Dr Matthew Broadhead is a Fellowship-trained Australian Orthopaedic Surgeon who specialises in the treatment of traumatic, degenerative and inflammatory disorders of the lower limb; including the hip, knee, foot and ankle. He consults in Coffs Harbour, Nambucca, Grafton and Yamba.
Matthew graduated from the University of New South Wales in 2006. He then completed specialist training in Orthopaedic Surgery at hospitals in Australia and the U.S.A., to become a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS). He is also a Fellow of the Australian Orthopaedic Association (FAOrthA).
Matthew trained in orthopaedic trauma at the John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle, one of the busiest level 1 trauma centres in Australia. He has completed subspecialty studies and was awarded a Master of Surgery (ChM) by the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh for research on ACL reconstruction techniques. Matthew was a National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Scholar and was awarded a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) by the University of Melbourne for studies on bone biology and orthopaedic oncology. Matthew is a Conjoint Lecturer of the University of New South Wales. He has been the lead author on numerous peer-reviewed journal articles and presents research internationally.
Having completed an AOA Fellowship in lower limb reconstruction at the Prince of Wales Hospital and Sydney Children’s Hospital, Matthew has gained experience in treating patients of all ages, including the younger, active patient. He has an interest in hip replacement through both the minimally invasive direct anterior and posterior approaches, mechanically and kinematically aligned total knee replacement, knee ligament reconstruction and joint preservation. Matthew also has a keen interest in foot and ankle reconstruction.
Oral Surgery/Oral Pathology/Dental Implant
Dr Anthony Crombie is an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon consulting and operating in Kelvin Grove, Chermside and Coffs Harbour.
Dr Crombie is available for consultation on all aspects of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery including wisdom teeth, dentoalveolar surgery, bone grafting and implants.
His particular interests are:
Head and neck skin cancer, Dental implants and bone augmentation, Salivary gland disease, Oral cavity cancer and oral pathology and Dentofacial deformity (orthognathic surgery).
Dr Anthony Crombie graduated from medicine and dentistry from the University of Queensland. Following residency at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, he commenced training in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery through the Queensland Regional Training Program. His training included two years at the Gold Coast Hospital where he received extensive training in the management of facial skin cancer. He spent his final year of training in Liverpool, UK at the prestigious Aintree University Hospital and Alder Hey Children’s Hospital gaining further training in the management of head and neck cancer, salivary gland disease and craniofacial/cleft lip and palate surgery. During this period, he was also successful in obtaining the specialist examination in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery through the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (FRCS(OMFS)). Following this, he undertook further training in the management of head and neck cancer at the University of Maryland Medical Centre in Baltimore, USA and Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital.
Dr Anthony Crombie has a keen interest in research and completed a Masters of Philosophy in chemoradiotherapy for oral cavity cancer from the University of Queensland. He has published and presented on this topic (and others) in prestigious international journals and conferences.
Cataract / General
Dr Singh did his ophthalmic training in London at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, one of the most prestigious ophthalmic hospitals in the world. He also trained at Westminster Hospital and St. Thomas’s Hospital London.
He obtained his fellowship in Ophthalmology and the Certificate of Higher Surgical Training from the College of Ophthalmology both in London, England and was invited to receive the Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of Ophthalmology in 1994.
Dr Singh is one of the pioneers in small incision phacoemulsification cataract surgery in Australia. He has been actively involved in teaching and transfer of surgical skills in phacoemulsification small incision cataract surgery both here in Australia and overseas. He has conducted several workshops including live surgery here in Australia and overseas in Europe, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines and India.
Dr Singh has contributed to several chapters in books on phacoemulsification cataract surgery including how to successfully handle difficult cases. He has been involved in community education and provision of eye services to disadvantaged communities.
Dr Singh is in private ophthalmic practice in Chatswood and Coffs Harbour.