David Carmody is a foot and ankle surgeon offering arthroscopic procedures, instability surgery and fracture management.
Dr David Carmody completed his medical degree at Sydney University in 1996, and passed his Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2006. He was selected for further subspecialty Fellowship training in foot and ankle surgery in Bristol, UK with Mr Ian Winson, President of the European Foot and Ankle Society, and a world leader in arthroscopic surgery of the Foot and Ankle. He also did further training in knee surgery in Lyon,France (Prof. Philippe Neyret) and Leuven, Belgium (Prof Johan Bellemans).
Dr Carmody’s main interest is sports injuries of the foot and ankle. His fellowship training had an emphasis on foot and ankle surgery in the athlete. His particular expertise is in arthroscopic procedures, and surgery for instability, tendon conditions and cartilage problems, including arthritis. He also specialises in fracture management of the foot and ankle.
He has published research in numerous peer-reviewed journals, and had papers presented at meetings throughout Australia and abroad. His research into spinal cord injuries in Australian footballers was rewarded with the “Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Applied Research in Sports medicine by a Research team” at the 2005 NSW Sports Safety Scheme Awards.
Dr Carmody has a keen interest in many sports. He follows all the football codes, and continues to play cricket, soccer and golf.
Apart from consulting rooms at North Sydney Orthopaedic in the Mater Clinic, Dr Carmody also consults from Peninsula Orthopaedics in Dee Why, Narrabeen Sports Medicine Centre at the Sydney Academy of Sport and Sportsmed Specialists on Macquarie Street. Dr Carmody operates at the Mater Hospital North Sydney, Castlecrag Private Hospital and has a public waitlist at Mona Vale Hospital. He also travels to Dubbo to consult and operate.