Dr Harbury commenced his medical training at University of Dundee, 1989 – 1994. Then after working as a junior doctor in England and Scotland he undertook and passed at the first available opportunity his surgical examinations to become a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (1998). Upon migrating to Australia Richard sat the Australian Medical Council (AMC) examinations for overseas trained doctors before applying for higher surgical training in orthopaedics in Newcastle, NSW. He was appointed to higher surgical training in 2000 and following a period of continuous examination and appraisal finished his final specialist examinations in 2004. Dr Harbury then undertook further training in the specialty of joint replacement of the hip and knee plus sports medicine and ligamentous reconstruction of the knee in Sydney 2004 – 2005.

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (1994)
  • Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (1998)
  • Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (Ortho) (2004)
  • Fellow of the Australian Orthopaedic Association
POST-GRADUATE
  • Fellowship in Joint Arthroplasty, Reconstructive Surgery and Knee Surgery – Peninsula Orthopaedic Group, Dee Why, NSW. 2004-2005.
REGISTRATION
  • NSW Medical Board – Specialist registration (1997 onwards)
SPECIALTY

Orthopaedic Surgeon with special interests in lower limb surgery, including sports knee injuries, knee joint replacement surgery and hip joint replacement surgery.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
OTHER POST GRADUATE POSITIONS
  • 2008 – 2012 Director of Orthopaedic Surgical Training at Maitland Public Hospital.
PRIVATE HOSPITAL VISITING RIGHTS
PUBLIC HOSPITAL VISITING RIGHTS