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Dr. Benjamin D. Allen Lower Limb Orthopaedic Surgeon
M.B.B.S., F.R.A.C.S (Orth.), F.A.Ortho.A.

Dr Benjamin Allen MBBS, FRACS (Orth), FAOrthA joined the Wakefield Orthopaedic Clinic in 2006 after completing his Orthopaedic Training in Adelaide.

He undertook a fellowship in knee and hip arthroplasty and revision arthroplasty surgery at St George’s Hospital London, UK followed by the AOA Knee Fellowship in Melbourne, gaining invaluable experience in knee replacement surgery, sports knee injuries and ACL reconstruction in elite athletes.

Ben specialises in Knee and Hip replacement surgery, with a special interest in revision knee replacement surgery for metal allergy complications.

He also specialises in Sports knee injuries and ACL reconstruction helping both professional and amateur athletes return to sport, including the Norwood football club. He has a particular interest in managing knee injuries in dance athletes. Ben is passionate about arthritis management of the knee and hip to keep people mobile and active in the community.

Ben spends his spare time enjoying running, bush walking, mountain biking and road cycling and understands the importance of maintaining joint health through a multidisciplinary approach working closely with the Wakefield Sports and Exercise Medicine Clinic. He consults and operates at the Calvary Adelaide Hospital, Wallaroo Hospital and Naracoorte Hospital with additional consulting at Golden Grove.

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Orthopaedic Speciality

  • Hip Arthroplasty
  • Knee Arthroplasty, Sports Knee Injuries and Reconstruction


Consulting at

  • Golden Grove Family Health
  • Naracoorte Hospital
  • Wakefield Orthopaedic Clinic
  • Wallaroo Hospital

Operating at

  • Calvary Adelaide Hospital
  • Naracoorte Hospital
  • Wallaroo Hospital

Post Surgery Guidelines

Knee Arthroscopy

Other Appointments

  • Clinical Lecturer, University of Adelaide
  • Sports Medicine Australia SA Branch Council Member

Postgraduate Speciality Training

  • FRACS Orthopaedic Surgery 2006
  • Fellowship in Hip and Knee Arthroplasty and Revision, Surrey, UK 2006
  • Revision Hip Arthroplasty and Complex Acetabular Reconstruction, St George’s Hospital, London UK 2006
  • AOA Clinical Knee Fellowship Sports & Arthroplasty, Melbourne 2007


  • Knee arthroscopy and sports knee injury reconstruction
  • Hip and knee joint replacement and revision surgery
  • MRI guided patient specific knee replacement

Medical Association Memberships

  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) – Fellow
  • Australian Orthopaedic Association – Fellow
  • International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS)
  • Sports Medicine Australia SA Branch
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