Andrew S. Comley

Lower Limb Orthopaedic Surgeon

M.B.B.S., F.R.A.C.S. (Orth.), F.A.O.A.

Contact Details

Tel:(08) 8236 4193
Facsimile:(08) 8236 4180

Orthopaedic Speciality

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.

Current Appointments

Consulting at

Wakefield Orthopaedic Clinic
Injury Hub Willaston
Tanunda Medical Centre
Glenelg South: 116 Partridge Street
Gawler Specialist Centre
Balhannah Medical Clinic

Operating at

Calvary Wakefield Hospital
Burnside War Memorial Hospital
Flinders Private Hospital
Gawler Health Services
Glenelg Community Hospital
Memorial Hospital
Parkwynd Private Hospital

Visiting Orthopaedic Specialist at

Gawler Health Service

Post Surgery Guidelines

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