“Nothing should be feared so much for a man as mediocrity.”
– Guillaume Dupuytren
Associate Professor Sumit Raniga is an award winning, internationally recognised subspecialist orthopaedic shoulder and elbow surgeon. After completing his orthopaedic surgical training with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons he undertook three years of dedicated clinical and research fellowships in world-renowned centres of excellence in shoulder and elbow surgery. He is an outstanding communicator who is trained to provide the highest standard of evidence-based treatment of shoulder and elbow problems with compassion and empathy. His world-class training allows him to offer his patients contemporary knowledge and technical expertise of the highest standard with a patient centred approach. He specialises in both open and arthroscopic (keyhole) shoulder and elbow reconstruction and joint replacement surgery.
Associate Professor Sumit Raniga is a Fellow of the Australasian College of Surgeons. He is an academic orthopaedic surgeon with a background in molecular medicine and biomechanics. He is the author of numerous scientific publications in international peer reviewed journals and textbook chapters. He is the first fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons to complete a one-year fellowship at the world-famous Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Bern University Hospital, Switzerland. He is also the first and only Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons to be awarded the prestigious Charles S. Neer Award for research in the field of shoulder surgery by the American Shoulder and Elbow Society in 2016. This is the highest honour in shoulder surgery research in the world. He is the inaugural recipient of the prestigious Shoulder and Elbow Society of Australia's North American Travelling Fellowship Award for 2024.