About

Mr Andrew Byrne is an Australian-trained orthopaedic surgeon who has completed interstate and overseas fellowships. He is actively involved within the medical community and trains overseas fellows. He is also chairman to overseas meetings and is involved in prosthetic development and surgical techniques for sports injuries and joint replacement, including robotic surgery.

Epworth hospital locations

Hospital

Epworth Geelong

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Mr Andrew Byrne

Suite 6.4 1 Epworth Place
Waurn Ponds VIC 3216

Special interests

  • Total hip arthroplasty utilising the Direct Anterior Approach since 2011
  • Arthroscopic surgery of Shoulder, Knee & Hip, Sports & Reconstructive surgery
  • Joint replacement surgery for Hip, Knee, Shoulder & Ankle inc: Robotic knee replacements
  • Complex Revision Surgery
  • Recipient of secondary referrals in failed operative cases in all of the above fields

Education and training

  • Tutor in advanced Orthopaedics at John Radcliffe Hospital, UK
  • Tutor to final year & 4th year medical students at the Royal Melbourne Hospital
  • Tutor to Medical students at the Ballarat Base Hospital

Research

  • Navio Robotic Assisted Surgery Workshop Melbourne 2016 & 2017
  • Direct Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement Master Class, Sydney 2014
  • Advance Course in Reconstructive surgery using the LARS ligament, Melbourne 2015
  • VSP with Dr David Rovinsky for Navio robotics (including live surgery), Hawaii 2019

Qualifications

  • MBBS
  • FRACS Part I
  • FRACS Part II (FAOrthA)

Professional Associations

  • AMA
  • AOA
  • RACS
  • AAOS
  • ISAKOS & Girdlestone Orthopaedic Society member
The Institute encompasses orthopaedics, sports and exercise medicine and rheumatology.