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Ross Crawford

Chair in Orthopaedic Research at QUT.

Professor Ross Crawford undertakes public clinical practice at the Prince Charles Hospital and private practice at the Holy Spirit Northside (HSN) Hospital. He performs around 400 total joint replacement surgeries/year and trains junior orthopaedic surgeons. Both hospitals are tertiary referral centers for complex and failed surgery from around Queensland. Professor Ross Crawford is a member of the medical advisory committee at the HSN.
HSN recently purchased a MAKO robot to perform knee replacement surgery and the hospital has performed the most surgeries in Australia. Robotic hip replacement surgery will be introduced to Australia in 2016 with Professor Crawford to perform the initial operations.

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See also: Academia University of Queensland - Public Research university.

Ross Crawford News

Surgeons would use robots if they reduced the risks

The Conversation - 22-Jun-2017

Very little research exists into the frequency of unintentional surgical damage. Could happen in...


Digital Diagnosis: Intelligent Machines Do a Better Job Than Humans

Singularity Hub - 18-Jan-2016

Currently medical robots are improving patient outcomes not reducing cost. Blood tests and genet...