Dr Andrew Higgs is an Orthopaedic Surgeon that specialises in surgery of the Foot, Ankle and Knee.
Andrew completed his medical training at the University of Sydney and received his specialist qualifications in Orthopaedic Surgery from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. Following this he travelled to Europe to work alongside the most respected Foot and Ankle Surgeons in France, Austria and the United Kingdom.
Andrew's specialist interest and knowledge is in all Foot, Ankle and Knee conditions, particularly sports injuries, deformity correction such as bunion correction and minimally invasive surgical techniques, treating both recreational athletes as well as professional sportsmen and women.
Andrew is a teacher of medical students, junior doctors and specialist orthopaedic trainees. He is a clinical lecturer for the University of NSW and Macquarie University as well as a Senior Lecturer in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Notre Dame. Andrew instructs for the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons on both the Surgical Skills Course and the Early Management of Severe Trauma Course.
Andrew has recently been awarded a Masters of Science degree from the University of Dundee, Scotland for his research in Achilles tendon ruptures. This research led to Dr Higgs pioneering a minimally invasive Achilles tendon repair technique and accelerated rehabilitation program. Andrew has published significant papers within the orthopaedic literature and is a regular invited speaker at both international and national meetings.
Andrew is also a surgeon in the Australian Defence Force and has recently returned from his second operational deployment as a Combat Orthopaedic Surgeon. In this role he has been called on to treat some of the most devastating limb injuries for US, UK, Dutch and Australian forces.
Dr Higgs is available for consultation at his St Vincent's Clinic rooms, Sydney Olympic Park and Macquarie University Hospital. Please direct all enquires on (02) 8382 6905.
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