Professor Paul Smith specialises in orthopaedic and trauma surgery, primary and revision joint replacement, surgery of the knee, hip and pelvis.
Professor Paul Smith graduated in medicine from Flinders University, South Australia in 1986, and completed orthopaedic surgical training in 1995. Following fellowships in adult joint replacement, in London, Ontario, and at Princess Elizabeth Orthopaedic Centre, Exeter, UK, he returned to Canberra in 1998. Since then he has taken up a full time clinical position specialising in adult knee and hip joint reconstructive surgery.
Professor Smith is passionate about research and teaching and was involved in the establishment and ongoing management of the Trauma and Orthopaedic Research Unit at The Canberra Hospital; the ACT Bone Bank; and the ACT Musculoskeletal and Orthopaedic Research Foundation.