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About Richard

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr Richard Crowley is an Orthopaedic Surgeon who trained in Adelaide, South Australia; London, UK and Boston, USA and now has over 21 years of experience as a Specialist Consultant. He specialises in management of sporting injuries to the knee, ankle and shoulder and arthritic conditions of the knee and hip. Dr Crowley is dedicated to providing orthopaedic services in Adelaide and the Yorke & Northern Local Health Network, regularly visiting and operating in Port Pirie.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Medicine, University of Adelaide, 1987
  • Bachelor of Surgery, University of Adelaide, 1987
  • Fellowship of Royal Australian College of Surgeons, 1997
  • Fellowship of Australian Orthopaedic Association, 2003

Experience

  • Private Orthopaedic Practice, North Adelaide, 2015 – current
  • Senior Orthopaedic Surgeon, ACHA Group of Hospitals, 1998 – current
  • Visiting Orthopaedic Surgeon, Port Pirie Hospital, 2008 – current
  • Senior Orthopaedic Surgeon, Lyell McEwin Hospital, 2018 – current
  • Senior Orthopaedic Surgeon, Modbury Hospital, 2018 – current
  • Senior Orthopaedic Surgeon, Noarlunga Hospital, 1998 – 2020
  • Principal Partner, Sportsmed SA, 2004 – 2015
  • Visting Orthopaedic Surgeon, Broken Hill Hospital, 1998 – 2017
  • Orthopaedic Surgeon, Orthopaedics SA, 1998 – 2003

Training

  • Basic Surgical Training, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, Australia, 1989 – 1990
  • Non Accredited Australian Orthopaedic Registrar, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, Australia, 1991 – 1992
  • Commonwealth Fellow, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore, London, UK, 1993
  • Advanced Australian Orthopaedic Surgical Training, Adelaide, 1994 – 1997
  • Arthroplasty/Sports Medicine Fellowship, Harvard Medical School, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston, USA, 1998

Membership of Professional Associations

Other Interests

  • Family and friends;
  • Farming and Angus cattle breeding;
  • Travel, both domestic and international;
  • Gardening;
  • Sports and exercise.