Dr Rob Sharp
MBBS., FRACS., FAOrthA
Dr Rob Sharp was born in Sydney. He spent a large proportion of his young life growing up in Papua New Guinea and returned to Sydney for his secondary
He graduated from University of NSW with a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery. He is a fellow of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons (F.R.A.C.S)
as well as a Fellow of the Australasian Orthopaedics Association (F.A.OrthoA). He is currently a Member of the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
During his years of medical training he spent many years working in rural communities before beginning the Orthopaedic Training Program. He also spent two
years working in Antarctica as a medical offi cer.
He has gained experience working with renowned arthroplasty surgeons Albert Greggori in Glasgow and Prof. Lutger Getersmeyer in Kiel, Germany.
As part of Rotary International and the Orthopaedics Outreach Program, he heads a medical team which visits St Mary’s Hospital in Vunapope, East New
Britain Province in Papua New Guinea. For his participation in the project he was awarded the Paul Harris Fellowship by Rotary.
As a rural based surgeon, Dr Sharp does not specialise in just one area of orthopaedics. Dr Sharp performs hip, knee and shoulder replacements along with
the treatment of all sports related problems. He treats hand, wrist and ankle injuries, as well as on-going chronic orthopaedic symptoms. He participates in the
“No-Gap Scheme” and as such patients have no out-of-pocket expenses for their surgery.