Dr Nick Wallwork

Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist and Hand Surgeon


  • Sports injuries
  • Arthroscopic surgery for the rotator cuff and shoulder instability
  • Shoulder: Arthritis surgery and joint replacement
  • Elbow: Open and arthroscopic management of traumatic and degenerate conditions
  • Wrist: Acute fractures and injury management
  • Hand: Finger arthritis management, acute fractures, soft tissue injuries, tendon repair and surgery for Dupuytren’s contracture
  • Hand: Treatment of compressive neuropathies such as carpal tunnel syndrome


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


  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, 1994
  • Basic Surgical Training, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, 1996–99
  • Advanced Surgical Training, Australian Orthopaedic Association, 2000–03
  • Fellowship, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, 2004
  • Fellowship Upper Limb Surgery, Wrightington Hospital, 2005
  • Six month travelling fellowship program in the United States
  • Former President, South Australian Hand Society, 2007–2011
  • Senior Lecturer, Flinders University
  • Member, Australian Institute Company of Directors, 2012 – present
  • Former visiting medical officer, Flinders Medical Centre, Repatriation General Hospital and Noarlunga Hospital
  • Member, SPORTSMED·SA Hospital and Orthopaedics Board of Directors, present
  • Chairman, SPORTSMED·SA Hospital and Orthopaedics Board of Directors, 2015 – present

Member Of

  • Australian Orthopaedics Association
  • Royal Australian College of Surgeons
  • SA Hand Society
  • Australian Institute of Company Directors

Personal Interests

  • Cycling
  • Family and friends
  • Property renovation
  • Rugby
  • Travel



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