Dr Trantalis is honoured to have been awarded a Teaching Excellence Award (pictured) by the Australian Orthopaedic Association and Australian Orthopaedic Registrars Association.
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Dr John Trantalis now appointed as Conjoint Lecturer at The University of New South Wales.
Dr Trantalis was asked by The University of Sydney Medical School to create a "Shoulder Examination Video", which can be viewed here.
Lecturer at Australian Orthopaedic Association COE Meeting, Adelaide July 2014. Dr Trantalis was honoured to be asked to speak at the AOA COE meeting in Adelaide in July 2014. He lectured to Orthopaedic Surgeons from both Australia and other countries on both shoulder and elbow topics, and was asked to sit on a number of panels to discuss difficult shoulder and elbow cases.
Co-Convener with Dr Jerome Goldberg of the Shoulder Component of The Inaugural International Congress on Joint Reconstruction, held at The Sydney Hilton, February 2014. Dr Trantalis lectured at this meeting on both shoulder and elbow disorders was honoured to present a video symposium with Dr Ian Lo on the Management of Difficult Shoulder Problems.
Invited Guest Lecturer at Royal North Shore Shoulder Symposium September 2014
Dr. John Trantalis has dedicated his entire medical education to the goal of providing the best and latest care for his shoulder and elbow patients. Highlights of his medical training included:
- graduated with Honours from the University of New South Wales in 1996.
- Completed formal orthopaedic training with the Australian Orthopaedic Association & The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
- Surgeon at Concord Public Hospital. Dr Trantalis specifically sets aside time to work in the public health system, as he values the opportunity to provide care for both public and private patients, and particularly enjoys the teaching opportunities that he has in the public health system.
- Dedicated eighteen months to international fellowship training specifically in shoulder and elbow surgery. This allowed him to become adept with the latest techniques in arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery of the shoulder and elbow, particularly keyhole surgery (minimally invasive).
Dr Trantalis is actively involved in teaching at all levels. Please visit the "Medical Students" page for more information.
Volunteer Orthopaedic Work
Dr Trantalis is an active participant in "Orthopaedic Outreach", a recognised organisation committed to improving health care in less developed nations. He has recently visited The Solomon Islands as part of a team of volunteers, where in addition to providing teaching and training to the local surgeons and health care workers, he assessed and treated injuries and conditions affecting the local population.
Dr Trantalis provides consultancy services to professional sports teams including…