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Dr Andrew Saies


About Dr Andrew Saies

Shoulder, Hand and Upper Limb Extremity Surgeon
Dr Andrew Saies is an orthopaedic surgeon who specialises in upper limb treatment and surgery. He has a particular interest in sports injuries, arthroscopy and open surgery of the shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand, as well as nerve injuries and disease, arthritis surgery and shoulder replacement. Dr Saies joined sportsmed in September 1990, making a significant and continuing contribution to the organisation. He is a committed professional with an impeccable reputation in the medical, business and sporting world. Dr Saies is available for consultation at our Stepney Healthcare Hub. A GP referral is required to make an appointment with Dr Saies.

Special Interests

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

Service Location

Stepney Healthcare Hub


  • Fellowship of Hand and Upper Limb, Duke Medical Centre, North Carolina
  • Fellowship of Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (Ortho), 1988
  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, University of Adelaide, 1980

Awards & Achievements

  • sportsmed Legends Award recipient, 2021
  • Deputy Chairman, SPORTSMED·SA Hospital and Orthopaedics Board of Directors, 2015 – present
  • President, Cruising Yacht Club of South Australia (CYCSA), 2011–17
  • Board Member, Cruising Yacht Club of South Australia (CYCSA), 2005–2017
  • Chair, Statewide Orthopaedic Clinical Network, 2010-12
  • Chairman, SPORTSMED·SA Hospital and Orthopaedics Board of Directors, 2009-2015
  • Winner, Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race, 2009
  • Managing Director SPORTSMED•SA Hospital and Orthopaedics Division, 1995–2010
  • Chairman Scotch College Council of Governors, 2002–08
  • Secretary, Adelaide Bone and Joint Research Foundation, 1990–97
  • Secretary of the Australian Shoulder Elbow Society, 1994–96
  • Former Visiting Medical Specialist, Royal Adelaide Hospital, 1990–96
  • Chairman of the Association of Advancement of Private Health, 1995
  • State Chairman, Australian Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons (ASOS), 1993–95
  • Former Visiting Medical Specialist, Women’s and Children’s Hospital, 1990–93
  • Clinical Lecturer, Adelaide University since 1989
  • Zimmer Orthopaedic Traveling Fellowship, 1989
  • Education Council for Foreign Medical Graduates, 1988
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