Prof-William-L-WalterA. Prof Bill Walter

MBBS, PhD(surgery), FRACS(Orth)
Orthopaedic Surgeon

Prof Bill Walter (Dr William L. Walter) is able to provide an expert opinion to active sporty people with hip and knee problems, from those with cartilage injuries requiring arthroscopy to arthritic joints requiring replacement. This may be the more bone conserving procedures such as hip resurfacing and unicompartmental knee replacement or total joint replacement. Prof Walter uses the anterior approach and posterior approach for hip replacement and uses robotic technologies and navigation – where appropriate in hip and knee replacement.

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The surgical procedures in which Dr Walter specialises include:

  • Hip arthroscopy
  • Hip resurfacing
  • Hip replacement
  • Hip replacement revision surgery
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Knee unicompartment/partial knee replacement
  • Knee replacement
  • Knee replacement revision surgery

Dr Walter completed a fellowship in Adult Reconstructive Surgery at the prestigious Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, where he became familiar with the techniques of some of America’s greatest hip & knee surgeons. His experience includes 15 years working alongside eminent Australian surgeon, Dr William K Walter.

Prof. Walter is highly regarded for his outstanding research, which has been published in the most critically reviewed and prestigious international journals including the Journal of Arthoplasty and Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. A list published works and abstracts can be found on the website

Dr Walter holds a PhD in surgery and is considered a leading thinker and key influencer in the orthopaedic community. Dr Walter is a highly sought speaker at international meetings, in Europe and America & Australia. Dr Walter was invited to become a member of the American Association of Hip & Knee Surgeons.

He is appointed as Associate Professor at the University of NSW and the University of Notre Dame.

Dr Walter operates only at the Mater Hospital in Crows Nest, Sydney. The experience of the nurses and other medical staff in theatres, and on the wards at the Mater, is a major reason why Dr Walter chooses to operate there.