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Mr. Russell Miller

Mr. Russell Miller
Mr. Russell Miller


Secondary Education

  • Essendon Grammar School VCE 1974 – Honours 6 subjects


  • Melbourne University
  • Bachelor of Medicine
  • Bachelor of Surgery – Honours Class One


  • Resident Medical Officer Alfred Hospital – 1981-1982
  • General Surgical Registrar Cardiothoracic Surgical Registrar Alfred Hospital – 1983
  • Vascular Surgical Registrar, General Surgical Registrar Alfred Hospital – 1984
  • General Surgical Registrar Professorial Unit Alfred Hospital – 1985
  • Orthopaedic Registrar Austin Hospital – 1986
  • Orthopaedic Registrar Western General Hospital – 1987
  • Orthopaedic Registrar Alfred Hospital – 1988
  • Orthopaedic Registrar Royal Children's Hospital – 1989
  • Oxford University - Master of Science 1990-1992
  • University of Strathclyde – Diploma of Biomechanics 1991-1992

Post-Fellowship Training

  • Knee/Shoulder Fellow, Newmarket General Hospital, United Kingdom
  • Research Fellow, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre and Oxford University, United Kingdom
  • Trauma Fellow, Association of Osteosynthesis, Salzburg Austria
  • Orthopaedic Knee Fellow, Orthopaedic and Arthritic Hospital, Toronto Canada

Academic Awards and Fellowships

  • Howmedica Prize Awarded to best research project presented by an Australian Orthopaedic Registrar 1988
  • Alfred Hospital Research Prize awarded to best research project performed at Alfred Hospital 1988
  • Essendon Centenary Award for Career development of outstanding young individual 1989
  • Fourth European Clinical Symposium on Bone Healing and Tissue Regeneration – Prize Best Clinical Paper 2007


  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Australian Orthopaedic Association
  • Australian Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Australian Medical Association
  • Australian Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Australian Doctor's Fund
  • Australasian Orthopaedic Trauma Society

Current Hospital Appointments

  • Visiting Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Alfred Hospital
  • Visiting Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Bacchus Marsh Hospital
  • Visiting Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Epworth/Freemasons Private Hospital
  • Visiting Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Western Private Hospital

Past Hospital Appointments

Visiting Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Royal Melbourne Hospital Melbourne

Current Administrative Positions

  • Senior Consultant Alfred Hospital
  • Teaching Monash Medical School – Orthopaedic Trauma
  • Convenor of Trauma Section Victorian and Tasmanian Regional Training Orthopaedic Registrar Program
  • Orthopaedic Representative Board of Studies Victorian Orthopaedic Registrar Program
  • Convenor Bone School Studies

Medical Education and Research

  • I have lectured and presented Nationally and Internationally including involvement in the demonstration of orthopaedic surgical techniques in Amsterdam, Utrecht and Ost Holland in 1991 and Cairns Australia in 1998.
  • I presented an "Invited Paper" at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons held in New Orleans in 2003.

Since 1989 to the current time I have presented at many venues including:-

  • Western Pacific Orthopaedic Society Singapore 1989
  • International Knee Society Toronto Canada 1991
  • Combined meeting of Orthopaedic Associations of the English Speaking World 1992
  • Stryker Australia Cairns 1998, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons 2001
  • Stryker Trauma Symposium in France 2002
  • Stryker Australia Gold Coast 2002
  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons April 2005
  • Device Technologies Port Douglas 2006
  • Stryker Biotech Amsterdam March 2007
  • Stryker Symposium Nice France September 2007

I travel frequently to research new and improved methods of treatment and surgical techniques.

Scientific Presentations

  • Australian Orthopaedic Association Annual Meetings
    1987, 1989, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995
  • Australian Orthopaedic Association Continuing Education
  • Australian Knee Club
  • Australian Orthopaedic Registrars National Meeting
  • Alfred Hospital Surgical Research
  • British Knee Society
  • British Orthopaedic Research Society
  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • German Rheumatoid Association
  • Royal Orthopaedic Hospital Birmingham England Symposium
  • SICOT International Meetings, Budapest Hungary
  • Victorian Orthopaedic Registrar Seminars
  • Australian Sports Institute Medical Symposium
  • Girdlestone Society United Kingdom
  • Victorian Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting
  • Western General Hospital Annual Presentation
  • Austin Hospital Annual Presentation
  • Newmarket General Hospital United Kingdom
  • Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre Oxford University United Kingdom

Design and Development of Orthopaedic Devices

Principal Researcher

Stryker Biotech

  • Trauma Regional Advisory Board – Barcelona Spain 2008          
  • National Trauma Research institute


  • National Trauma Research institute



Chapter on Outcome Measures in Knee Surgery – Oxford 1992

Chapter on Bone Morphogenic Protein: Their Role in Fracture Management – Osteosynthesis and Trauma Care – November 2005

Assessment of Graft Length Required for Anterior Cruciate Reconstruction – Journal Bone Joint Surgery 1991

Chondrolysis Complicating Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis – Journal Bone Joint Surgery 1991

Patellar Dislocation Treated by Closed Lateral Release – Australian and New Zealand Journal Surgery 1993

The Normal Characteristics of Baumann Angle: An Aid in the Assessment of Supracondylar Fractures – Journal of Paediatric Orthopaedics 1992

A New Classification of Osteoarathritis of the Knee – ACTA Scandinavica October 1992

A Study of the Oxford Knee Used to Treat Medial Compartment Osteoarthritis – Clinical Orthopaedics May 1993

Lateral Unicompartmental Arthroplasty with Oxford Knee : Patient selection and Survivorship Analysis – ACTA Scandanavia Orthopaedica 1996

Measurement of Patello-Femoral Force using a New in-Vitro Technique – Journal of Biomechanics 1996

Management of Acute Knee Injuries – Medical Observer March 2000

Functional Outcome of Tibial Plateau Fractures treated with Infer-Wire Fixateur Injury – JINJ- D 2004

Recombinant Human Bone Morphogenic Protein 2 for Treatment of Open Tibial Fractures: A prospective Controlled, randomized Study of Four Hundred and Fifty Patients – Journal Bone Joint Surgery December 2002


  • The Q Angle and lateral Retinacular Release:  An In-vitro study of Patellar Forces
  • Extensor Mechanism Mechanics after Knee Replacement. An in-vitro study comparing  three designs.


Numerous abstracts published from 1989 to 2003

Mr. Russell Miller - Hip, knee & Shoulder Surgeon
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Australian Orthopaedic Association
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons International Society of Arthroscopy Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine