Prof Michael Sandow

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Prof Michael Sandow

Professional Profile

Prof Sandow is a member of numerous national and international medical associations and regularly presents at local, national and international medical meetings. He has recently completed his PhD (FUSA) on defining an explanation of how the wrist works and identifying new ways to address wrist injuries.

The Wakefield Orthopaedic Clinic has recently strengthened its relationship with the Centre of Orthopaedic and Trauma Research, University of Adelaide, to further increase the capacity to conduct cutting edge research to find the best ways to help patients.

Prof Sandow continues to be involved in the development and delivery of treatment protocols and procedures that incorporate operative and non-operative modalities to ensure patients get the optimum care to achieve best outcomes.

Service Overview

Upper Limb Orthopaedic Surgeon

Professor Michael Sandow trained in Adelaide and in Oxford as well completing a Hand and Microsurgery Fellowship at Duke University, North Carolina, USA.

He specialises in the assessment and treatment of disorders and injuries of the shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand.

He is a member of the Australian Hand Surgery Society (immediate past President) and Shoulder and Elbow Society of Australia (recent past President), and continues in active clinical practice as well as working on new and better ways to treat upper  limb problems. He recently published research papers on several new devices, developed in Australia, to improve outcomes in total shoulder replacements and rotator cuff tear repairs, as well as new ways to treat wrist injuries.