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Dr Louis Shidiak

MBBS, FRACS FAOrthA, B. Appl Science (Physio)

Hip & Knee | Sports Focus
  • 02 9806 3333

    02 9806 3398

  • Suite G18, 9 Norbrik Drive, Bella Vista, NSW, 2153
  • Norwest Private Hospital

  • Specialty Orthopaedics, Suite G18, Ground Floor, Norwest Private Hospital, 11 Norbrik Drive, Bella Vista NSW 2153
  • Gledswood Hills:

  • Specialty Orthopaedics Gregory Hills Clinic, Suite 1, Unit 15A, 1 Gregory Hills Drive, Gledswood Hills NSW 2557
  • drlouisshidiak.com.au

Dr Louis Shidiak

Orthopaedic Surgery

Hip & Knee | Sports Focus

Dr Louis Shidiak is an Orthopaedic Surgeon with a particular interest in Hip and Knee Arthroplasty (anterior hips), Sports injuries including ACL reconstruction and hip preservation.

Dr Shidiak graduated medicine (MBBS) from the University of Sydney and spent his junior years at Liverpool hospital. His undergraduate degree was Physiotherapy (B. Appl Science), which he practised for five years, rehabilitating orthopaedic and sports injuries, highlighted by work with soccer and athletes at the 2000 Olympics. He completed advanced orthopaedic training (FRACS Orth) in Sydney and followed this with fellowships in Sydney (lower limb arthroplasty) and Switzerland (hip preservation surgery).

Dr Shidiak is the author of numerous articles, published in well-respected peer review journals, including Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research (CORR).

Dr Shidiak also treats young adults with hip pathology that is amenable to preservation. Such treatments include hip arthroscopy and safe surgical dislocation to address joint pathology and delay the onset of arthritis.

Dr Shidiak is the Chief Medical Officer for the Parramatta Eels National Rugby League (NRL) Club and has been affiliated with this club for  over 15 years.




  • Arthroscopic (key-hole) surgery of the hip and knee
  • Minimally invasive anterior hip replacements, a technique that allows early recovery. Dr Shidiak undertook fellowship training in this area.


All sporting injuries of the knee including ACL reconstruction, patella stabilisation and meniscal surgery.



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