Bone and Joint Surgery
The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery provides services for children's bone and joint conditions, including congenital or acquired musculoskeletal problems or trauma, such as musculoskeletal deformities, fractures, hip dysplasia, club feet and scoliosis.
The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery provides consultation and management services for all children's orthopaedic (bone and joint) conditions including all congenital or acquired musculoskeletal problems and musculoskeletal trauma. The Department has particular expertise in musculoskeletal deformities, fractures, hip dysplasia, club feet and scoliosis.
Outreach clinics operate in Mt Gambier, Darwin and Alice Springs. The Department co-operates closely with the Orthopaedic Surgery departments at Flinders Medical Centre, Lyell McEwin Hospital and Modbury Hospital.
How to access this service
Consultation is by referral either through General Practitioners, WCH Children's Emergency or referral from other medical staff within the Hospital.
Please see the Contact section below for how to do this.
General Business: 8.30am – 4.30pm, Monday to Friday
- Fracture and Orthopaedics – Kermode Street Entrance, Ground Floor, Good Friday Building
- Spinal Clinic – Kermode Street Entrance, Ground Floor, Good Friday Building
- Rehabilitation & Orthopaedics Combined Clinic – Kermode Street Entrance, Level 1, Outpatients
- Prosthetic Limb Clinic – Kermode Street Entrance, Level 1, Outpatients
- Bone Tumour Clinic – Kermode Street Entrance, Level 1, Outpatients
Information sheets for consumers
Head, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Associate Professor Nicole Williams
2nd Floor Queen Victoria Building, WCH
(08) 8161 7223
Outpatient appointment enquiries – (08) 8161 7399
Department Surgical enquiries – (08) 8161 7223
(08) 8161 7057
Please send to:
Women's and Children's Hospital
72 King William Road
South Australia 5006
Fax: 8161 6246
Medical Unit Head of Orthopaedic Surgery – A/Prof. Nicole Williams
- Paul Allcock
- Phillip Brook
- A/Prof. Peter Cundy
- Christy Graff
- David Hermann
- Andrew Morris
- Jai Rawat
- A/Prof. Nicole Williams
- Luke Johnson
- Jakub Jagiello
- A/Prof. Peter Cundy
- Brian Freeman
- Aaron Stevenson
- Catherine Cartwright
- Kylie Webb
- Kory Horwood
The Research Team at the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Women's and Children's Hospital comprises orthopaedic surgeons, doctors-in-training, medical and research/higher degree students. It is supported by a Clinical Research Manager and Research Scientist.
The Department has a long track record of internationally recognised research activity and publications including basic science and clinical research investigating a range of paediatric musculoskeletal conditions.
Current areas of interest for the Research Team at the WCH Department of Orthopaedics include paediatric musculoskeletal infections, the management of congenital and developmental musculoskeletal deformities such as scoliosis, hip dysplasia and lower limb deformity, and paediatric trauma. The Department has close links with the University of Adelaide, including the Centre for Orthopaedic and Trauma Research.
Clinical research aims to provide benchmarks for clinical audit and quality management issues to be undertaken in a structured manner. The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery has a high clinical workload, which enhances the opportunities for organised clinical orthopaedic research.