Please note: all clinics will be closed 29/3/24 - 1/4/24, except Physio services at Stepney, which will be open 8am - 12.30pm on 30/3/24, and Hydrotherapy classes at Welland pool, which will also be open on 30/3/24.

Dr Claire Bolton


About Dr Claire Bolton

Knee and Hip Surgeon
Dr Claire Bolton is an Australian-trained orthopaedic surgeon. She specialises in preventative care, treatment and rehabilitation for a range of hip and knee ailments, injuries and conditions. Dr Bolton has undertaken further sub-specialist fellowship training in knee surgery through the Sydney Orthopaedic Research Institute. She has a particular interest in sports-related knee injuries, ACL reconstructions and meniscus pathology. Trained in robotic surgical techniques, including robotic-arm assisted surgery with the Mako surgical robot, Dr Bolton is able to offer her patients expert advice and a range of treatment options. She currently consults at our Stepney Healthcare Hub and Goolwa. A GP referral is required to make an appointment with Dr Bolton.

Special Interests

  • Sports knee injuries
  • ACL reconstructions
  • Meniscus pathology
  • Chondral lesions of the knee including osteochondritis dissecans (OCD)
  • Patella instability
  • Knee arthritis
  • Hip and knee replacements
  • Robotic surgery with Mako SmartRoboticsTM for hip and knee arthroplasty
  • Lower limb trauma of the hip and knee.

Service Location

Stepney Healthcare Hub


  • Fellowship, Royal Australian College of Surgeons, 2020
  • Fellowship, Australian Orthopaedic Association, 2020
  • Fellowship, Sydney Orthopaedic Research Institute, 2020
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, The Australian National University, 2008
  • Bachelor of Science (Biomedical Science), University of Adelaide, 2004

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