Greg Bain is Professor of Upper Limb and Research in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. He provides Upper limb orthopaedic services to Flinders Medical Centre and the Repatriation General Hospital.
Greg's practice is exclusively upper limb orthopaedic surgery. He has presented and published research papers locally and overseas on hand and upper limb topics as well as editing text books on upper limb disorders. He is actively involved in pursuing an anatomically based approach to research and surgery.
He has a special interest in surgical education, arthroscopy and minimally invasive surgery.
PhD, MBBS, FRACS, FA(Ortho)A
2015: HMDP Ministry of Health, Visiting Professor, Singapore, Singapore Hand Society and Clinical Units in Singapore.
2013: Honored Professor, Philadelphia Hand Symposium, USA.
2009: Australian Orthopaedic Association Research Award. Awarded for producing outstanding orthopaedic research that has international recognition, and research contributing to the orthopaedic community and the community generally.
2009: The Evelyn Hamilton Award. Best scientific paper at the AOA ASM 2009, Update on fractures of the clavicle.
2008: Whipple Prize. Awarded by the presidential Council of the European Wrist Arthroscopy Society (EWAS) for contributions to the advancement of knowledge in wrist arthroscopy.
2004: Dodridge Prize. Best Paper Presentation at South Australian Hand Society, Biceps Tendon Anatomy and Endoscopy.
President Elect, Asia Pacific Wrist Association
President Elect, International Society for Sport Traumatology of the Hand (ISSPORTH)
President of Shoulder and Elbow Society of Australia, 2004-6.
Chairman of Elbow, Wrist and Hand Committee, International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS)
Executive and Conference Coordinator, Australian Hand Surgery Society
Executive and Travelling Fellowship Coordinator, Shoulder and Elbow Society of Australia
Deputy Editor - Journal of Wrist Surgery
Convenor, AO Masters course for upper limb trauma, Davos, Switzerland
In-augual member and executive, Asia Pacific Wrist Association
Faculty Member for AO Foundation Hand Courses
Faculty Member for Surgical Skills, Development and Training
Deputy Editor: Journal of Wrist Surgery, 2012 - Present
Editorial Board: Journal of Techniques of Hand and Upper Limb Surgery
Editorial Board: Journal of ISAKOS
International Advisor: International Journal of Shoulder Surgery
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, International Affliate member 1997 - present
American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Co-convenor 1st Combined American and Australian Hand Societies meeting, International relations committee 2013 - 15
AO Expert group, 6 memebr team to that design new implants for hand and wrist trauma
Asian Pacific Orthopaedic Association, Travelling Fellow to India APOA meeting 2000, Travelling Fellow to Europe 2002.
Australian Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons, SA State Chairman 2002 - 04, Secretary 1999 - 01
Australian Hand Surgery Society, Convenor Annaul Meeting 2006; Co-convenor 1st Combined Australian - American Hand Societies meeting 2012 Hawai; Conference co-ordinator 2016 - 20
Australian Medical Association
Australian Orthopaedic Association, Board of Studies 1999 -06, Convenor of AOA (SA) meetings
International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery ans Sports Medicine (ISAKOS); Chairman of the Elbow, wrist and Hand Committee (2015-19), Journal ISAKOS Editorial board member 2015 - Present, Global Connection Godfather, Deputy Chair Upper Limb Committee 2011 -15, Executive Committe 2017 - 19
International Wrist Arthroscopy Association, Executive 2020 - present, President 2021-2
International Wrist Investigators Workshop
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Executive Committee of AGM 2011.
Shoulder and Elbow Society of Australia, President 2004 - 06, Executive 2004 - present, Fellowship co-ordinator 2006 -present
South Australian Hand Society, Chairman 2004 - 05, Secretary 2001 -03, Treasurer 1999 - 02
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