About Doctor

About

Dr. George Gayagay

BMedSc(Hons); MBBS(Hons-1); FRACS(Ortho)
Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr. Gayagay’s specialty interests include Hips, Knees, Hands and Wrists, Foot and Ankles, Trauma, and Medicolegal work…

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Qualifications

  • MBBS (Hons), Medicine and Surgery, University of Sydney
  • BMedSc (Hons-1), Medical Science, Pathology and Genetics Major, University of Sydney
  • FRACS(Orth) – Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • B.Eng – Mechanical Engineering, University of the Phillipines (Honorable)

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (Orthopaedic Fellow)
  • Australian Orthopaedic Association (Associate)
  • Australian Medical Association (Member)
  • Philippine Australia Medical Association (Director)
  • Long Term Advisor Orthopaedic Surgeon to East Timor at Royal Australasian College of Surgeons / AUSAID
  • Clinical and Research Joint Arthroplasty Fellowship in Adult Joint Reconstruction at The Canberra Orthopaedic Group, and The Canberra Hospital ACT, Australia

Current Appointments

  • Orthopaedic Surgeon Visiting Medical Officer at Hills Private Hospital, NSW.
  • Orthopaedic Surgeon Visiting Medical Officer at Norwest Private Hospital, NSW.
  • Orthopaedic Surgeon Visiting Medical Officer at Albury Hospital, NSW.
  • Locum Orthopaedic Staff Specialist at Armidale Hospital, NSW.

Research, Awards and Publications

  • MBBS Honours Thesis: NonAlcoholic Steatohepatitis
  • Awarded Hinder Memorial Prize for Surgery and Clinical Surgery for Honour’s Thesis
  • BMedSc Honours thesis: The Role of Genes in Athletic Performance
  • Published: “Elite endurance athletes and the ACE I allele – the role of genes in athletic performance.” Human Genetics 103(1):48-50
  • Admitted to the Golden Key National Honour Society
  • Blacktown City Council Tertiary Scholarship

Publications (articles and abstracts)

  • G. Gayagay. Misconception of Surgery for Orthopaedic Trauma in East Timor (2011) RACS Victorian Annual General Scientific & Fellowship Meeting. Selected for oral presentation in Oct 2011.
  • G. Gayagay, B. Hambly, R. Trent. Elite Endurance Athletes and The ACE I Allele – The Role of Genes in Athletic Performance. (1998)  International Journal of Human Genetics, Volume 103 pp 38 – 50
  • N. Nagaratnam & G. Gayagay. Validation of the Cumulative Illness Rating Scale in Hospitalized Nonagenarians. (2007) Archives Gerontology and Geriatrics Volume 44 pp 29 – 36.
  • N. Nagaratnam & G. Gayagay. A Review of an Accusatory Form of Dementia in the Elderly. (2006) American Journal of Alzheimers Diseases and Other Dementias. ;21 pp 164-8

Presentations

  • G. Gayagay. Misconception of Surgery for Orthopaedic Trauma in East Timor (2011). Presented at the RACS Victorian Annual General Scientific & Fellowship Meeting.
  • G. Gayagay. Basic Principles of Radiology and Radiographic Exposures in Orthopaedics (2011). Presented to the department of radiology radiographer group at the Hospital Nacional Guido Valadares, Dili, East Timor.
  • G. Gayagay. Complimenting Surgical Training Through the Internet: Case study – Gastrocnemius flap for cover in Tibial B3 open fractures as seen in Youtube (2011). Presented to the Hospital Nacional Guido Valadares Registrar group, Dili, East Timor.
  • G. Gayagay. Principles of Tendon Transfers (2008). Presented at the combined Orthopaedic/Plastic hand teaching session at the Sydney Hands Hospital.
  • G. Gayagay. Shoulder Instability (2007). Presented at the AOA accredited trainee teaching session (Bone School).

Interests

  • Supporting the development and sharing of knowledge to improve the quality of orthopaedic care globally
  • Volunteer Doctor to Cambodia, Philippines, East Timor
  • Building schools, infrastructure and medical missions to underprivileged communities in places such as Indonesia and the Philippines
  • Dr. Gayagay is also an avid practitioner of Kendo, a cyclist and a golfer

Should you have further queries relating to my practice and services, you may contact the Practice Manager –
Archrishelle Viray, directly on (02) 9002 3140 or
by email on info@CompleteCareOrthopaedic.com.au

Our Locations & Map

Norwest Private
Hospital

11 Norbrik Drive Bella Vista 2153
Orthopaedic Rooms
Ground Level Room G5B

Westmead Private
Hospital

Corner of Mons Road
and Darcy Road

Albury Campus
Hospital

East Street
East Albury 2640

Norwest Private
Hospital

11 Norbrik Drive Bella Vista 2153
Orthopaedic Rooms
Ground Level Room G5B

Westmead Private
Hospital

Corner of Mons Road
and Darcy Road

Albury Campus
Hospital

East Street
East Albury 2640