Dr John Limbers
MBBS BSc(Med) FRACS FAOrthA
Dr Limbers is a specialist orthopaedic surgeon who practises in Sydney and on the Central Coast. He has particular expertise in joint replacement surgery and knee, ankle and foot surgery. He studied Medicine at the University of New South Wales and graduated with First Class Honours.
Dr Limbers completed his orthopaedic training in 2003 and qualified as a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (Orthopaedics) in 2004. In 2004 he completed a Foot and Ankle subspeciality fellowship at Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital, Dublin. This was followed by a Knee and Lower Limb subspeciality fellowship at Addenbrooke’s University Hospital in Cambridge, England.
He is a Fellow of the Australian Orthopaedic Association and the Australian Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society.
Dr Limbers commonly performs hip, knee and ankle replacement surgery as well as arthroscopic knee surgery, and foot and ankle surgery.
He is married with five children. His other pursuits include reading, surfing, rugby and violin (attaining AMEB Grade 6 in 1985). He also has an interest in aid projects to developing countries. He has organised and participated in voluntary work projects to Papua New Guinea, Tonga, The Philippines and Western Samoa.
VMO at Sydney Adventist Hospital
VMO at Gosford Hospital
VMO at Gosford Private Hospital
VMO at Berkeley Vale Private Hospital
Education and Training
1987 - graduated Sydney Grammar School
1988 -1994 - MB BS BSc(Med) Hons 1, University of New South Wales
1994 - 1996 - Resident Medical Officer, Royal North Shore Hospital Sydney
1997 - 2003 - Australian Orthopaedic Association Orthopaedic Training Programme (Sydney)
2004 - Foot and Ankle Fellowship at Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital Dublin, Ireland
2004 - Knee and Lower Limb Fellowship at Addenbrooke’s University Hospital Cambridge, England