About

Professor Richard de Steiger is the Epworth Victor Smorgon Chair of Surgery, The University of Melbourne. He has a special interest in hip and knee joint replacement. He is President Elect of the International Society of Arthroplasty Registries and is the Deputy Director of the AOA National Joint Replacement Registry.

Epworth hospital locations

Hospital

Epworth Richmond

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

26 Erin Street
Richmond VIC 3121

Special interests

  • Hip and knee joint replacement
  • Hip and knee arthroscopy
  • Osteotomy

Education and training

  • Australian Orthopaedic Association - Vic/Tas Regional Training Committee
  • Lecturer Department of Surgery, University of Melbourne

Research

  • NHMRC Grant with Professor John Hamilton and Dr Andrew. Towards a rational strategy for osteoarthritis therapy
  • Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Grant with Professor Mari Botti - The investigation of best practices for pain management in joint arthroplasty patients
  • Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Grant with Professor Marcus Pandy, Chair of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering, The University of Melbourne. Patient-specific computational tools for evaluating functional performance of total knee replacements in vivo

Qualifications

  • MBBS Monash University
  • FRACS (Ortho)
  • Dip. Biomechanics University of Strathclyde

Professional Associations

  • Deputy Director, AOA National Joint Replacement Registry
  • Member, AOA
  • Fellow RACS
  • Member of International Hip Society
  • International Society of Arthroplasty Registries
The Institute encompasses orthopaedics, sports and exercise medicine and rheumatology.