Mr. Camdon Fary

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BSc (Hons), MB, BCh, BAO, FRACS (Orth), FAOrthA

Camdon Fary is a hip and knee orthopaedic surgeon whose main consulting suites are located at Specialist Orthopaedic Surgery Clinic, Gound Floor, St Francis Building, 166 Gipps Street, East Melbourne. He also consults in Warringal, Berwick, and Moonee Ponds.

Cam operates at St Vincents Private, Epworth, Warringal and Berwick Private hospitals. He also holds a public appointment at Western Health and is an Associate Director at the Epworth Musculoskeletal Clinical Institute.

His specialist orthopaedic training was completed in Melbourne in 2009 and is a Fellow of both the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and Australian Orthopaediac Association.

He undertook further subspeciality training spending a year in Lyon, France under Professor Philippe Neyret (Knee replacement, patellofemoral disorders and sports surgery) and Mr Tarik Ait Si Selmi (Hip & Knee replacement).

Cam continued his subspeciality training spending a further year at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford University Hospitals, UK under Professor Andrew Price (Knee – joint replacement, arthroscopy and sports surgery) and Mr Peter McLardy Smith (Hip – primary and revision joint replacement).

Following his return to Australia Cam trained further in hip arthroscopy and anterior approach hip replacement with Dr John O’Donnell and has ongoing joint research and collaborations.

Cam has a keen interest in clinical research and has presented and published locally and internationally. He is a member of the Australian Institute for Musculoskeletal Science, ISHA and the Girdlestone Society. He is a collaborator with University of Melbourne’s  Bio21 Molecular Science & Biotechnology Institute, Saint Vincents Institute , Centre Albert Trillat, Lyon and Botnar Research Centre, University of Oxford researching treatments for osteoarthritis.

His current clinical research focuses on anterior muscle sparing hip replacement, patient specific knee replacement, sports surgery and prevention of early development of arthritis. He regularly presents locally and internationally on hip and knee surgery and is a reviewer for the British Medical Journal and the Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research Journal. He is AOA Director of Training for the Epworth Hospitals and has l Fellows subspecialty training in both the Public and Private Hospitals. He lectures and examines University of Melbourne and Monash University medical students at the Epworth Hospital and Western Health.

He is member of the reference group that advises Health Purchase Victoria who manage the cost of Orthopaedic  implants and devices in the Public Hospital system.

In his free time, Cam enjoys skiing, tennis,open water swimming, gardening and enjoys family time with his wife and their three young children.