Associate Professor Brett Courtenay OAM

Orthopaedic Surgeon
Darlinghurst, Wollongong, Shoalhaven, Newcastle, Canberra & Telehealth


A/Professor Brett Courtenay OAM has been a long-standing Orthopaedic Surgeon at St Vincent’s Hospitals and former Chair of the Orthopaedic Department.  He is a member of the Australian Knee Society and continues in clinical practice and administrative roles as well as undertaking teaching roles. 

A/ Professor Courtenay has received the Order of Australia Medal in recognition for his services to orthopaedics and medical education. He has served as a Colonel in the Australian Army as a Trauma Surgeon, volunteered at Aboriginal Medical Service Cooperative Redfern (AMS Redfern) and has held several official roles with the Australian Orthopaedic Association.

His clinical practice has a strong focus on joint replacements, knee surgery and primary and revision hip surgery.

Accreditations and Schemes

  • American Medical Association Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, 4th Ed
  • American Medical Association Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, 5th Ed
  • ACT Workers’ Compensation
  • ACT Motor Vehicle
  • Comcare Guide to the Assessment of Degree of Permanent Impairment
  • Criminal Law
  • Department of Veterans’ Affairs
  • Fitness For Duty
  • Life Insurance – TPD and Income Protection
  • Medical Negligence
  • Public and Professional Liability
  • SIRA NSW Motor Accident Guidelines Authorised Health Practitioner
  • SIRA NSW Workers’ Compensation Permanent Impairment Assessor
  • Seafarers

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