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Dr Peter Viiret

Orthopaedic Surgeon
Upper Limb, Sports Injuries & Joint Replacement

Dr Peter Viiret
Dr Peter Viiret

Dr Peter Viiret is one of the founding doctors of Orthopaedics SA. With over 35 years’ experience, he specialises in the treatment of adult and paediatric orthopaedic disorders, treating a range of conditions associated with knees, hips, hand, wrist, feet and shoulders. His breadth of experience enables him to identify a range of alternative treatments, selecting the most appropriate to deliver optimal patient outcomes.

For the convenience of patients, Dr Viiret consults and operates at locations across Adelaide. These include Memorial Hospital (North Adelaide), Western Hospital (Henley Beach), Southern Specialist Centre (Morphett Vale), Laren Vale Hospital (McLaren Vale), Noarlunga Health Services (Noarlunga Centre) and Flinders Private Hospital (Bedford Park). For 35 years, Dr Viiret was a Senior Visiting Consultant in Orthopaedic Surgery at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital. He is also a Board Member of Western Hospital.

Dr Viiret graduated from the University of Adelaide in 1971, and then undertook a further eight years of surgical training, including periods in Switzerland, Germany, Canada and Jamaica. He obtained Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in Canada in 1977 and the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 1978. He is a long-time member of both the Australian Orthopaedic Association and Australian Paediatric Orthopaedic Society.

Specialising in

  • Hip & knee surgery
  • Foot surgery
  • shoulder surgery
  • Joint replacement
  • Sports injury

Consulting from

  • North Adelaide
  • Henley Beach
  • McLaren Vale
  • Morphett Vale
  • TelTel: (08) 8267 8282
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Curriculum Vitae


  • MBBS, University of Adelaide 1971
  • ECFMG, 1971
  • LMCC, Canada 1976
  • FRCS (C) in Orthopaedic Surgery, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada 1977
  • FRACS in Orthopaedic Surgery, Melbourne, 1978
  • FA Orth A, 1982

Education/Medical Training

  • 1961-65
    Scotch College,
    South Australia

  • 1966-71
    Medical School,
    University of Adelaide,
    South Australia

  • 1972-73
    Rotating Internship,
    Canberra Hospital,
    Australian Capital Territory

  • 1973
    Resident in General Surgery,
    Hôpital Cantonal Universitaire de Lausanne,
    Lausanne, Switzerland

  • 1973-74
    Emergency Room Physician,
    United States Army Hospital,
    Heidelberg, West Germany

  • 1974-77
    Resident in Orthopaedics,
    Orthopaedic Training Programme,
    University of Ottawa,
    Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

  • 1975 (Three months)
    Orthopaedic Registrar,
    University of West Indies,
    Kingston, Jamaica

  • 1977
    Resident in General Surgery,
    Orthopaedic Training Programme,
    University of Ottawa,
    Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

  • 1978-80
    Clinical Fellow / Senior Registrar in Orthopaedic Surgery,
    The Queen Elizabeth Hospital,
    Woodville, South Australia

  • 1980-81
    Visiting Orthopaedic Surgeon,
    Repatriation General Hospital,
    Daw Park, South Australia

  • 1980-Present
    Senior Visiting Orthopaedic Surgeon,
    Women’s and Children’s Hospital,
    North Adelaide, South Australia

  • 1980-Present
    Private Orthopaedic Surgical Practice


  • Australian Orthopaedic Association
  • Australian Paediatric Orthopaedic Society
  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada


Consulting/Operating Locations

Consulting Locations

North Adelaide Henley Beach

Orthopaedics SA
First floor
1 Kermode Street
North Adelaide SA 5006

Orthopaedics SA
Western Hospital
168 Cudmore Terrace
Henley Beach SA 5022

Morphett Vale McLaren Vale

Southern Specialist Centre
233 Main South Road
Morphett Vale SA 5162

McLaren Vale Hospital
Aldersley Street
McLaren Vale SA 5171

Operating Locations

North Adelaide

The Memorial Hospital
Sir Edwin Smith Avenue
North Adelaide SA 5006

Women’s and Children’s Hospital
72 King William Road
North Adelaide SA 5006

Noarlunga Henley Beach

Noarlunga Health Services
Alexander Kelly Drive
Noarlunga Centre SA 5168

Western Hospital
168 Cudmore Terrace
Henley Beach SA 5022

Bedford Park McLaren Vale

Flinders Private Hospital
1 Flinders Drive
Bedford Park SA 5042

McLaren Vale Hospital
Aldersley Street
McLaren Vale SA 5171