Dr. Gregory Bain


Gregory I Bain MBBS, FRACS, FA(Ortho), PhD

Professor of Upper Limb and Research, Orthopaedic Surgery,

Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia. www.gregbain.com.au

Overview of Clinical Practice

Greg completed his Orthopaedic Surgery training in Adelaide in 1993, and completed a clinical fellowship Upper Limb Surgery in London, Canada at the Hand and Upper Limb Clinic.

Since then he has practiced exclusively Upper Limb Orthopaedic Surgery in Adelaide, South Australia. He has an active interest in research involving the upper limb including clinical anatomy, biomechanics, advanced arthroscopic techniques, anatomical based reconstructive procedures and arthroplasty.

Current Medical Positions

Private Practice, 196 Melbourne Street, North Adelaide, Sth Aust.

Professor of Upper Limb Surgery, Flinders University, Adelaide.

Professional Medical Organizations

Asian Pacific Wrist Association, President 2017-9

International Society for Sports Traumatology of the Hand- President 2017-9

International Wrist Arthroscopy Association President 2021 – 22

ISAKOS -Chairman, Elbow, Wrist and Hand Committee 2015-9, Executive

Deputy Editor- Journal of Wrist Surgery,

Editorial Board- JISAKOS, JTHUES, IJSS

Australian Hand Surgery Society, Conference coordinator – 2016-20

Shoulder and Elbow Society of Australia, President 2004-6, Fellowship Coordinator.


Australian Orthopaedic Association Research Award 2009 for “producing outstanding Orthopaedic research that has international recognition, and research contributing to the Orthopaedic community and the community generally”.

Terry Whipple Award for Wrist Arthroscopy, Awarded by EWAS 2008.

Travelling Fellow; ISAKOS European Sports Medicine 2002, APOA India 2000,

AOA Hong Kong Ambassador 1997, Hong Kong Hand Scholarship 1995.


Special areas of interest include Sports injuries, Rotator Cuff tears, Shoulder Anatomy, distal biceps tendon injuries, carpal instability, elbow instability. Editor of the book “Normal and Pathological Anatomy of the shoulder” and “Surgical techniques for trauma and sports related injuries of the elbow.” He has published numerous peer review publications and book chapters.