Dr Greg Keene

Dr Greg Keene

About Dr Greg Keene

Knee Surgeon
Founding Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr Greg Keene was inspired to build a centre of excellence for the treatment and care of sport injuries, and approached fellow Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr Roger Paterson, along with Sports Physiotherapist Susan Everett to join him in establishing SPORTSMED·SA. Other sports medicine professionals perceived to be the best in their fields were recruited for their skills, ambition and commitment to the vision. Over a stellar history, spanning more than 30 years, Dr Keene has striven to deliver exceptional patient care through a commitment to quality and innovation. His name is synonymous with anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction and he has treated thousands of sports injuries of the knee over his career. He enjoys the responsibility of helping people of all ages with their knee problems, including many state, national, international and Olympic athletes. He is proud to have treated many footballers from our state’s AFL teams. Dr Keene has been involved in knee surgery advances his whole career and has delivered invited lectures on various knee surgery topics in 27 countries. He has received many awards for his work including honorary membership of the Arthroscopy Association of North America; an award that is rarely given to non-Americans. A GP referral is required to make an appointment with Dr Keene.

Special Interests

  • Sports injuries of the knee
  • Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction
  • Minimally invasive partial knee replacement
  • Total knee replacement arthroplasty

Service Location

Stepney Healthcare Hub


  • Deputy Chairman, Board of Directors, SPORTSMED·SA Hospital and Orthopaedics, 1995-2015
  • Diploma and Fellowship, Australian Institute of Company Directors, 2010
  • Executive, Board of Directors, SPORTSMED·SA Hospital and Orthopaedics, 1993–95
  • President, Australian Knee Society, 1993–94
  • Editorial Board, The Knee, 1992–2002
  • Member of the Editorial Board, American Sports Med. Journal, 1991–2002
  • Board of Directors, International Arthroscopy Association, 1989–1995
  • Director of SGIC Hospitals Group, SGIC Hospitals Group, 1989–1992
  • State Chairman, Australian Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 1989–1992
  • State Secretary, Australian Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 1988–1999
  • Foundation Fellow of Australian Sports Medicine Federation (FASMF), 1984
  • Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, 1978
  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, 1971

Awards & Achievements

  • sportsmed Legends Award inaugural recipient, 2019
  • Nominee, Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year, 2011
  • Honorary Membership, Arthroscopy Association of North America, 2004
  • John Joyce Award, International Arthroscopy Association, London, 1984
  • Founding surgeon of sportsmed

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