Dr. Michael J. SandowUpper Limb Orthopaedic Surgeon
B.M.B.S., F.R.A.C.S., F.A. Orth.A.

Dr. Michael J. Sandow

Dr. Michael J. Sandow

Contact Details

Tel: (08) 8236 4166

Facsimile: (08) 8236 4110

Email: [javascript protected email address]

Orthopaedic Speciality

Current Appointments

Consulting at

  • Wakefield Orthopaedic Clinic

Operating at

  • Calvary Wakefield Hospital
  • Parkwynd Private Hospital
  • St. Andrews Hospital

Visiting Orthopaedic Specialist at

  • Calvary Wakefield Hospital
  • Parkwynd Private Hospital
  • St. Andrews Hospital

Post Surgery Guidelines

Shoulder Tendonitis

Other Appointments

  • Associate Professor – University of Adelaide
  • Sessional Lecturer – University of South Australia (Dept Physiotherapy)
  • A.B.C. Travelling Fellow 1996
  • Hong Kong Travelling Fellow 1995
  • Best paper presentation: A.O.A. 1993
  • Aust Hand Surgery Society 1993, 1999, 2000
  • Best Scientific Exhibit, American Society for Surgery of the Hand 2003

Postgraduate Speciality Training

Hand and Microsurgery Fellowship, Duke University Medical Center North Carolina USA 1988/89 - E.M.S.T.


  • Shoulder instability, acute and chronic arthroscopic and open repairs
  • Shoulder injuries in volleyball players
  • Total shoulder replacement outcome
  • Repair of tendon injuries in the hand
  • Costal (rib) grafts in wrist
  • 3D Imaging and virtual surgery
  • Scaphoid and wrist bone grafting techniques

Medical Association Memberships

  • Australian Hand Surgery Society
  • Australian Medical Association
  • Australian Military Medicine Association
  • Australian Orthopaedic Association
  • Australian Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeon
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Association of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • International Arthroscopy Association (ISAKOS)
  • Shoulder and Elbow Society of Australia
  • Sports Medicine Australia