Dr Andrew Saies

Shoulder, Hand and Upper Limb Extremity Surgeon


  • Sports injuries
  • Arthroscopy and open surgery of the shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand
  • Nerve injuries and disease
  • Arthritis surgery
  • Shoulder replacement


Dr Saies is available for consultation at the below locations. To make an appointment, contact 08 8362 7788 or email ortho@sportsmed.com.au.

Member Of

  • Australian Hand Surgery Society
  • Australian Medical Association
  • Australian Orthopaedic Association
  • Australian Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Duke Hand Club
  • F.I.M.S (International Sports Medicine)
  • Piedmont Orthopaedic Society
  • Western Pacific Orthopaedic Association
  • Former Member, Young Presidents Organisation
  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Shoulder Elbow Society of Australia

Awards & Achievements

  • Education Council for Foreign Medical Graduates, 1988
  • Zimmer Orthopaedic Traveling Fellowship, 1989
  • Secretary, Adelaide Bone and Joint Research Foundation, 1990–97
  • State Chairman, Australian Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons (ASOS), 1993–95
  • Secretary of the Australian Shoulder Elbow Society, 1994–96
  • Chairman of the Association of Advancement of Private Health, 1995
  • Managing Director SPORTSMED•SA Hospital and Orthopaedics Division, 1995–2010
  • Chairman Scotch College Council of Governors, 2002–08
  • Board Member, Cruising Yacht Club of South Australia (CYCSA), 2005–2017
  • Winner, Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race, 2009
  • President, Cruising Yacht Club of South Australia (CYCSA), 2011–17
  • Member, Cruising Yacht Club of South Australia (CYCSA)

Personal Interests

  • Family and friends
  • Yacht racing
  • Snow skiing
  • Theatre and music
  • Politics




As a result of the update from the South Australian Government and the easing of some restrictions, we are in a position to resume the following services from Monday 23 November; elective surgery, orthopaedic consulting, physiotherapy, exercise physiology, massage and podiatry. The gym and all group classes, including clinical pilates has also resume on Monday.

All patients and visitors will be screened with a mandatory health and temperature check when attending an appointment, and we encourage everyone to wear a mask when attending an appointment.

Please ensure you are appropriately social distancing at all times. 

We greatly appreciate your understanding and encourage you to click on the link below for more information.