Orthopaedic Surgeons

A/Prof Leo Pinczewski

Orthopaedic Surgeon – Knee

Tel: (02) 9437 5999

A graduate of Sydney University, Leo Pinczewski completed his Orthopaedic training in Arthritis Surgery in Edinburgh before returning to commence practice in Sydney in 1984.

A/Professor Pinczewski is a co-founder of the North Sydney Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Centre and is internationally recognised for his research and development in the field of Anterior Cruciate Ligament reconstruction and Joint Replacement surgery. He has performed over 12,000 ACL reconstructions and continues clinical research in the fields of arthroscopic reconstruction and knee arthroplasty.

Along with many publications in internationally recognised journals, A/Prof Pinczewski’s commitment to research has resulted in many awards including the Evelyn Hamilton Trust Memorial Prize for Best Scientific Presentation at the Australian Orthopaedic Association annual scientific meetings on 3 occasions. He has been awarded the Excellence in Surgery Award from the Royal Australian College of Surgeons being the only Orthopaedic Surgeon to ever have received this prestigious award.

In 2014 he was awarded the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Sports Medicine Scientific Research Award for his research into ACL injury and surgery in juveniles. He is a reviewer for The American Journal of Sports Medicine and the British Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. He was appointed Associate Professor of Orthopaedics by the University of Notre Dame, Sydney in 2010.

A/Prof Pinczewski has been invited to demonstrate his surgical techniques in 20 countries to date and is frequently invited to present his research at international forums. For three years he delivered an Instructional Course Lecture in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury and Reconstruction at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Dr. Jonathan Herald

Orthopaedic Surgeon – Shoulder, Elbow, Knee

Tel: (02) 9233 3946

A/Prof Justin Roe

Orthopaedic Surgeon – Knee

Tel: (02) 9409 0500

Associate Professor Justin Roe is a specialist orthopaedic knee surgeon who practices in Sydney and Gosford. He has particular expertise in ACL reconstruction and procedures for osteoarthritis of the knee.

He has a special interest in sports injuries, cartilage surgery, knee instability, malalignment and arthritis. He treats a large number of professional athletes, returning them to elite function after injury.

He was awarded the prestigious 2013 Scientific Award at the ISAKOS congress in Toronto and was appointed as a Conjoint Associate Professor in the St Vincent’s Clinical School of the University of New South Wales in 2014.