About Professor John Ireland

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About Associate Professor John Ireland

Conjoint Associate Professor UNSW MBBS, FRACS (Ortho) Orthopaedic Surgeon Hip, Knee and Shoulder Surgery

Associate Professor John Ireland is Sydney born and trained, and graduated from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in 1980. John is the 1980 Foundation Medallist in Medicine.

Dr John Ireland was awarded his Fellowship from the Royal Australasian College of Surgery in 1990, and Fellow of the Australian Orthopaedic Association in 1994. He completed a Fellowship in Joint Replacement surgery at the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital, Norfolk, UK. Dr Ireland was also awarded AO and Zimmer travelling Fellowships in Joint Replacement surgery and Trauma.

Since returning to Australia, Dr Ireland has worked in the West of Sydney at Nepean Public Hospital, Penrith; Campbelltown Public Hospital; and Liverpool Public Hospital. John was formerly Head of the Orthopaedic Department at Liverpool and Chairman of the Whitlam Joint Replacement Centre based at Fairfield Hospital. Dr Ireland is a VMO at Campbelltown Private Hospital and an Associate Professor of Orthopaedics, at the Graduate school of Medicine, University of Wollongong.

His special areas of interest are in adult reconstructive and replacement surgery including joint replacement and revision surgery of the Hip, Knee, and Shoulder. John’s current experience includes over 4000 joint replacements using recognised and validated types of prostheses and including minimal invasive techniques.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, University of NSW, 1980
  • Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, 1990
  • Fellowship of Australian Orthopaedic Association

Specific Areas of Interest:

  • Adult Reconstructive and Replacement Surgery including Joint Replacement and Revision Surgery of the Hip, Knee, and Shoulder.
  • Current Experience includes over 4000 Joint Replacements using recognised and validated types of prostheses and including minimal invasive techniques.

Associate Professor John Ireland provides a holistic approach with an outlook that ensures the best outcomes for patients that require joint replacements.

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Assoc. Prof. John Ireland
Conjoint Associate Professor UNSW
MBBS, FRACS (Ortho)
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Hip, Knee, and Shoulder Surgery

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“Our care model is intended to provide a comprehensive service with a holistic approach to joint replacement surgery. This includes pre-surgery education and ongoing individualised case management in association with my Clinical Nurse Consultant.

We work in an integrated fashion with other providers, including Physicians, Anaesthetists, and a Rehabilitation Team both in our rooms and the Private Hospital. We believe that this gives our patients a greater opportunity for successful surgical outcomes.”