Keeping you moving

Dr. Richard G. Clarnette

M.B.B.S., F.R.A.C.S.

Orthopaedic speciality

Current appointments

Consulting at

  • Wakefield Orthopaedic Clinic
  • Riverland Regional Health Service

Operating at

  • Calvary Adelaide Hospital
  • Parkwynd Private Hospital
  • Riverland Regional Health Service

Visiting Orthopaedic Specialist at

  • Royal Adelaide Hospital

Post-surgery guidelines

Knee ACL with hinged brace

Knee Arthroscopy

Knee Replacement

Hip Replacement

Other appointments

  • Clinical Lecturer, University of Adelaide

Postgraduate speciality training

  • Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons – Surgical Primary Exam -1988
  • Post Graduate Fellowship in Sports Medicine (Toronto Canada) 1997
  • Post Graduate Fellowship in Hip and Knee Arthroplasty and Revision Arthroplasty (Exeter, U.K.) 1998
  • Post Graduate Qualifications F.R.A.C.S. (Fellow of The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons – Orthopaedic Surgery) 1st. Feb. 1997
  • Fellowship of the Australian Orthopaedic Association 2001


  • Anterior Cruciate Reconstruction including graft fixation techniques
  • Meniscal Repair Techniques
  • Anterior Cruciate Registries


  • Marjory Hooper Scholarship 1987

Medical association memberships

  • Australian Orthopaedic Association
  • Australian Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Australian Medical Association
  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Australian Knee Society
  • Sports Medicine Association
Dr. Richard G. Clarnette