About Dr Yas Edirisinghe

Dr Yas Edirisinghe is an esteemed Australian-trained orthopaedic surgeon with a subspeciality in complex knee arthroscopy and arthroplasty. His numerous prestigious accolades exemplify his dedication to individualised, quality patient care.

Approach to Healthcare

Technology and innovation are key to Dr Edirisinghe’s approach. He is passionate about personalised surgical solutions and is comprehensively trained in the latest orthopaedic technology. Dr Edirisinghe implements precision, digital, and AI technology to improve effectiveness and patient outcomes, specifically with regard to joint replacement care and rehabilitation. He currently holds a public hospital position with the North Adelaide Local Health District. 

With experience at major public hospitals in Sydney and Newcastle, Dr Edirisinghe treats various orthopaedic conditions and excels in treating complex orthopaedic joint replacement surgery. Beyond surgical excellence, Dr Edirisinghe is an official training supervisor for the Australian Orthopaedic Association in training new surgeons. He also offers workshops for teaching new surgeons about joint replacement technology and complex trauma management. This allows Dr Edirisinghe to remain at the forefront of orthopaedic care and advancements.

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Academic Journey and Professional Achievements

Dr Yas Edirisinghe is an accomplished orthopaedic surgeon based in Adelaide, Australia. With a diverse background, extensive training, and a commitment to innovative techniques, Dr Edirisinghe brings a wealth of experience to the field.

Dr Edirisinghe’s journey in medicine began in New Zealand, where he completed his medical education at the University of Auckland.  In 2008, he migrated to Australia and embarked on a successful career path. He completed the Australian Orthopaedic Surgical training program, gaining valuable experience in major public hospitals in Sydney and Newcastle, NSW.  In 2022, he was honoured with the fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and the Australian Orthopaedic Association.

Subspecialty Expertise

Dr Edirisinghe has distinguished himself through a subspecialty fellowship in knee arthroscopy and arthroplasty. This specialised training equips him to address sports knee injuries and perform knee reconstructive surgery using advanced keyhole techniques.

His expertise extends to contemporary technologies such as direct anterior hip surgery and robotic knee surgery.

Innovative Approaches to Joint Replacement

Dr Edirisinghe is dedicated to delivering patient-specific surgery for optimal outcomes. For knee replacement surgery, he employs kinematic alignment strategies, aligning components tailored to the patient's anatomy for improved outcomes.

In hip replacement surgery, he utilises 3D modelling technology to position implants with precision, allowing for a maximum safe range of movement, and enabling patients to engage in various activities such as tennis, yoga, and golf.

Specialisation in Revision Surgery

Beyond primary joint replacements, Dr Edirisinghe specialises in revision surgery, undertaking the complex reconstruction of joint replacements facing challenges like recurrent dislocations, loosening, infection, and fractures.

Focus on Sports Injuries and Trauma Management

Dr Edirisinghe has a keen interest in treating sports knee injuries, including ACL ruptures, dislocating patella, meniscal injuries, and cartilage injuries. Additionally, he manages trauma cases, contributing to the management of complex orthopaedic trauma through Lyell McEwin Hospital.

Research and Educational Contributions

Dr Edirisinghe is actively engaged in research and innovative technology. He completed a Master of Surgery investigating the application of 4D technology to orthopaedic surgery in its inception in 2012. He also has multiple national and international in the field of orthopaedic surgery.

Dr Yas Edirisinghe remains involved in training new surgeons through the as part of the training faculty of Australian Orthopaedic Association SET (Surgical Educational Training) program, sharing his expertise and contributing to the development of future orthopaedic professionals.

With a commitment to excellence, a focus on patient-centric care, and a dedication to advancing orthopaedic practices, Dr Edirisinghe stands as a leading figure in the field, enriching the healthcare landscape in Adelaide.

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