Shay Zayontz

Fellow of Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
Fellow of Australian Orthopaedic Association

Shay Zayontz is a Melbourne trained Orthopaedic Surgeon who specialises in hip and knee surgery. He is a Fellow of both the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and the Australian Orthopaedic Association. He completed his medical degree at Monash University in 1990 and underwent Basic Surgical Training at The Alfred Hospital and successfully completed his orthopaedic fellowship in 1999.

In 2000, he was accepted for a subspecialty Hip and Knee Replacement Fellowship at Harvard University Medical School, Boston. During this time, he published multiple research papers on knee kinematics and function of knee replacements; his research team published some crucial concepts relating to knee flexion that was critical in the development of high flexion knee designs. He trained under and worked with some of the leading knee and hip surgeons in the world at Massachusetts General Hospital and The Brigham and Women's Hospital.

On his return to Melbourne, he has settled into private practice at Cabrini Health, both in Brighton and Malvern, as well as maintaining a public appointment at Sandringham and District Memorial Hospital.

Outside of work, he is committed to his 4 children - he enjoys watching their sports, including swimming and tennis and coached his sons' junior football team.


FRACS FAOrthA

Experience

Career
Performed over 2000 joint replacements

2000-2001
Orthopaedic Fellowship Harvard Medical School - Hip and Knee Replacement

2002-present
Private practice at Cabrini Health

2003-present
VMO at Sandringham Hospital

2002
Orthopaedic Fellowship in Limb Deformity - Lecco, Italy

2001 - 2004
Multiple publications and international presentations regarding knee replacements: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=zayontz

2003
The Adult Knee - major reference book - wrote chapter on high knee flexion after knee replacements

Positions

Qualifications

  • MB BS; FRACS (Ortho); Fellow of AOA (Australian Orthopaedic Association)

Appointments


Shay Zayontz

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