Mr Peter Gard is an Orthopaedic surgeon, specialising in joint replacement and arthritis. Centrally located in the Manningham Medical Centre in Lower Templestowe, Peter completed his training in Melbourne in 1996 before travelling to Boston to undertake a fellowship in Adult Reconstructive surgery at Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospitals.
Peter completed his medical training at the University of Melbourne, graduating in 1986. He trained initially at the Austin and Repatriation Hospitals and later worked as an Orthopaedic Registrar at several hospitals in Melbourne during 1991-1996. Peter was admitted to the Royal Australian College of Surgeons in 1996 as a fully qualified Orthopaedic Surgeon.
In 1997, Peter travelled to the United States and completed a Fellowship in Adult Joint Reconstruction at the Brigham and Womens Hospital, Boston. During this period, Peter undertook extensive training in arthroplasty, which was consistent with his surgical interest in practicing as an arthroplasty surgeon. Whilst in the USA, Peter worked as an Attending Surgeon at Lahey Clinic, Massachusetts and a Clinical Instructor at Boston University.
Peter returned to Australia in late 2000 and has since practiced as a private orthopaedic surgeon at Warringal Hospital, Mitcham Private Hospital, St. Vincent's Private Hospital, Epworth Hospital, and The Freemasons Hospital. He also regularly attends in public consultation at the Austin Hospital and Maroondah Hospital.
Peter’s main expertise is in hip replacement and revision surgery and knee replacement, reconstruction and arthroscopy.
Key procedures performed:
- Total Knee Replacement and Revision Surgery
- Total Hip Replacement and Revision Surgery
- Knee Arthroscopy
- ACL Reconstruction
As a member of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) and Australian Orthopaedic Association (AOA), Peter is readily contactable and happy to discuss patient issues and concerns at any time.
For more information or to schedule an appointment, please contact 03 9457 3612.