About Dr Sam Chia
MBBS (Sydney), FRACS (ortho), FAOrthA
Dr Chia is a fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeon with a particular interest in reconstructive surgery of the hip and knee.
Dr Chia completed his medical degree at the University Of Sydney in 1999 and was awarded the Sidney B Clipsham Memorial Prize in Operative Surgery. He completed his residency at The Prince Of Wales Hospital and was then selected onto the Sydney Southside Training Scheme of the Australian Orthopaedic Association. He gained his fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) in 2008 and then completed three postgraduate fellowships in hip and knee reconstruction. These were administered by Arthritis Australia, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and Peninsula Orthopaedic Research Institute (PORI). Dr Chia is committed to maintaining his knowledge at the highest levels and is certified to perform robotic hip and knee surgery.
Dr Chia also has a keen interest in research, with multiple publications in major orthopaedic journals and is a current director of PORI. He also enjoys participating in medical education and has an appointment as a Clinical Lecturer at the University of Sydney. Dr Chia is also the intern supervisor at Mona Vale Hospital and is heavily involved in registrar teaching at various levels.
Dr Chia is dedicated to providing personalised, evidence based care. He and his staff pride themselves on accessibility, empathy, communication and look forward to making a positive difference in the lives of their patients.
- Australian Medical Association
- Australian Orthopaedic Association
- Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
- Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association
- Asia Pacific Arthroplasty Society
- American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
- International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine