Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr Tony Spriggins specialises in complex hip and knee surgery. He has completed over 30,000 surgical procedures and continues to lead the way in Australia in his adoption of modern robotic surgical techniques.
Dr Spriggins offers a wide range of orthopaedic care for people of any age. Most recently, Dr Spriggins led the first total knee replacement procedure in Australia using next generation robotics platform, the CORI Surgical System.
Dr Spriggins has trained at a number of international universities and institutions and is currently the only South Australian member of the International Society for Hip Arthroscopy (ISHA). He currently consults at our Stepney Healthcare Hub and Mt Gambier. A GP referral is required to make an appointment with Dr Spriggins.
Previous consultant: Bone Transplant unit, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Past Clinical Lecturer, Department of Orthopaedics and Trauma, University of Adelaide
Extensive training in Australia, England and Canada in joint replacement surgery
Master of Surgery, University of Melbourne, 1990
Awards & Achievements
First prize winner for poster, 10th Congress of European Society of Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology and Arthroscopy, Rome, 2002. ‘The In-Vio Intraoperative Biomechanical Properties of ACL Grafts’ Bone and Joint Research Foundation on Aspects of Transphyseal Distraction
7 x State rowing titles
3 x Australian rowing titles
Previous member of Australian duathlon team
Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons, 1982–83
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