Dr Thomas Fisher

Dr Thomas Fisher

About Dr Thomas Fisher

Foot and Ankle Surgeon
Dr Fisher is Adelaide trained in Orthopaedics and Fellowship trained in Sydney, Australia. He is experienced in preventative care, treatment and rehabilitation for a range of foot and ankle ailments, injuries and condition. Of particular interest to Dr Fisher are total ankle replacements and ankle arthritis though he consults and operates across all foot and ankle conditions. He consults alongside fellow Foot and Ankle Surgeon Dr Anthony Nguyen, and our podiatrists, as part of our foot and ankle clinic service at Stepney. The clinic offers dedicated foot and ankle services to patients. Dr Fisher treats private health members, uninsured, workers’ compensation, third party 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
  • Neuropathic pain management and peripheral nerve surgery
  • Management of amputation-related problems
  • Lower limb osseointegration.

Service Location

Stepney Healthcare Hub

Qualifications

  • 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

Practitioner Blog

Ankle arthritis is a condition where the cartilage surfaces that line the ankle joint become thin and eventually wear out completely.
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