Dr Vertullo's Qualifications, Awards, Appointments & Memberships


PhD, Griffith University

MBBS, University of Queensland

Fellow, Royal Australasian College Surgeons

Fellow, Australian Orthopaedic Association

Clinical Fellowship, Duke University, USA

Clinical Fellowship, University of Toronto


2016 Outstanding Service Award, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

2016 Best Paper, SICOT SICOT International Orthopaedics, Specialized Knee Surgery, Würzburg, Germany

2016 Best Paper, Asia Pacific Knee Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine Society, Hong Kong

2016 Allocuro Research Grant

2015 SCR Research Grant

2013 Ramsay Research Grant

1999 Smith & Nephew Arthroplasty Fellowship

1993 Best Registrar Paper - Princess Alexandra Hospital


Member, Australian Knee Society

Member, Asia-Pacific Knee Arthroscopy & Sports Medicine Society 

Member, Australian Medical Association

Member, Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association

Member, International Cartilage Repair Society

Member, ISAKOS

Member, Academy of Surgical Educators

Member, Sports Medicine Australia



Past Secretary, Australian Knee Society

Associate Professor Griffith University, Center For Musculoskeletal Research

Associate Professor Bond University

Scientific Secretary Qld Branch AOA

Inaugural AOA IOA Traveling Fellow

Knee Committee,  International Society Arthroscopy Knee Surgery Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

Member, Knee Prosthesis Advisory Committee, Federal Dept of Health

Member, Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) Review Orthopaedics Clinical Committee – Knee Working Group.

Reviewer, American Journal Sports Medicine

Corresponding Editor, Journal of Orthopaedics

Editorial Representative, Orthopedic Journal of Sports Medicine

Chair, AOA Youth Sports Injury Prevention Working Group

Instructor, RACS Surgical Skills Education & Training



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