Dr Matthew Hutchinson

Dr Matthew Hutchinson

About Dr Matthew Hutchinson

Hip, Knee and Ankle Surgeon, Adult and Growing Athlete Specialist
Dr Matthew Hutchinson is an Australian-trained orthopaedic surgeon who treats both Adults and Growing Athletes with hip, knee and ankle conditions. Dr Hutchinson has ceased private practice at sportsmed. He has arranged for his trusted colleagues Dr Claire Bolton (Hip and Knee Surgeon) and Dr Anthony Nguyen (Foot and Ankle Surgeon) to permanently take over the care of his current and future sportsmed patients.

Special Interests

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For further education and insight, please visit Dr Hutchinson’s website.

Service Location


  • Associate Clinical Lecturer, Flinders University, 2008 – present
  • Associate Clinical Lecturer, The University of Adelaide, 2009 – present
  • South Australian Director of Orthopaedic Training, 2017
  • Director of Orthopaedic Surgery Training, Women’s & Children’s Hospital, 2016 – 2017
  • Women’s & Children’s Hospital, Visiting Medical Specialist, 2014 – 2017
  • sportsmed, Joint Replacement & Sports Fellowship, 2015
  • Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada, Paediatric Orthopaedic Fellowship, 2014
  • College Hospital, Toronto, Canada, Adult and Adolescent Orthopaedic Sports Fellowship, 2014
  • Fellowship of Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, 2013
  • Flinders Medical Centre, Staff Specialist, 2013
  • Women’s & Children’s Hospital, Staff Specialist, Orthopaedic Surgeon, 2013
  • Fellow, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, 2012
  • Shriner’s Hospital for Children, Portland USA, Orthopaedic Clinical Fellowship, 2010
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, The University of Adelaide, 2005

Awards & Achievements

  • Pride of Australia Medal, 2019
  • Busselton Ironman, 2014
  • Toronto Triathlon, 2013
  • South Australian long-distance triathlon championships, 2014, 2015
  • The University of Adelaide, Citation for Excellence in Teaching in the School of Medicine, 2012
  • The University of Adelaide, Citation for Excellence in Teaching in the School of Medicine, 2011
  • The University of Adelaide Sir Howard Florey Medal, 2006
  • Young Australian of the Year for South Australia, 2005
  • Young Australian of the Year for South Australia, 2004
  • Australian Medical Association AMA(SA) Medical Elective Grant, Papua New Guinea, 2003
  • Golden Key International Honour Society, The University of Adelaide, 2003
  • Australia New Zealand Association for Medical Education (ANZAME) Research prize, 2003
  • Royal Adelaide Hospital Research Prize, Finalist, 2003
  • Fifteenth Honorary Life Member of the Adelaide Medical Students’ Society, 2003
  • Adelaide Medical Students’ Society President’s Award for Service, 2003
  • President, Adelaide University Medical Student’s Society, 2002
  • Australian Government Rural Australian Medical Undergraduate Scholarship (RAMUS), 2000
  • Australian Government John Flynn Scholarship for Rural Medicine, 1999

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