Dr Brett McClelland is a fully qualified, Australian trained Orthopaedic Surgeon who specialises in Hand, wrist, peripheral nerve and Microsurgery. He manages every condition of the hand and wrist in both adult and paediatric patients.
After studying Medical Science at Sydney University, Dr McClelland undertook his medical schooling at The University of Newcastle. He also completed his Orthopaedic Surgical Specialty Training in Newcastle. He has worked in many Hospitals throughout New South Wales and South Australia. After completing his training, Dr McClelland undertook two sub-specialised Hand and Microsurgical Fellowships; firstly in Tampere, Finland, then in Toronto, Canada.
Dr McClelland received The Transplantation Society’s Young Investigator Grant for his work on Hand Transplantation in 2013. He has presented this and other research at Local, National and International meetings in Australia, North America and Europe.
Dr McClelland has an interest in peripheral nerve surgery including carpal and cubital tunnel syndromes and the brachial plexus, Dupuytrens Disease, arthritis around the hand and wrist (both osteo and rheumatoid), as well as hand trauma and reconstructive microsurgery.
Dr McClelland is a Fellow of the Australian Orthopaedic Association, as well as holding memberships with the Australian Medical Association, American Society for Surgery of the Hand, The Transplantation Society, and the International Hand and Composite Tissue Allotransplantation Society.