John Flynn Private Hospital
Part of Ramsay Health Care

John Flynn Private Hospital specialist James Reidy

Dr James Reidy

BSc MBBS FRCS (Tr & Orth) FRACS (Orth) FAOrthA

Dr Reidy is dual qualified as a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh. As such, he is proficient in all aspects of general orthopaedics with a special and continuing interest in trauma, pelvic surgery and lower limb arthroplasty, (including complex revision surgery) and the treatment and management of sporting injuries.

Dr Reidy worked and trained as a specialist at several leading hospitals in Australia and the UK, including three years of intensive trauma exposure at The Royal London (a Level 1 trauma centre in Central London). Dr Reidy has also worked at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, North Sydney Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine Centre and the Gold Coast Bone & Joint Centre.

A successful sportsman, Dr Reidy represented national, state and regional teams across field hockey, cricket, rugby and golf.

Dr Reidy has been published in several peer reviewed journals, and has attended and presented on lower limb arthroplasty and pelvic injuries at national and international conferences and meetings.

His areas of specialty include robotic assisted arthroplasty of the hip and knee as well as:


• Direct Anterior Approach Hip Arthroplasty

• Posterior Total Hip Replacement

• Revision Hip Arthroplasty

• Hip resurfacing

• Gluteal Tendon Repair



• Total Knee Replacement

• Partial Knee Replacement - Robotic

• High Tibial Osteotomy

• Knee Revision

• Meniscal Repair

• Meniscal Reconstruction

• Recurrent Patella Dislocation Surgery including Patella Realignment

• Sports injuries including acute sports injury management

• ACL Reconstruction and Rehabilitation

• Multi Ligament Reconstruction



• Pelvic fractures

• Percutaneous Fixation

• Open Reduction Internal Fixation

• Open Reduction Total Hip Replacement

• Hip and Proximal Femur Fractures

• Femoral Shaft Fractures

• Fractures in and around the knee

• Tibial Fracture

• Foot and Ankle Fractures

• Fractures of the Proximal Humerus and Humerus Shaft

• Fractures in and around the elbow

• Fractures of the forearm and wrist



• Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

• Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

• Australian Orthopaedic Association

• British Orthopaedic Association

• Australian Medical Association Queensland

• General Medical Council

• British Trauma Society



• Trauma Fellowship - Royal Prince Alfred Hospital

• Sports Knee Fellowship - North Sydney Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Centre

• Hip & Knee Arthroplasty & Revision Fellowship

Consults at :

Ballina Consulting Suites
John Flynn Private Hospital
1/79 Tamar Street
Ballina NSW 2478