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 Tom Gieroba


About Dr Tom Gieroba

Hip and Knee Surgeon
Dr Tom Gieroba is an Australian-trained orthopaedic surgeon. He specialises in preventative care, treatment and rehabilitation for a range of hip and knee ailments, injuries and conditions. Dr Gieroba has undertaken further specialist fellowship training at St Vincent’s Hospital in Melbourne on arthroplasty and sarcoma surgery. He has a particular interest in joint replacement, trauma and fracture management and sports-related knee injuries. Trained in robotic surgical techniques, including robotic-arm assisted surgery with the Mako surgical robot, Dr Gieroba is able to offer his patients expert advice and a range of treatment options. For his hip replacement patients, Dr Gieroba is familiar with all approaches to the hip including the direct anterior approach. He currently consults at our Stepney Healthcare Hub. A GP referral is required to make an appointment with Dr Gieroba.

Special Interests

  • Hip replacement – Direct Anterior approach and Posterior approach
  • Knee replacement – Total and Partial
  • Robotic Joint replacement with Mako SmartRoboticsTM
  • Revision Joint replacement
  • Trauma and Fracture management
  • Sports knee injuries

Service Location

Stepney Healthcare Hub


  • Fellowship, Robotic Joint replacement and Sarcoma Surgery, St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, 2022
  • 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 Clinical Science, University of Adelaide 2018
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, University of Adelaide 2010

Awards & Achievements

  • Victorian Orthopaedic Foundation award at the AOA Victoria Branch ASM for research “Reproducibility of coronal plane knee alignment measurement on long leg standing radiographs and comparison to non-weight bearing Mako CT.” February 2022
  • President of South Australian Orthopaedic Registrars Association 2019 – 2020

Member of

  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Australian Orthopaedic Association
  • Lecturer – College of Medicine and Public Health, Flinders University
  • Clinical Associate Lecturer – Department of Orthopaedics and Trauma – University of Adelaide
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