Assoc. Prof. John Ireland

Conjoint Associate Professor UNSW
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Hip, Knee, and Shoulder Surgery




Preparing for Orthopaedic Surgery

Dr John Ireland, Orthopaedic Surgeon

Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr John Ireland

Associate Professor John Ireland is an Orthopaedic Surgeon with extensive experience in orthopaedics including 4,000 joint replacements in knees, hips, and more than a thousand shoulder surgeries. Dr Ireland's joint replacements are all completed using recognised and validated types of prostheses and minimally invasive techniques.

Assoc. Prof. Ireland was formerly the Head of Orthopaedics at Liverpool and Chairman of the Whitlam Joint Replacement Centre at Fairfield Hospital.



Many of the injuries that happen to this ball-and-socket joint stem from overuse and the wear-and-tear of constantly being in motion. A range of surgical options are available to relieve the pain and restore the mobility of those suffering from hip joint pain.



There are many different causes of knee pain including injury, arthritis, and infection. Relieving some knee pain can be done through rehabilitation; other cases may require surgery.



The shoulder is the most movable joint in the body. However, it is an unstable joint because of the range of motion allowed. This instability increases the likelihood of joint injury, often leading to a degenerative process in which tissues break down and no longer function well.


Stem Cell Therapy

Assoc. Prof. John Ireland is leading the use of Stem Cell Therapy to improve quality of life through regenerative medicine.


Orthopaedic Surgeon John Ireland's consulting rooms are located in Camden, Campbelltown, Chipping Norton, and Woonona.