Dr Sam McKewin is an Australian fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeon. He graduated from the University of New South Wales in 1999 after which he began work at The Canberra Hospital as an Intern and Resident. He subsequently moved to Queensland in 2003 to commence work as an orthopaedic house officer at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane.
Dr McKewin commenced specialist training in Orthopaedic Surgery in 2005. He spent his first year of training at the Cairns Base Hospital. After successfully completing his orthopaedic training and obtaining membership of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2008 he moved to Cairns to commence working as a staff specialist in orthopaedic surgery in 2009. Dr Mckewin commenced private practice the same year and in 2010 joined with Dr William Bryceson to form the Reef Orthopaedic Clinic.
Dr McKewin’s interests are in Shoulder, Hip and Knee surgery. Dr Mckewin is proficient in arthroscopic (keyhole) surgery and arthroplasty (Joint replacement including revision) surgery of the hip, knee and shoulder.