Camdon Fary is a hip and knee orthopaedic surgeon whose main consulting suites are located at Specialist Orthopaedic Surgery Clinic, Gound Floor, St Francis Building, 166 Gipps Street, East Melbourne. He also consults in Warringal, Berwick, and Moonee Ponds.
Cam operates at St Vincents Private, Epworth, Warringal and Berwick Private hospitals. He also holds a public appointment at Western Health and is an Associate Director at the Epworth Musculoskeletal Clinical Institute.
His specialist orthopaedic training was completed in Melbourne in 2009 and is a Fellow of both the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and Australian Orthopaediac Association.
He undertook further training for a year in Lyon, France under Professor Philippe Neyret (Knee – joint replacement, patellofemoral disorders and sports surgery) and Mr Tarik Ait Si Selmi (Hip & Knee – joint replacement).
Cam continued his speciality training by spending a further year at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford University Hospitals, UK under Professor Andrew Price (Knee – joint replacement, arthroscopy and sports surgery) and Mr Peter McLardy Smith (Hip – primary and revision joint replacement).
Following his return to Australia Cam trained further in hip arthroscopy and anterior approach hip replacement with Dr John O'Donnell and has ongoing joint research and collaborations.
Cam has a keen interest in clinical research and has presented and published locally and internationally. He is a member of the Australian Institute for Musculoskeletal Science. He is a collaborator with University of Melbourne's Bio21 Molecular Science & Biotechnology Institute, Saint Vincents Institute, and Botnar Research Centre, University of Oxford researching treatments for osteoarthritis.
His current clinical research focuses on rapid recovery muscle sparing hip and knee replacements, prevention of early development of arthritis and stem cell treatments. He is a reviewer for the British Medical Journal and the Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research Journal. He is regularly involved with Orthopaedic registrar training through his appointment with Western Health.
In his free time, Cam enjoys tennis, open water swimming, SUP in the surf, indulge in good food and wine and enjoy family time with his wife and their three young children.
Visit camdonfary.com.au for more information.