Dr Chia is a fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeon with expertise in reconstructive hip and knee surgery, particularly robotic hip and knee replacement surgery. He 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.
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 total hip, total knee and partial knee replacement surgery.
Dr Chia also has a keen interest in research, with multiple publications in major orthopaedic journals and is a current director of PORI. Surgeons from all around the world travel to Sydney to develop their surgical skills under the guidance of PORI surgeons.
Dr Chia also enjoys participating in medical education and has an appointment as a Clinical Lecturer at the University of Sydney. He serves as a medical student tutor and is the intern supervisor at The Northern Beaches Hospital. He is heavily involved in teaching and examining surgical trainees at all levels.
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