Dr Bu Balalla (Orthopaedic Surgeon)

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Dr Buddhika Balalla
MBBS University of New South Wales 2002
FRACS 2011
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Medical Specialties
Orthopaedic Surgery

Arthroscopic knee surgery, ACL and multi ligament reconstructions, and knee replacements

Dr Balalla is an orthopaedic surgeon with a subspecialty focus on knee surgery. He specialises in computer-guided total and uni knee replacement, tissue-preserving ACL reconstruction and complex knee trauma.Dr Balalla graduated from Medicine at the University of New South Wales in 2001 and commenced his basic surgical training with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2003. He was selected for the Australian Orthopaedic Association’s Orthopaedic Training Program in 2007.

After completing further orthopaedic training in 2011, he underwent training in knee surgery as the Sydney Knee Specialists’ Knee Reconstruction Fellow. After this he travelled to Bristol, UK, to receive additional training in knee surgery at the Avon Orthopaedic Centre as the Bristol Knee Group Fellow. In his subsequent travels he has learnt from world-renowned knee surgeons such as Professor Freddie Fu and Professor Rene Verdonk.

Dr Balalla remains very actively engaged in learning; and is a member of ESSKA and ISAKOS, which are international societies focused on knee surgery and arthroscopy. He currently operates at the Hospital for Specialist Surgery (HSS) and Norwest Private Hospital, as well as Westmead Public Hospital.

Hospital Affiliations
Westmead Hospital
Castle Hill Day Surgery
Norwest Private Hospital
Lakeview Private Hospital
Affiliated Clinics
Orthopaedic Associates
Sydney East Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics (SESMO)
Affiliated Organisations
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS)
Australian Orthopaedic Association (AOA)
European Society of Sports Traumatology Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA)
International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS)
Medical Interventions
Knee Replacement
Knee Arthroplasty
Knee Surgery
Robotic surgery

Practice Locations


Orthopaedic Associates
Suite 1, 17-19 Solent Circuit
Bella Vista NSW 2153 
1300 695 633
02 8711 0120
Sydney East Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics (SESMO)
Suite 301, Level 3
451 New South Head Road
Double Bay NSW 2028 
1300 695 633
02 8711 0120