Dr Surjit Lidder is a Specialist Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon with Orthopaedic fellowship accreditation within Australia and England. Based in Melbourne, Dr Lidder specialises in lower limb joint replacement and revision surgery, pelvic and acetabular trauma, sports injuries and fracture management.
Dr Surjit Lidder embarked on medical studies at University College London and completed his training throughout many major London hospitals. After completing speciality training, he gained membership to the Royal College of Surgeons in 2017. During this time, Dr Lidder was also awarded membership to the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine UK and membership to the Faculty of Surgical Trainers, Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh. Dr Lidder then chose to pursue dual sub-speciality training in both lower limb arthroplasty (hip and knee replacements) and pelvic trauma undertaking recognised fellowships in both America and Australia. He was awarded the prestigious AO Fellowship to pursue his fellowship training at R Adams Crowley Shock Trauma Centre, Baltimore. Whilst on fellowship in Australia Dr Lidder proceeded to undertake specialist recognition and was successfully awarded fellowship to the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.
Along with his clinical commitments, Dr Lidder is dedicated to educating the next generation of medical trainees. He holds teaching roles within The Royal Melbourne Hospital and The University of Melbourne. Dr Lidder has also co-authored ‘Enhanced recovery considerations for major orthopaedic surgery’ for the Graduate Diploma of Perioperative Medicine in conjunction with the University of Melbourne.
Dr Surjit Lidder is available for appointments in relation to independent medical examinations, workplace injuries, transport accidents, public liability matters, total permanent disability and medical negligence claims. Dr Lidder is also available for complex case discussion, file review and telemedicine assessments.