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Dr. Peter L. Lewis
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Dr. Peter L. LewisLower Limb Orthopaedic Surgeon
M.B.B.S., F.R.A.C.S., F.A. Orth.A.

Peter Lewis MB BS FRACS(Orth) FAOrthA, has devoted his career in Orthopaedics to hip and knee joint replacement surgery. After training in Orthopaedic Surgery in Adelaide, he completed a fellowship in Adult Lower Limb Reconstructive Surgery in Canada and since then has built a busy practise in Arthroplasty Surgery based at the Wakefield Orthopaedic Clinic. He is Head of the Arthroplasty Service for the Northern Adelaide Local Health Network, and has previously held a similar position at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital. For the last 9 years he has been a Deputy Director of the Australian Orthopaedic Association National Joint Replacement Registry. Dr Lewis has authored over 60 peer-reviewed publications in the field of total joint arthroplasty. His clinical interests include all aspects of primary and revision hip and knee replacement surgery, but with a particular focus on revision knee replacement. He consults at the Calvary Adelaide Hospital, Glenelg Community Hospital and Angaston and District Hospital.

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Orthopaedic Speciality

  • Hip Conditions
  • Knee Conditions

CURRENT APPOINTMENTS

Consulting at

  • Angaston & District Hospital
  • Glenelg Community Hospital
  • Wakefield Orthopaedic Clinic

Operating at

  • Angaston & District Hospital
  • Calvary Adelaide Hospital
  • Glenelg Community Hospital

Visiting Orthopaedic Specialist at

  • Calvary Adelaide Hospital
  • Northern Adelaide Local Health Network

Post Surgery Guidelines

Knee Arthroscopy

Other Appointments

  • Deputy Director AOA National Joint Replacement Registry
  • Chairman of Knee Prosthesis Clinical Advisory Group
  • Member of Prosthesis List Reform Committee
  • Head of Arthroplasty Service, NAHLN
  • Wakefield Orthopaedic Research Committee
  • Wakefield Orthopaedic Clinic Foundation Inc
  • PhD candidate, Department of Clinical Services, Lund University
  • Member AOA Research Committee

Previous Appointments/Positions Held

  • Senior Medical Visiting Surgeon The Queen Elizabeth Hospital
  • Head of Arthroplasty Service The Queen Elizabeth Hospital
  • Director of Orthopaedic Research The Queen Elizabeth Hospital
  • Chairman Arthroplasty Society of Australia
  • Secretary Arthroplasty Society of Australia
  • Member Panel of Clinical Experts for Department of Health

Postgraduate Speciality Training

  • Adult Joint Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship, University Hospital, London, Ontario, Canada 1991/92

Research

  • Constrained Acetabular Components
  • Patellofemoral Replacement
  • Fixation in Knee Replacement
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Outcome measurement
  • Polyethylene wear in knee replacement
  • Diaphysial fixation in revision hip surgery
  • Periprosthetic fractures after total knee replacement
  • Minimally invasive hip replacement
  • Navigation systems for joint replacement
  • Cognitive impairment after joint replacement
  • Assessment of alternative bearing materials in joint replacement
  • Joint preserving surgery of the hip
  • Short stemmed hip prosthesis

Medical Association Memberships

  • Australian Medical Association
  • Australian Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Australian Orthopaedic Association
  • International member American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Arthroplasty Society of Australia
  • International Society of Arthroplasty Registries
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