Joseph Isaacs is a fellowship-trained Orthopaedic Surgeon with sub-specialist training in major trauma surgery and hip & knee surgery. His post-fellowship training took place in Brisbane, Bristol and Santa Monica where he learnt advanced techniques in complex trauma surgery, including pelvic and acetabular reconstruction and lower limb arthroplasty.
Dr Isaacs operates in public and private hospitals with official appointments at Royal North Shore Hospital and North Shore Private Hospital.
Dr Isaacs graduated from the University of Sydney Medical Program, being awarded the prestigious Arthur Edward Mills Prize for First Place in the MBBS Honours Program, the Fagan Memorial Prize for Surgery and The Robert Craig Prize for Surgery. His specialist training mostly occurred at Royal North Shore Hospital and Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney.
Dr Isaacs is actively involved in teaching and education. He is the Director of Orthopaedic Training at Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney and is a Clinical Senior Lecturer at The University of Sydney. His strong research focus is exemplified by numerous international publications and presentations. He is one of few Australian surgeons to have presented at The Annual Meeting for The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Dr Isaacs is married with three sons and enjoys spending time with his family, relaxing by the water and playing golf.