2019 GHP Healthcare Award Article

A lovely editorial piece on our practice in this years international GHP Healthcare & Pharmaceutical Awards annual magazine summarizing our recent achievements. Great to see South Australia in the global spotlight !!

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THRF Research Impact

A nice article in the current edition of THRF Research Impact about some of Professor Kurmis’ current work investigating the genetic link to adverse tissue reactions and pseudotumours around orthopaedic implants.
A big thank you to The Hospital Research Foundation for their generous support.

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The Australian Small Business Awards

We are so proud to have been nominated for a National Small Business Award!

Please follow the link below to vote for us online!


Thank you to all of our patients, their loved ones, and our other supporters!!

Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

Another huge congratulations to Professor Kurmis, selected by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) as the 2020 Herbert & Gloria Kees Scholar. Well done Prof !!!

Healthcare & Pharmaceutical Award 2019

We are incredibly proud and humbled to be the recipient of not one, but TWO international prizes in the 2019 GHP Healthcare & Pharmaceutical Awards:

Best Orthopedic Surgical Practice
Excellence in Patient-Centric Care

Thank you to all of our wonderful patients and our business affiliates for your ongoing support.

2019 RACS Pickard Robotic Surgery Scholar

Congratulations Professor Kurmis who, as the 2019 Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Pickard Robotic Surgery Scholar, has just returned from a busy clinical tour of the United States, completing targeted surgical visitations in New York, Fort Lauderdale, Boston, Philadelphia and Atlantic City. He operated extensively with some of North America’s top joint replacement surgeons – exploring the latest techniques and technologies around robot-assisted and minimally-invasive hip and knee replacement surgery. Another amazing achievement. Well done Prof !

International Leader in Surgical Education

The team at Kurmis Orthopaedics want to say a huge congratulations to Professor Kurmis for being recently nominated and accepted as a Fellow of the prestigious Faculty of Surgical Trainers of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (UK). Only 8 surgeons in Australia & New Zealand have ever been offered this honour. Well done Prof !

New Community Sponsorship

The team at Kurmis Orthopaedics are very proud to announce a new long-term sponsorship of the Willunga Bowling Club. We look forward to supporting the club’s successes in the seasons ahead !..

Click here to visit the club website.

2018 AOA Trans-Tasman Fellow award…

A massive congratulations Associate Professor kurmis for being selected as the 2018 AOA Trans-Tasman Fellow. Another huge international honour.
Well done !

Medic SA (AMA) article

‘Adelaide Orthopaedic Surgeon Wins International Award …’

A nice interview piece in this month’s edition of the AMA publication, Medic SA. [May 2018; volume 31(2)]

Click here to see the article on page 27.

RACS Surgical News article

A nice summary of Associate Professor Kurmis’ international, award-winning, research appeared in the current edition of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons publication, Surgical News. [Jan/Feb 2018; volume 19(1)]

Click here to see the double-page article on pages 22 and 23.

AOA SA/NT Branch Executive Committee Appointment

Congratulations to Associate Professor Kurmis on his recent appointment to the Australian Orthopaedic Association South Australia / Northern Territory Branch Executive Committee.

National Nine News story

Associate Professor Kurmis was recently interviewed by Jessica Stanley from National Nine News regarding his ground breaking and international award winning work into the genetic link to pseudotumour development around metal-on-metal hip replacements. The story was aired around the country on Wednesday the 13th of December, 2017.

2017 Justin Miller Medal winner

Congratulations to Associate Professor Kurmis, winner of the 2017 Justin Miller Medal – awarded by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons for outstanding clinical research and presentation from a surgical subspecialty.

2017 Hip Society Award

Congratulations to Associate Professor Kurmis, winner of the prestigous 2017 Frank Stinchfield Prize – awarded by the international Hip Society at the recent American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons meeting in San Diego (USA) for outstanding research contribution to the advancement of the understanding and management of hip related conditions.

See the AOA website for more details:

RACS SA Regional Committee appointment

Congratulations to Associate Professor Kurmis on his recent appointment to the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) SA Regional Committee as an AOA Orthopaedic Representative.