MBBS FRACS (Ortho)
Orthopaedics - Shoulder & Knee
Areas of Interests
- Shoulder reconstruction
- Sports injuries
- Shoulder arthroscopic & replacement surgery
- shoulder instability
- cuff tears
- Knee trauma & reconstruction - arthroscopic & replacement
- ACL reconstruction
North Sydney Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Centre Suite G.02, Mater Clinic, 3 Gillies Street Wollstonecraft NSW 2065
Other practice locations
Sports Focus Physio, 110 Moore Street, LIVERPOOL
Hill Street Sports Medicine, 1 Hills Street, GOSFOR
Shoulder & knee surgery
Dr Burrow specialises in Arthroscopic Reconstructive and Replacement Surgery of the Shoulder and Knee.
Dr Burrow graduated from the University of Sydney Medical School and completed internship and residency at RPA Hospital Sydney. During his medical degree he had the great good fortune to be selected as a Wallaby in Rugby Union, and toured with the Grand Slam and Bledisloe Cup winning teams of 1984 and 1986. As part of his medical training he was sponsored by the Royal Australian Navy and began service in 1990 including 6 months at sea with Fleet Units deployed in South East Asia. He then returned to Australia, and completed Orthopaedic Surgical Training with the Australian Orthopaedic Association, and gained his Fellowship in Orthopaedics in 1996. In 1997 he returned to the Navy as an Orthopaedic Surgeon and completed his service obligations. At the same time he took subspecialty Fellowships in Shoulder Surgery with Dr Des Bokor in Sydney, and in the United Kingdom at Epsom & Guildford Hospitals, Surrey, with Dr Danny Mok. He also completed a Fellowship in Knee Surgery with Dr David Wood at North Sydney Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Centre.
In 1999 Dr Burrow began full-time private practice at North Sydney Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Centre, and was appointed Consultant Surgeon at Sydney Hospital. He was the club doctor for the North Sydney Bears Rugby League Club and was previously with the Northern Suburbs Rugby Union Club. Dr Burrow has been involved in research studying shoulder instability in sportsmen, elbow arthritis and clavicle fracture trauma, presenting at state and national meetings.
Dr Burrow has held positions with Australian Orthopaedic Association including Secretary of the New South Wales Board Of Studies and the Fellowship committee. He has been Chairman of the orthopaedic departments of Sydney and Castlecrag Private Hospitals and currently is the Orthopaedic representative on the Patient Care Review Committee at the Mater Hospital. Dr Burrow has participated in the training of Australian Orthopaedic Surgeons and has been Fellowship supervisor for trainee shoulder surgeons from the United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada, New Zealand and Japan at North Sydney Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Centre.