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Dr Thomas Fisher


About Dr Thomas Fisher

Foot and Ankle Surgeon
Dr Fisher is Adelaide trained in Orthopaedics and completed a sub-specialty fellowship in Sydney, Australia, focused on total ankle replacement, minimally invasive foot surgery and lower limb deformity reconstruction. He is experienced in preventative care, treatment and rehabilitation for a range of foot and ankle ailments, conditions, injuries and fractures. Of particular interest to Dr Fisher are total ankle replacements and ankle arthritis, however he treats a wide variety of foot and ankle conditions. He consults alongside the sportsmed podiatry team at the Stepney foot and ankle clinic, which offers a dedicated multidisciplinary foot and ankle service to patients. Dr Fisher treats private health members, uninsured, workers’ compensation and DVA patients. All private health funds are welcomed at sportsmed. A GP referral is required to make an appointment with Dr Fisher.

Special Interests

  • Ankle arthritis
  • Total ankle replacement
  • Minimally invasive (keyhole) foot surgery including bunion correction and plantar fascia release
  • Sporting injuries of the ankle including ligament injuries, recurrent instability, and osteochondral lesions of the talus
  • Fractures and dislocations of the ankle and foot
  • Lower limb deformity correction
  • Big toe arthritis (hallux rigidus)

Service Location

Stepney Healthcare Hub


  • Fellowship, Foot & Ankle Surgery, Limb Lengthening, Lower Limb Reconstruction and Osseointegration, Macquarie University Hospital New South Wales, 2021
  • Fellowship, Australian Orthopaedic Association, 2021
  • Fellowship, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, 2021
  • Orthopaedic Surgical Training, South Australian branch Australian Orthopaedic Association, 2016-2020
  • Master of Philosophy (Surgery), University of Adelaide, 2017
  • Bachelor of Medical Science, University of Melbourne, 2010
  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, University of Melbourne 2010

Awards & Achievements

  • Regional Training Committee Trainee Representative, South Australian Branch Australian Orthopaedic Association, 2019
  • RJ Bauze Prize, Best Paper at South Australian Branch Australian Orthopaedic Association Annual Scientific Meeting, 2014

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