Shoulder Specialist

Mr Devinder Garewal

MBBS, BMedSci, FRACS (Orth), FAOrthA

Mr. Devinder Garewal is an orthopaedic shoulder surgeon.

Devinder completed his medical qualifications from the University of Melbourne and is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and the Australian Orthopaedic Association.

After completing his orthopaedic training in Victoria, Devinder undertook fellowships subspecializing in shoulder surgery and upper limb trauma. He worked as an orthopaedic trauma fellow at the Austin Hospital in Melbourne, then completed 12 months of prestigious international fellowships in France, Italy and with the world-renowned upper limb unit in Wrightington, England.

During this time, he attained advanced skills in orthopaedic diagnosis, arthroscopic, keyhole, minimally invasive and computer navigated surgical management and rehabilitation techniques.

Find out more about Devinder

Devinder specialises in all aspects of the shoulder, including trauma management, shoulder arthroscopy and shoulder replacement surgery.

Devinder has a keen interest in teaching medical and allied health staff. He is also actively involved in research and has published numerous scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals and has presented work both nationally and internationally.

Mr Garewal is pleased to provide a comprehensive orthopaedic shoulder surgery service and is committed to offering timely treatment to all patients.

  • Orthopaedic trauma fellow: Austin Hospital, Melbourne 2015
  • Orthopaedic shoulder fellow: CHP St Gregoire, Brittany, France, Dr. Philippe Collin, 2016
  • Orthopaedic shoulder fellow: Instituto Clinico Humanitas, Milan, Italy, Dr. Alessandro Castagna, 2016
  • Orthopaedic shoulder fellow: Wrightington, England, Prof Len Funk, Mr Mike Walton 2017

Orthopaedic Shoulder Blog
Australia’s first navigated short-stem shoulder replacement
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Correlations between patient-assessed shoulder instability scale scores
Shoulder & Elbow 2013; doi: 10.1111/sae.12039.
Shoulder structure and function following the modified Latarjet procedure: A clinical and radiological review.
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Management of new onset atrial fibrillation in previously well, relatively young patients.
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Perceptions of surfboard riders regarding the need for protective headgear.
J Sci Med Sport 2004; 7: 429-437
Acute injury and chronic disability resulting from surfboard riding.
Med J Aust 2003; 179: 140-142
Mobile telephone use among Melbourne drivers: A preventable exposure to injury risk.

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