Dr David Carmody


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Languages: English


  • Orthopaedics

Areas of Interest

  • Foot
  • Ankle and knee: sports Injuries
  • Knee replacement
  • Arthritis and reconstruction
  • Trauma and factures

Mater Hospital, North Sydney, NSW

North Sydney Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Centre
Suite 2
Mater Clinic
25 Rocklands Road
Wollstonecraft NSW 2065

T: (02) 9409 0500

F: (02) 9906 5046

E: admin@sydneyfootandankle.com.au

Narrabeen Sports & Exercise Medicine Centre
Wakehurst Parkway
Narrabeen NSW 2101

T: (02) 9971 1188

F: (02) 9972 2552

E: admin@narrabeensportsmedicine.com.au


Dr David Carmody is highly qualified in foot, ankle and knee surgery and is especially interested in sports injuries. He has particular expertise in using tiny cameras and tools to improve the precision and outcome of his surgeries.

Dr David Carmody is widely experienced with a specific interest in sports injuries of the foot and ankle as emphasised in his fellowship training. He has vast expertise in arthroscopic procedures and surgery to address instability, tendon conditions and cartilage problems. He also specialises in fracture management of the foot and ankle.

David studied for his medical degree at Sydney University in 1996, completing his FRACS (Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons) in 2006. He was personally selected to go to Bristol (UK) for further subspecialty fellowship training in foot and ankle surgery by Mr Ian Winson – President of the European Foot and Ankle Society, and a world leader in this field.

David completed further knee fellowships in Belgium and in Lyon and has published research in numerous journals on knee surgery. His vast expertise covers arthritis management, knee replacements, reconstructions and arthroscopies. An active member and published contributor to the North Sydney Orthopaedic Research Group, David is currently undertaking ongoing research into surgical procedures of the foot and ankle. He has also published research in numerous peer-reviewed journals and has had papers presented at meetings throughout Australia and abroad.

His pioneering research into spinal cord injuries in Australian footballers was awarded the ‘Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Applied Research in Sports Medicine by a Research Team’ at the 2005 NSW Sports Safety Scheme Awards. He is a member of the Australian Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society.