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The University of Sydney Avondale College of Higher Education

Sydney Adventist Hospital

Specialist Details

A/Prof Nigel Hope

SpecialtyKnee Surgery
Hip Surgery
Orthopaedic Surgery
QualificationMBBS, PhD, FRACS, FAOrthA
Practice 1San Clinic
Suite 601, 185 Fox Valley Road
Phone: (02) 9473-8648
Fax: (02) 9473-8602

Associate Professor Nigel Hope obtained his primary medical qualifications in 1986, and completed a PhD on the composition and repair of the knee joint meniscus in 1994. He is currently Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surery at the Sydney Campus of the University of Notre Dame, Australia (UNDA). Subsequent to obtaining specialist Orthopaedic qualifications in 2000 he undertook advanced training in minimally invasive hip and knee replacement, knee and hip surgery and sports injuries. Professor Hope has completed the Anterior Minimally Invasive Surgery (AMIS) course in hip replacement. This included attendance at AMIS Learning Centre in Tours (France) and surgical training by Dr Frederick Laude in Paris, Dr Pascal Vie in Ruon (France) and Professor Claudio Dora in the University of Balgrist Hospital (Zurich, Switzerland). He has attended a number of research conferences and workshops as an invited speaker and has international publications specifically on the knee joint meniscus. He is at present co-authoring two textbooks on Clinical Examination (with Professor Craig Adams, UNDA) and regularly lectures at the University. Currently research projects (at the University and the Sydney Adventist Hospital) include Sports Injury Prevention and Intra-articular Cellular Supplementation for Osteoarthritis. Professor Hope sees patients in both the San Clinic and Sydney CBD rooms. He performs the majority of his surgical work at Sydney Adventist Hospital, where his primary focus is minimally invasive hip and knee replacement.


Professor Hope has specific medical and research interests in anterior minimally invasive hip and knee replacement, articular cartilage repair, meniscal repair, tissue engineering and sports injury prevention.

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