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, Ground Floor, St Francis Building, 166 Gipps Street, East Melbourne. He also consults in Berwick, and Moonee Ponds.

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

Cam completed his fellowship training in Orthopaedic surgery in Melbourne in 2009 and is a Fellow of both the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and Australian Orthopaediac Association. He spent two years in Lyon, France and Oxford, United Kingdom subspecialising in the hip and knee joints. 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, robotic and emerging technologies in joint 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.