John Flynn Private Hospital
Part of Ramsay Health Care

John Flynn Private Hospital specialist Michael Facek

Dr Michael Facek


Dr Facek is a specialist knee surgeon and also treats most general orthopaedic trauma.

Dr Michael Facek was locally trained,completing a bachelor’s degree and medical school at the University of Sydney. He undertook further orthopaedic training in Sydney and several regions of northern NSW, and went on secondment to The Shriner’s Hospital, Portland, Oregon, USA in 2016. He undertook sub-specialty training in knee surgery with Dr Leo Pinczewski at the North Sydney Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Clinic (NSOSMC) at the Mater Hospital, Sydney.

Sports knee surgery
 – cruciate and collateral ligament surgery
 – patellar stabilisation surgery
 – meniscal surgery

Arthritic conditions
 – total knee replacement 
 – tibial realignment osteotomy
 – revision arthroplasty

Bony Knee Trauma
 – knee fracture surgery
 – periprosthetic fracture surgery
 – tendon repair surgery

General Orthopaedic Trauma
 – general adult and paediatric orthopaedic trauma


He has appointments at John Flynn Private Hospital and St Vincent’s Private Hospital, and temporary locum positions at Tweed Heads,  Murwillumbah Hospitals, and Lismore Base Hospital .

Dr Michael Facek also consults at

The Byron Bay Specialist Centre - 6/ 130 Jonson Street Byron Bay NSW 2481