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Dr. Stewart Morrison is an
Australian orthopedic surgeon who treats children and adults with a diverse
range of orthopedic conditions. He works as a consultant orthopedic surgeon at
the Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne as well as Monash Health. Stewart’s
orthopedic interests lie in adult and paediatric deformity correction, with a
specific focus on the treatment of congenital limb deficiencies and
post-traumatic severe deformity.
His medical degree was completed at Monash University in 2008.. He undertook his orthopaedic surgery training and was accepted as a Fellow of the Royal
Australasian College of Surgeons in 2018. Prior to embarking on additional
international sub-specialty training, Stewart worked at the Royal Children’s
Hospital and Monash Health.
Stewart then completed a 12-month
ACGME-accredited Limb Reconstruction Fellowship at the University of Minnesota,
Minneapolis, USA, training under Prof. Mark Dahl MD. This covered a broad
spectrum of paediatric as well as adult complex deformity correction. He then
went on to complete 6 months of general paediatric orthopaedics at Klinikum
Stuttgart, Germany, supervised by Dr. Prof. Thomas Wirth.
Stewart has an interest in
research and has published over twelve peer-reviewed papers as well as
presenting at a number of national and international meetings. Research has
focused on the domains of limb reconstruction and limb lengthening, in addition
to the field of electronic health. Stewart fosters ongoing research commitments
at several of the international institutions at which he has previously been
In addition to his work in
orthopaedic surgery, Stewart’s advocacy extends to his interest in doctors’
health, having served on the board of the Victorian Doctors Health Program for
nine years. He also was a member of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
Trainee Association (RACSTA) executive from 2014 – 2018. He is a keen traveller
and avid architectural photographer.