Keeping you moving

Dr. Andrew S. Comley

M.B.B.S., F.R.A.C.S. (Orth.), F.A.O.A.

Orthopaedic speciality

  • Hip conditions
  • Knee conditions
  • Shoulder conditions

Dr Comley specializes in hip, knee and shoulder surgery procedures including:

  • Anterior approach hip replacement
  • Mini-navigated and robotic assisted knee replacement
  • ACL reconstruction
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Shoulder replacement, arthroscopy and rotator cuff surgery

These procedures offer patients the most rapid recovery from their surgery whilst optimizing surgical accuracy to ensure excellent long-term results.

Current appointments

Consulting at

  • Wakefield Orthopaedic Clinic
  • Injury Hub Willaston
  • Tanunda Medical Centre
  • Glenelg Community Hospital
  • Gawler Specialist Centre
  • Balhannah Medical Clinic

Operating at

  • Calvary Adelaide Hospital
  • Burnside War Memorial Hospital
  • Flinders Private Hospital
  • Gawler Health Services
  • Glenelg Community Hospital
  • Memorial Hospital
  • Parkwynd Private Hospital

Visiting Orthopaedic Specialist at

  • Gawler Health Service

Post-surgery guidelines

Other appointments

  • Clinical Lecturer – University of Adelaide and Flinders University
  • AOA (SA) Orthopaedic Training Committee
  • Supervisor of Surgical Training (RACS)

Postgraduate speciality training

  • Fellowship Royal Australasian College of Surgeons – Orthopaedics 2002
  • RACS Marjorie Hooper Travelling Research Fellowship 2003
  • Fellowship in Adult Reconstructive Surgery (Hip and Knee Joint Replacement) – University Hospital, (London, Ontario, Canada) July 2003 – June 2004
  • Fellowship training in arthroscopic and sports medicine – Fowler Kennedy Sports Medicine Clinic – (London, Ontario, Canada)


  • Treatment of Infected total knee replacement
  • Minimally invasive and unicompartmental knee replacement
  • Patella resurfacing arthroplasty
  • Gluteal tendon repair
  • Alternative bearings in hip arthroplasty

Medical association memberships

  • Australian Orthopaedic Association
  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Australian Medical Association
  • Australian Sports Medicine Association

Centre of excellence visitations

  • Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Canada – acetabular reconstruction
  • Hoffmann Clinic Rosenheim, Bavaria, Germany- unicompartmental knee replacement
  • Hospital Bern-Ziegler, Switzerland – ligament balancing total knee replacement
  • Royal Brighton and Sussex Hospital – computer assisted knee replacement
  • Oxford University- Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre- unicompartmental knee replacement
  • Hospital Special Surgery, New York – hip arthroscopy, total knee replacement
  • Schultess Klinik, Zurich, Switzerland – anterior approach total hip replacement
  • St Francis Hospital, Connecticut – anterior approach total hip replacement
Dr. Andrew S. Comley