Our Surgeons
Dr. Darren B. Chen

Dr. Darren B. Chen

MB BS (Hons) FRACS (Orth) FAOrthA

Dr Darren Chen is a specialist knee and hip surgeon, founding partner and managing director of Sydney Knee Specialists. He has a special interest in all aspects of arthroplasty surgery, including minimally invasive robotic knee surgery, complex primary and revision knee surgery, hip replacement surgery, arthroscopic reconstructive surgery, and cartilage restoration procedures of the knee.   

With an uncompromising commitment for excellence, Dr Chen engages in regular professional development, collaborating with like-minded thought leaders in the pursuit to better understand and define the intricacies of knee surgery. Active in the production of high-quality clinical research, Dr Chen has numerous publications in peer reviewed journals. He is a sought-after speaker and educator in the orthopaedic profession, involving podium presentations and faculty discussions both locally and internationally. Dr Chen is currently involved in prosthetic design and development, and innovations in robotic knee surgery. 

Performing a high volume of surgical procedures each year, Dr Chen has a wealth of experience and has built a sound reputation for delivering the highest standard of care with an exemplary success rate. Safely combining the latest technologies with contemporary surgical techniques to ensure he delivers the best outcomes for his patients, Dr Chen is well positioned as a leading knee surgeon in Australia.

Dr Chen is an honours graduate in Medicine from the University of Sydney. He completed his advanced surgical training in orthopaedic surgery and was awarded Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) in 2004 and was admitted as Fellow to the Australian Orthopaedic Association (FAOrthA) in 2005. Dr Chen was Clinical Fellow in Lower Limb Adult Reconstructive Surgery at the Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto Canada in 2005. This followed with the appointment as the International Arthroplasty Fellow at the prestigious Harvard Medical School, Boston USA in 2006. Whilst abroad, Dr Chen also spent time in the Arthroplasty Unit at Mayo Clinic, Rochester USA. He undertook a fellowship in arthroscopic knee surgery and ACL reconstruction under the teaching of Dr Leo Pinczewski prior to commencing clinical practice.

Dr Chen is a fellow of the Australian Orthopaedic Association (FAOrthA) and Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS). He is a member of the Australian Knee Society (AKS), Arthroplasty Society of Australia (ASA), Australian Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons (ASOS), International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS), and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS).

Dr Chen consults at all SKS clinic locations, and operates at St George Private Hospital, St Vincent’s Private Hospital, Kareena Private Hospital and Canterbury Public Hospital.