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Dr Lawrence Malisano


Dr Lawrence Malisano

Orthopaedic Surgery

Dr Lawrence Malisano is an orthopaedic surgeon specialising in adult arthroscopic reconstructive knee surgery and replacement surgery of the hip and knee.

Dr Malisano completed his primary medical degree (MBBS) at the University of Queensland. After post graduate training in Queensland, he was awarded his Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS). Subsequent fellowship experience included appointments in hip and knee arthroplasty at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, London (United Kingdom); a trauma fellowship at The University Hospital in Bochum (Germany); and a reconstruction and trauma fellowship at the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto (Canada).

Dr Malisano is a senior specialist at the Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, where he established a service to manage acetabular fracture and pelvic ring injury reconstruction and joint replacement surgery. He has an education role with the University of Queensland Medical School, as faculty on regional, national and international courses for orthopaedic surgeons, and is involved in research and implant development.

Dr Malisano is also a Fellow of the Australian Orthopaedic Association, a foundation member of the Arthroplasty Society of Australia (ASA), and a member of the Australian Orthopaedic Trauma Association (AOTS), the Australian Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons (ASOS), the Australian Medical Association (AMA) and a life member of Sports Medicine Australia (SMA), Queensland branch.

Dr Malisa continues a long standing involvement with the Australian Orthopaedic Association and as Council Member of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.


Dr Lawrence Malisano has expertise in:

 - adult arthroscopic reconstructive knee surgery

 - replacement surgery of the hip and knee


Dr Malisano has a special interest in adult conditions of the hip and knee

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Brisbane Private Hospital


259 Wickham Terrace , Brisbane 4000