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

Dr Comley is a Fellowship trained Orthopaedic surgeon who treats Hip, Knee and Shoulder conditions. He has a particular interest in joint preservation surgery of the hip and knee including cartilage/meniscus repair and limb realignment (osteotomy) but also joint replacement procedures when joint damage is more advanced. Dr Comley specialises in anterior approach total hip replacement and was an early adopter of robotic knee surgery. He has extensive experience in the use of Robotics for minimally invasive knee replacement surgery.

Dr Comley also specialises in sports injury surgery and performs a wide range of knee and shoulder sports injury surgery including arthroscopy, ACL reconstructions and rotator cuff repairs. He works very closely with local sports physicians, physiotherapists and sports trainers, assisting them to diagnose and treat players thereby facilitating a rapid return to sport.

Dr Comley consults in Gawler, Tanunda, Glenelg and the Wakefield Orthopaedic Clinic in Adelaide.

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Orthopaedic Speciality

  • Hip Conditions
  • Knee Conditions
  • Shoulder Conditions

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.


Consulting at

  • Wakefield Orthopaedic Clinic
  • Injury Hub Willaston
  • Tanunda Medical Centre
  • Glenelg Community Hospital
  • Gawler Specialist Centre
  • Mount Barker & Balhannah Medical Clinics

Operating at

  • Calvary Adelaide Hospital
  • Gawler Health Services
  • Glenelg Community Hospital
  • Memorial Hospital

Visiting Orthopaedic Specialist at

  • Gawler Health Service

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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
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