North Shore Private Hospital
Part of Ramsay Health Care

North Shore Private Hospital specialist DAVID PARKER



Dr Parker is an orthopaedic surgeon with an interest in disorders and surgery of the knee joint.

Dr Parker is an orthopaedic surgeon with an interest in disorders and surgery of the knee joint. He has an interest in computer assisted and robotic knee replacement surgery, sports injuries and ligament reconstruction surgery, as well as surgery to realign and restore the knee joint. His elective surgical practice focuses exclusively on the knee joint, and he also has a strong interest in nonsurgical management of knee arthritis, and has established a multidisciplinary clinic for this in St Leonards.
Dr Parker completed his orthopaedic training in Sydney and spent 2 years studying overseas in world-renowned institutions to further his knowledge and training, specifically in the area of knee surgery.  He began practice in Sydney in late 2001.
Having established the Sydney Orthopaedic Research Institute in 2002, Dr Parker has subsequently become known internationally for his research into surgery of the knee joint. He has given over 100 original research presentations and invited presentations at national and international conferences. He has over 100 publications, including peer reviewed articles in prestigious orthopaedic journals,  and chapters for orthopaedic textbooks. His full CV can be found on his website.
Dr Parker is actively involved in a number of international orthopaedic and sports medicine organisations, including being the current 2nd vice-president of the International Society for Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery, and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS), Past President of the Asia Pacific Knee, Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine Society (APKASS), and a board member of the International Anterior Cruciate Ligament Study Group. He is also a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Sydney.

Dr Parker works at North Shore Private Hospital and Royal North Shore Hospital, and has rooms in St Leonards. He is more than happy to take enquiries from General Practitioners, either via email or phone. Dr Parker also has an experienced orthopaedic nurse practitioner, Chloe Donovan working with him who can assist with enquiries and facilitation of patient review.

Sports injuries, ligament reconstruction, ACL surgery, primary and revision knee replacement, osteotomy and realignment surgery, computer assisted surgery, multidisciplinary nonsurgical management of knee arthritis