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Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Email: Gary R.
Gary Nattrass is a Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon with
special interests in hip disorders, spinal deformity, neuromuscular
disorders (including cerebral palsy) as well as general paediatric
Gary is originally from Canada where he received his M.D. from
the University of Alberta and then after six years in family
practice in California returned to undertake his orthopaedic
surgery training (FRCSC) at the University of Calgary. He then did
Fellowships in Paediatric Orthopaedics at the Royal Children's
Hospital in Melbourne and The Shriner's Hospital for Crippled
Children (UCLA affiliate) in Los Angeles before returning to
Melbourne where he has been on the staff at RCH since 1995.
In addition to having a weekly general paediatric orthopaedic
clinic, Gary participates in the Complex Hip Clinic as well
as being part of the Scoliosis team. He is also involved with
gait analysis through the Hugh Williamson Gait Laboratory.
Gary is currently the President of the Australian Paediatric Orthopaedic
Society (APOS). He has a keen interest in Orthopaedic education
and is the past - Chairman of the Victorian/Tasmanian Regional
Training Committee of the Australian Orthopaedic Association. He
has undertaken voluntary overseas work with children in Papua New
Guinea and China.