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About Us: About the Practice

Professor Crawford is an Orthopaedic Surgeon with a special interest in lower limb joint replacement; his principal interests are hip and knee replacement, and knee arthroscopy. Professor Crawford is an internationally recognized expert in the field of hip and knee replacement surgery. He performs approximately 150 hip and 150 knee replacements per year, both in public and private practice. He lectures and teaches surgical techniques both nationally and internationally.

As well as running a clinical practice Professor Crawford has a chair of orthopaedic research at the Queensland University of Technology. In this role he supervises PhD students, a number of post-doctoral researchers and collaborates closely with experts in the field of tissue engineering, cartilage degradation, cartilage mechanics, and clinical orthopaedics. The research in the outcomes of surgery performed under Professor Crawford's care is an important part of his research practice.

Professor Crawford's private surgery is performed at the Holy Spirit Northside Hospital. This hospital and the Prince Charles Hospital, where public surgery is performed, are on the same campus.

Specialties Include

  • Primary & Revision Hip Surgery
  • Primary & Revision Knee Surgery
  • Arthroscopy

In the News

ABC Four Corners
Professor Ross Crawford discusses hip replacements and its potential risks.

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Your Visits

Professor Ross Crawford differs from many in that he has an office, not 'rooms' as such.
  • Mondays are Public operating days at Prince Charles Hospital, Rode Road, Chermside.
  • Tuesdays are Private operating days at Holy Spirit Northside Hospital, same campus as Prince Charles Hospital.
  • Wednesdays Professor Crawford spends at QUT (Queensland University of Technology).
  • Thursdays Professor Crawford sees private patients at the Private Practice Clinic, Prince Charles Hospital.
  • Friday mornings Professor Crawford sees public patients at Prince Charles outpatients clinic and in the afternoons attends meetings at QUT and MERF.