2019 ISAKOS Biennial Congress Faculty
Peter T. Annear, FRACS(Orth)
Perth Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Centre
Swanbourne, WA AUSTRALIA
Dr Annear obtained his FRACS (Orth) in 1994 having trained in Western Australia. He spent over 2 years doing subspecialty training in knee and paediatric knee including international centres in London (UK) ,Portland Oregan (USA) and Melbourne (Australia). He has worked at POSM since 1997.
ACL surgery: He has developed and published new techniques involving double bundle hamstring ACL reconstructions and also the combination of synthetic and hamstring grafts (HYBRID). He has an interest in remnant preservation ACL reconstructions and techniques to allow accelerated recovery.
Patello-femoral surgery: He developed a technique for MPFL stabilising surgery for dislocating patella. He has an interest in the approach to decision making for surgery options for this surgery and has published on these areas. He has a particular interest in paediatric patella dislocators.
Teaching : He maintains a public hospital appointment and continues to teach medical students and training orthopaedic surgeons. He also has international fellows who attend clinics and surgery in his private practice.
Research: Through both the public and private sector ongoing research is performed. All patients have the opportunity to be part of research studies.
Dr Annear is a member of the ACL Study Group ,an international group of surgeons specialising in all facets of ACL surgery. He is also a member of the Australian Knee Society. He is a member of the International Society of Arthroscopy Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS), and the Australian Orthopaedic Association (AOA).