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Dr Sunil Reddy

Adelaide Joint Replacement Surgeon

Dr Sunil Reddy – Joint replacement surgeon & reconstructive arthroscopy surgeon in Adelaide

Dr Sunil Reddy is an internationally and locally trained Orthopaedic Surgeon practicing in Adelaide. He specialises in Shoulder and Knee Surgery which form the cornerstone of his practice. He performs Total Joint Replacements of shoulder, knee and hip and advanced arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder and knee.  He also performs open and arthroscopic wrist surgery and is an experienced Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon.

Dr Sunil Reddy provides prompt diagnosis and a high standard of care to patients with common as well as complex knee and shoulder conditions and injuries.

Dr Reddy completed training in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery from the Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University – a 1100 bed University teaching hospital and a major referral centre in India in 2004. He was a practicing Knee, Hip and Trauma surgeon at Apollo Hospitals in Hyderabad, India (a reputed 550 bed Joint Commission International, USA accredited tertiary care private hospital) for five years before migrating to Australia in 2009. He further undertook Advanced Clinical Fellowships in Adult Joint Reconstruction/Total Joint Replacement surgery for a year and Upper Limb surgery for 6 months, both in Adelaide; apart from visiting Fellowships at centres of excellence in France and Germany.

He is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at The Lyell McEwin and Modbury Public hospitals and runs his private practice out of Rooms at East Adelaide Specialist Centre on 151 Hutt street, Adelaide.  For the convenience of his patients he also has regular Clinic sessions at locations in Elizabeth Vale, Para Hills, Gawler and Blackwood/Belair.

Conveniently located, Dr Sunil Reddy offers consultations for people throughout Adelaide with shoulder, knee and hip conditions. Patients in need of the services of a joint replacement surgeon or arthroscopic surgeon can organise an appointment by calling 08 82328889 or filling out an appointment form here.


Institute of Medical Sciences & SS Hospital, Banaras Hindu University (BHU). India
1995 – 2000

MS.Orth – Accredited Orthopaedic Residency Training Program
(Master of Surgery, Trauma & Orthopaedic surgery)
Institute of Medical Sciences & SS Hospital, Banaras Hindu University (BHU). India
1100 bed University Teaching Hospital and tertiary referral centre.
2001 – 2004

DNB.Orth – Diplomate of National Board in Orthopaedic Surgery
Orthopaedic speciality division; National Board of Examination in Medical
Sciences, New Delhi, India

Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, UK

Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Australia

Advanced Training

Clinical Fellowship, Advanced training in Shoulder Arthroplasty and Arthroscopic surgery
Centre Orthopedique Santy, Lyon, France
(FIFA medical centre of excellence – shoulder & Knee surgery)
Fellowship Supervisor – Dr Lionel Neyton, Dr Gilles Walch
Mar – May 2017 (Scheduled.  Dr Reddy will be on leave for the period)

Clinical Fellowship – Hand and Upper Limb surgery
(Australian Orthopaedic Association accredited)
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital and Calvary North Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, Australia
Fellowship Supervisor – Mr Edward T Mah
Feb – July 2013

Clinical Fellowship - Adult Joint Reconstruction, Hip and Knee
(AOA accredited)
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Adelaide.
Fellowship Supervisor – Mr Peter Lewis
Feb 2012 – Jan 2013

Visiting Fellowship - OTC Advanced Trauma Fellowship
Hospital Hautepierre, University of Strasbourg, France
Fellowship supervisor - Dr Gilbert Taglang
2009; Duration – 2 weeks

Visiting Fellowship, Hip and Knee Arthroplasty
University of Heidelberg Hospital, Mannheim, Germany
Fellowship Supervisor - Prof. Hans-Peter Schaarf
2008; Duration – 6 weeks

Professional Memberships

  • Member – Australian Orthopaedic Association
  • Life Fellow – Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association
  • Life member – Indian Orthopaedic Association (IOA)
  • Member – International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS)
  • Member – Asia Pacific Arthroplasty Society
  • Member – Indian Arthroplasty Association; Indian Arthroscopy Association; National Academy of Medical Sciences, India (MNAMS)

Positions held

Current Positions

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon –Lyell McEwin Hospital and Modbury Public Hospital.
  • Specialist Orthopaedic Surgeon, – East Adelaide Specialist Centre, 151 Hutt Street, Adelaide, 5000.
  • Consulting also at Calvary Central Districts Hospital, Para Hills, Gawler and Blackwood/Belair .
  • Operating at Calvary Central Districts Hospital,  Parkwynd Private Hospital , Ashford Hospital and Calvary North Adelaide Hospital.

Past Positions

  • Senior Medical Practitioner in Orthopaedic Surgery, Lyell McEwin Hospital, 2013-2014
  • Clinical Fellow, Hand and Upper Limb Surgery, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Calvary North Adelaide Hospital, 2013
  • Clinical Fellow in Adult Joint Reconstruction, Hip and Knee, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, 2012-2013
  • Sr Registrar, Orthopaedics, Hervey Bay and Maryborough hospitals, QLD, 2010-2011
  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Apollo Hospital, Hyderabad, India, 2007-2009
  • Senior Registrar, Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Apollo Hospital, Hyderabad, India, 2004-2007
  • Accredited Residency Training Program, Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Institute of Medical sciences & Sir Sunderlal Hospital, Banaras Hindu University, India, 2001-2004
  • Internship, IMS, BHU, India, 2000

Skills and Expertise

  • Total Joint Replacement Surgery – Knee, Hip & Shoulder
  • Revision Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery and Sports Injuries – Knee
  • Arthroscopic Surgery and Sports Injuries – Shoulder
  • Orthopaedic Trauma, including complex upper and lower limb fractures and peri-prosthetic fractures
  • Surgery for Wrist/Carpal conditions, including Wrist arthroscopy

Personal Interests

Family and Friends, Food, Travelling, Swimming.

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