Our Surgeons

The surgeons at SKS are Australian trained orthopaedic surgeons, Fellows of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and Associate Members of the Australian Orthopaedic Association.

Each surgeon has international sub-specialty experience in the management of knee disorders from prestigious centres including the Mayo Clinic, Harvard Medical School, The Hospital for Special Surgery, Mt Sinai Hospital and leading Institutions in the United Kingdom and Europe.

Our surgeons have involvement in clinical research into the latest advances in knee surgery and have numerous works published in peer review journals. They have delivered lectures and scientific presentations at both national and international clinical conferences.

All surgeons are dedicated to maintaining their own ongoing education and skills training to ensure they have a command of the latest advances in knee surgery.

The founding surgeons of SKS are Drs Darren Chen, Samuel MacDessi and Bradley Seeto.

Dr. Darren B. Chen

MB BS (Hons) FRACS (Orth) FAOrthA

Dr Chen is a specialist knee surgeon, founding partner and the Managing Director of Sydney Knee Specialists. His practice covers all areas of knee surgery.

A/Professor Samuel J. MacDessi


Dr MacDessi specialises in knee replacement and knee sports medicine surgery.

Dr Gregory Wernecke

MBBS (Hons) FRACS (Ortho) FAOA

Dr Gregory Wernecke is a hip and knee surgeon and the newest member of SKS. He specialises in revision joint replacement, knee replacement & direct anterior hip replacement as well as sports knee injuries.