Adelaide Knee & Hip Specialists 

phone: 8267 2590

Dr John van Essen Orthopaedic Surgeon

Experienced, Locally trained, Internationally trained, Knee and Hip Specialist

Meet Dr John, 

He has a passion for treating patients impacted by hip and knee conditions including arthritis and sports injuries.
His interest lies in treating people first, working together with them using minimally invasive techniques together with the most appropriate modern technology such as patient specific instrumentation and computer assisted surgery.
He was born, educated and trained in Adelaide.
He has also trained internationally in several centres,  including the prestigious Exeter (UK) Arthroplasty Fellowship.
He has performed thousands of hip and knee procedures using the latest techniques, including the 'Direct Superior' minimally invasive approach for hip replacement.
Dr John is actively involved in the training of the next generation of Orthopaedic Surgeons and is a current Examiner for the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in the field of Orthopaedic Surgery. A position only awarded to those of the highest professional and ethical standards.
For all appointments please phone: 8267 2590
Suite 9, Level 1, 183 Tynte Street, North Adelaide SA 5006


North Adelaide

Suite 9, Level 1

183 Tynte Street

North Adelaide,  SA  5006


Berri Hospital

Waikerie Medical Centre

Mt Barker

Summit Health Centre

85 Wellington Road

Mount Barker,  SA  5251

More about Dr John


BMBS: Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery 
FRACS (Ortho): Fellow Royal Australasian College of Surgeons 
FAOrthoA: Fellow Australian Orthopaedic Association


ISAKOS: International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
AOA: Australian Orthopaedic Association
RACS: Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
AMA: Fellow of the Australian Medical Association


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You can make an appointment for all locations by calling       ph: 8267 2590
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