Dr Diebold continues to practice in the Armidale region where he provides a full range of both elective and emergency orthopaedic services. As a rural surgeon, Dr Diebold practises all aspects of general orthopaedic surgery, but he has a particular interest in arthroscopic surgery, and reconstruction and replacement of the hip, knee and shoulder.
Dr Diebold is actively involved in the teaching and supervision of junior doctors at the Armidale Rural Referral Hospital, and of medical students from the Joint Medical Program at The University of New England. He was Chairman of the Armidale Hospital Medical Staff Council from 1998 to 2003 and the Chairman of the Armidale Private Hospital Medical Advisory Committee from 2002 to 2016. Since 2002 he has been a member of Orthopaedic Outreach, which provides orthopaedic support services to underdeveloped nations.
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