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Dr Robert Baird

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr Baird is an Australian trained Orthopaedic Surgeon who specialises in hip and knee surgery and orthopaedic trauma. He is trained and certified in the use of Robotic Arm assisted Joint Replacement Surgery.

After completing his training in South Australia he conducted further sub-specialty training in complex joint replacement surgery at St Michaels Hospital, Toronto, Canada and orthopaedic trauma surgery at Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, Canada.

A Special interest of his is joint replacement surgery and revision surgery which includes problems due to fractures, infection, loosening, instability or implant fractures.

Dr Baird is one of the first surgeons in South Australia to be trained and certified in the use of Robotic Arm Assisted Joint Replacement  using the Stryker MAKO robotic system TM. This has been shown to result in improved surgical accuracy, a more natural feeling of the joint replacement and faster rehabilitation time.

Dr Baird is a member of the arthroplasty unit at the Royal Adelaide Hospital where he is a senior visiting surgeon.


Specialising in:

  • Hip and Knee Surgery
  • Joint Replacement
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Trauma
  • Robotic Arm assisted Joint Replacement Surgery


Adelaide Hip and Knee Centre

Suite 3, Burnside Specialist Centre

Burnside Hospital

120 Kensington Rd

Toorak Gardens 506

Ph: 7325 4800

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