Surgeons – Orthopaedics 2002
  • RACS Marjorie Hooper Travelling Research Fellowship 2003
  • Fellowship in Adult Reconstructive Surgery (Hip & Knee Joint Replacement) – University Hospital, London, Ontario, Canada July 2003 – June 2004
  • Fellowship training in arthroscopic and sports medicine – Fowler Kennedy Sports Medicine Clinic – London Ontario, Canada


  • Treatment of Infected Total Knee Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive and Unicompartmental Knee Replacement
  • Patella Resurfacing Arthroplasty
  • Gluteal Tendon Repair
  • Alternative Bearings in Hip Arthroplasty

Medical Association Memberships

  • Australian Orthopaedic Association
  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Australian Medical Association
  • Australian Sports Medicine Association

Centre of Excellence visitations

  • Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Canada – Acetabular reconstruction
  • Hoffmann Clinic Rosenheim, Bavaria, Germany-Unicompartmental knee replacement
  • Hospital Bern-Ziegler, Switzerland – Ligament Balancing Total Knee Replacement
  • Royal Brighton and Sussex Hospital – Computer assisted knee replacement
  • Oxford University- Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre-Unicompartmental knee replacement
  • Hospital Special Surgery – New York – Hip Arthroscopy, Total Knee Replacement
  • Schultess Klinik Zurich Switzerland – Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement
  • St Francis Hospital, Connecticut – Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement