Orthopaedic Surgeon

Specialist in hip and knee replacements and reconstruction, shoulder surgery and paediatric orthopaedics.

After graduating from University Of Sydney in 1997 with MBBS Dr Michael Stening commenced surgical training at Royal Prince Alfred gaining entry to the Orthopaedic Surgeon training scheme Sydney Northside.

Dr Stening then completed Fellowships in:

  • Hip and knee arthroplasty with Wei K Chung at Nepean Hospital.
  • Paediatric Orthopaedics in the Shriners Hospital, Portland Oregan, US.
  • Paediatric Orthopaedics in the Sottish Rites Hospital, Dallas Texas, US.
  • Lower limb surgery for children with Cerebral Palsy at the Royal Childrens Hospital Melbourne under tutelage of Prof Kerr Graham.
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Dr Stening has been in clinical practice since 1999 as Visiting Medical Officer at Hawkesbury Hospital Windsor and Sydney Childrens Randwick. He also has visiting rights at Norwest Private Hospital, Prince of Wales Private Hospital and more recently at Lakeview Private Hospital. Dr Stening has a busy clinical practice specialising in hip and knee arthroplasty.

Dr Stening has developed a particular interest in anterior minimally invasive hip replacement and patient specific knee replacement surgery. He is actively involved in teaching Orthopaedic trainees having been supervisor of training at both Sydney Childrens and Hawkesbury Hospitals and recently appointed to Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Court of Examiners, the peak examining body of the Australian Orthopaedic Association.

He is current Head of Orthopaedics at St John of God Hawkesbury District Hospital and immediate Past President of the Australian Paediatric Orthopaedic Society.

Getting in touch with Dr Michael Stening

Pauline is Dr Stening’s secretary. She has been working for him for many years and is very experienced and amiable. She is happy to accommodate your appointment requests in a timely manner and can advise re most issues.

It is important when making an appointment that you inform her which part of your body you have injured and whether you are privately insured as Dr Stening does not see all orthopaedic problems.

Any questions you may have about your condition will be passed onto Dr Stening for his consideration. Pauline can be contacted by phone 02 8711 0109 between 8:30 am and 5:00 pm Monday to Friday.

If you require an operation and you are privately insured or wish to self insure Dr Stening’s billing secretary Janette will forward you an estimate of the fee within a week of your consultation.

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