Dr Peter Moore

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Biography

Dr Moore was born in Canada and grew up in Toronto, Ontario. He moved to Australia in 1999 and completed a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery at the University of Sydney. He spent his years as a junior doctor in Orange, NSW prior to moving to Melbourne for Orthopaedic training on the Victorian and Tasmanian training program. Dr Moore obtained a Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS).

Dr Moore works in private practice at Tamar Valley Orthopaedics and St Luke’s Private Hospital and undertakes a public appointment at the Launceston General Hospital (LGH).
Dr Moore’s particular interests are the treatment of sporting and other injuries of the shoulder, knee and ankle and joint replacement surgery of shoulders, hips and knees. He has an interest in medical education and is currently undertaking a Masters of Surgical Education through the University of Melbourne. He is a senior clinical lecturer at the University of Tasmania and the Director of Training for Orthopaedics at the Launceston General Hospital. He was one of the inaugural Chief Residents for the International Conference on Residency Education (ICRE) and remain on the advisory board.

Dr Moore enjoys sports. He is an avid runner and baseball player. He played baseball for University of Sydney (2001-2006), He has been a rugby referee, and was team doctor for the Melbourne Ice in the Australian Ice Hockey League (National Champions 2011, 2012, 2017) and served as the team doctor for the Australian National Men’s Ice Hockey Team in 2019.

Qualifications

BSc, MBBS, FRACS

Accreditation

Fellow Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
Fellow Australian Orthopaedic Association
Australian Medical Association
RACS Tasmanian State Committee

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Dr Peter Moore

Orthopaedic Surgeon