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Dr. MJW (Collie) Begg Lower Limb Orthopaedic Surgeon
M.B.B.S., F.R.A.C.S. (Orth)

Collie has been a member of the Wakefield Orthopaedic Clinic since 2006, having trained in Orthopaedics at the University of Adelaide and enhanced his skills in knee replacement surgery through a Fellowship in Boston, USA and other appointments in Western Europe. Collie specialises in Hip and Knee surgery, particularly Arthritis care and injuries to the knee. He is passionate about helping people recover their strength and movement, relieving peoples’ joint pain and resolving their mobility issues.

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Orthopaedic Speciality

Dr Begg specialises in hip, knee and shoulder surgery, including

  • Hip Conditions
  • Knee Conditions
  • Shoulder Conditions
  • Hip replacement via the direct anterior or mini posterior surgical technique
  • Computer navigated and robotic assisted knee replacement surgery
  • Knee arthroscopy and ligament reconstruction
  • Shoulder rotator cuff surgery


Consulting at

  • Wakefield Orthopaedic Clinic, Adelaide
  • The Injury Hub, Gawler
  • Mortlock Clinic, Port Lincoln
  • Naracoorte Hospital
  • Hyde & Partners Medical Clinic, Gawler

Operating at

  • Calvary Adelaide Hospital
  • Gawler Hospital
  • Port Lincoln Hospital
  • Naracoorte Hospital

Visiting Orthopaedic Specialist at

  • Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Post Surgery Guidelines

Knee Condtions

Other Appointments

  • Clinical Lecturer, University of Adelaide

Postgraduate Speciality Training

  • Fellow of Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) 2006
  • Fellowship in Hip and Knee Joint Replacement, Harvard University, Boston USA, 2006
  • Fellowship in Knee Replacement Surgery, Leuven, Belgium 2006


  • Bearings in hip replacement surgery
  • Minimally invasive hip replacement surgery
  • Outcome measurements
  • New knee replacement system evaluation
  • Patient matched / customised knee replacements
  • Non operative treatments for knee arthritis
  • Rapid recovery protocols following joint replacements

Medical Association Memberships

  • Australian Orthopaedic Association
  • Australian Sports Medicine Federation
  • International Society For Technology in Arthroplasty
  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

Centres of Excellence visitations

These visitations enabled work with internationally renowned Orthopaedic Surgeons involved with the development of new implants and techniques.

  • University Hospital, Innsbruck, Austria – Minimally invasive anterior approach hip replacement
  • Inselspital, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland – Unicompartmental knee replacement
  • Hoffmann Clinic, Rosenheim, Germany – Unicompartmental knee replacement
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, USA – Hip and knee replacement, sports surgery
  • Schulthess Klinik, Zurich, Switzerland – Minimally invasive anterior approach hip replacement
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