International Computer Aided Surgery Society Memberships

Congratulations to Professor Kurmis for his recent membership appointments to BOTH the International Society for Computer Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery {ISCAOS} AND the International Society for Computer Aided Surgery {ISCAS}.

2020 Gordon Trinca Medal Award

A HUGE Congratulations to Professor Kurmis – recipient of the 2020 Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Distinguished Award, The Gordon Trinca Medal !! This most prestigious honour is awarded to an individual who has made an outstanding career-long contribution to trauma education and surgical care.

Let’s go 6ers, let’s go !

Kurmis Orthopaedics are proud to be an official Corporate Partner of the new look Adelaide 36ers basketball team. An exciting time to be a basketball fan in SA with a new home court at the AEC and some great new additions to the team. Fingers crossed for a fantastic finish to the season!
#36ersEvolution #WeAreSixers

JBJS Elite Reviewer spotlight

Congratulations Professor Kurmis for being the subject of this edition’s JBJS Elite Reviewer spotlight. Being selected as an Elite Reviewer for the most prestigious journal in orthopaedics recognizes many hours of hard work and dedication to the profession. Well done again ! Find the link here.

2019 CEO Today Healthcare Award

We are incredibly proud as a practice to have received another international Healthcare Award – this time a 2019 CEO Today Magazine Healthcare Award in the field of Orthopaedics. Again, so wonderful that our efforts have been recognised on the international stage. Again, such a huge endorsement for our practice ethos, the quality of our team and all of our affiliates who support us. But most importantly, thank you to all of our patients and their loved ones who trust their care in our hands.

Australian Knee Society Presentation

Another absolute privilege to present a summary of our recent Journal of Arthroplasty article to the Australian Knee Society annual scientific meeting in Canberra. In very esteemed company indeed …

A special thanks to Mr. Matthew Liptak and Mr. Greg Keene for the invitation and support at the meeting.

Click here for a link to the published article itself.

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.