Dr Bijoy Thomas

Hip & Knee Surgeon

Operating Locations

Public Hospitals

Blacktown Mt. Druitt

Blacktown Hospital
Blacktown
NSW-2148, Australia

Mt. Druitt Hospital
Mt. Druitt
NSW-2770, Australia

Private Hospitals

Westmead HSS Orthopaedics

Westmead Private Hospital
Westmead, NSW-2145

HSS Orthopaedics
Bella Vista NSW-2153

Current Appointments

Visiting Medical Officer (Orthopaedics)

Blacktown Mt. Druitt

Blacktown Hospital
Blacktown, NSW-2148 Australia

Mt. Druitt Hospital
Mt. Druitt, NSW-2770 Australia

Westmead University of Western Sydney

Westmead Private Hospital
Westmead, NSW-2145 Australia

Conjoint Lecturer Orthopaedics
University of Western Sydney
Blacktown, NSW Australia

Areas Of Interest

  • Arthroplasty : Hip and Knee, including Primary and Revision surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery Knee : Including ligament reconstruction

Academic Qualifications

Dr Bijoy Thomas
Dr Bijoy Thomas
  • Fellow – Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
    FRACS (Orthopaedics)
    The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Australia
  • Fellow – Royal College of Surgeons and Physicians of Glasgow
    FRCS (Glasgow)
    The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • Clinical Fellowship – Adult Hip & Knee Arthroplasty
    Queens University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
  • Australian Orthopaedic Association Accredited Arthroplasty Fellowship, Sydney NSW Australia – Adult Hip & Knee Arthroplasty

Professional Membership

  • Australian Orthopaedic Association
  • Australian Orthopaedic Trauma Society
  • Medical Board of Australia
  • Australian Medical Council
  • Australian Medical Association
  • General Medical Council – United Kingdom

Research And Publications

EXACT: (EXercise or Advice after ankle fracture) Associate Researcher

A multicenter study, the aim of the trial is to determine whether a rehabilitation program (involving supervised exercise, gait training, and advice) is more effective and cost-effective than the provision of general advice about exercise after immobilization for ankle fracture

Randomised Controlled Study Analysis of Fixed Bearing and Rotating Platform Total Knee Arthroplasty – Minimum 2 year Review

Presentation
Canadian Orthopaedic Association/Canadian Orthopaedic Research Society Annual meeting
July 7-9, 2011. St John’s Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

Initial Experience With (LCP) Locking Hip Plate

Describes our initial experience with Paediatric LCP locking hip plate at Children’s Hospital Westmead, Westmead, NSW-2145, Australia

Presented

  • Australian Paediatric Orthopaedic Society
    Annual Scientific Meeting – October 2008, Kings Cliff, NSW
  • Annual Scientific Meeting – AOA Canberra, November- 2008 Canberra, ACT.

The Effect of Co Morbidities on the Hospital Length of Stay and Post Operative Discharge Destination of Home Residential Elderly Patients after a Fracture Neck of Femur.

Presented

  • Australian Orthopaedic Association,
    NSW Branch- Annual Scientific Meeting
    August- 2008, Sydney, NSW
  • Annual Scientific Meeting – AOA Canberra,
    November- 2008. Canberra, ACT.

Critical Anatomy for safe Total Knee Arthroplasty

Delta group – a group to promote knowledge & practice of Hip & Knee arthroplasty in the Asia-Pacific region

Presented
Delta Surgical Technique Course June 2006, Sydney

Published
Delta Course Compendium – 2006

Chronic Pain After an Ankle Fracture – An Arthroscopic Assessment – Case Series

Published
Foot and Ankle International, December 2005 (vol.26#12)

Presented

  • Combined New Zealand & Australian Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society Conference,
    Queenstown, New Zealand, August 2004
  • ACT – AOA Annual Scientific Meeting, Canberra Branch
    Canberra ACT, November 2004

Sacroilliac Joint Pain a New Functional Diagnostic Block

Presented

  • ACT – AOA Annual Scientific Meeting Canberra, ACT, November 2004
  • Annual Scientific Meeting – Spine Society of Australia Auckland New Zealand, April 2005

Teaching

1) Orthopaedic Registrars

  • Actively involved in the teaching of orthopaedic registrars at Blacktown & Mt Druitt Hospitals

2) Medical Students

Closely associated with the University of Western Sydney in the Orthopaedic teaching of medical students at the Blacktown hospital and Auburn Hospital Campus.

Examiner for the Medical students at the University of Western Sydney

Courses And Conferences Attended

  • Orthopaedics Today
    January 2012, Maui, Hawaii, USA
  • Instructional Hip Course – Primary to Revision
    September 2011, Lucerne, Switzerland
  • Current Concepts Joint Replacements, Winter Meeting
    December – 2010, Orlando, Florida, USA
  • Great Expectations 2010, Patients, Prosthesis and Practitioners
    December 2010, New York, New York, USA
  • AOA – Canberra Branch Annual Scientific Meeting
    November -2008, Canberra, ACT, Australia
  • NSW Branch – Annual Scientific Meeting
    August- 2008, Sydney, NSW, Australia
  • Instructional Course Lectures
    Australian Paediatric Orthopaedic Society and Australian Orthopaedic Association
    October -2008, Kings Cliff, NSW, Australia
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
    Annual Meeting-2008
    March 2008, San Francisco, USA
  • Instructional Course Lectures
    American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
    March 2008, San Francisco, USA
  • Instructional Course Lectures
    Australian Paediatric Orthopaedic Society and Australian Orthopaedic Association
    October- 2007, Kings Cliff, NSW, Australia
  • Delta Course for Hip & Knee Arthroplasty
    June 2006, Sydney, NSW, Australia
  • Radiation Safety Course for Orthopaedic Surgeons
    March 2006, Sydney, NSW, Australia
  • MIS – Trauma Training Cadaver Course
    February 2006, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Spine Society of Australia – 2005 Annual Scientific Meeting
    April -2005, Auckland, New Zealand
  • AOA – Canberra Branch Annual Scientific Meeting
    November -2004, Canberra, ACT
  • Advanced AO Course in Fracture Management
    August -2005, Queenstown, New Zealand
  • Basic Fundamentals of Arthroscopy
    August -2003, Royal North Shore Hospital,
    Sydney, NSW, Australia