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SPORTSMED·SA is delighted to announce that our Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr Roger Paterson will commence consulting in Port Lincoln as of May 2017.

Dr Paterson will consult from the Mortlock Clinic located at 52 Mortlock Terrace, Port Lincoln on a monthly basis beginning Wednesday, 17th May.

In addition to monthly visits, Dr Paterson is also offering priority access for urgent patient appointments in Adelaide whenever the need should arise.

Having treated a large number of patients from Port Lincoln and the West Coast for more than two decades at our Stepney orthopaedic hospital and healthcare hub in Adelaide, Dr Paterson is eager to now provide the region with local and convenient access to orthopaedic services.

Specialising in the assessment, treatment and recovery of orthopaedic, sporting, musculoskeletal and arthritic conditions of the knee, hip and ankle (but not feet), Dr Paterson has extensive experience in providing our patients with the best possible healthcare and treatment, with a focus on long-term outcomes.

Dr Paterson's special interests include:

  • Computer Aligned Knee Replacement
  • Hip Replacement
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) biomechanics and reconstruction
  • Patello-Femoral instability and pain
  • Arthroscopic surgery of the knee
  • Arthroscopic, ligament and tendon surgery of the ankle

With over 25 years of experience, Dr Paterson has published a number of clinical and scientific research papers, including the invention of the femoral drill guide utilised worldwide for Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) reconstruction, and the global-first description of ankle Postero-Medial Impingement (the PoMI lesion).

Based at our purpose-built orthopaedic hospital and healthcare hub at Stepney, with consultations also available at SPORTSMED·SA Mount Gambier, Dr Paterson treats Private Health members, uninsured, Return To Work SA and third party patients.

52 Mortlock Terrace, Port Lincoln. For all appointments and enquiries, please contact 08 8362 7788.