Dr George Gayagay, Orthopaedic surgeon and specialist
Gr.George Gayagay

Dr. George Gayagay

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

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 [javascript protected email address]

  • Australian Orthopaedic Association
  • Australian Medical Association
  • Philippine-Australian-Medical-Association
  • University-of-new-South-Wales
  • Royal-australasian-college-of-surgen
  • Australian-Aid

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