MR SAM PATTEN

HIP AND KNEE SURGEON – JOINT REPLACEMENT AND REVISION SPECIALIST

FROM THREE TIME OLYMPIAN TO ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEON…

Mr Sam Patten was born and raised in Melbourne. He attended Scotch College and studied Medicine at Monash University.

Sam competed at the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul and the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona. He won Bronze in Los Angeles with the Australian men’s eight that also won bronze the previous year at the 1983 World Rowing Championships.

Sam was proud to be a part of the first OARSOME FOURSOME that achieved success winning gold at the World Rowing Championships at Lake Barrington in Tasmania in 1990.

Gaining his Royal Australian College of Surgeons Fellowship in 2002, Sam went on to work as a Senior Joint Replacement Fellow at the prestigious Nuffield Orthopaedic centre in Oxford, England, and Consultant Trauma Surgeon at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford and Oxford University in 2004.

Mr. Patten’s extensive experience in international trauma centres coupled with a high demand sporting background puts him in the unique position to gain a full understanding of complex medical cases, whilst managing individual patient expectations.

As one of Australia’s leading orthopaedic surgeons Sam specialises in conditions of the Hip and Knee with a particular interest in revision hip and knee surgery.

Sam specialises in injuries and arthritis of the hip and knee. Minimally Invasive total hip replacement through the Anterior Approach, Conventional total hip replacement, Revision hip replacement, Hip arthroscopy, Total knee replacement, Revision knee replacement, Knee arthroscopy, Reconstructive surgery of the knee, Knee osteotomy, Post-trauma Reconstruction of the Pelvis, and lower limb



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