Title / Position: Staff Orthopaedic Surgeon / IHDI Medical Advisory Board Member
Place of Employment / Office Name: Finders Medical Centre
Street Address: Finders Drive
City: Bedford Park
State/Province: South Australia
Zip/Postal code: 5042
Office phone number: 61 08 8204 7777
Office fax number: 61 08 8177 0834
Medical or Surgical Specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery, Pediatric Orthopaedics
Professional Education and Memberships
Medical School: Adelaide University
Residency: Adelaide University
Fellowship training: Alfred I duPont Institute
Society Memberships (list up to four only):
Australian Paediatric Orhtopaedic Society
Orthopaedic Research Society of North America
Paediatric Ortrhopaedic Society of North America
Royal Australasian College of surgeons
Academic contributions for DDH research or education including publications:
Pool RD, Foster BK and Paterson DC. Avascular necrosis in congenital hip dislocation. The significance of splintage.Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery 68B: 3 1986, pp 427-430.
Sundberg SB, Savage JP and Foster BK. Technetium phosphate bone scan in the diagnosis of septic arthritis in childhood Journal of Paediatric Orthopaedics, 9: 1989, pp 579-585.
Saies AD, Foster BK and Lequesne GW. The value of a new ultrasound stress test in assessment and treatment of clinically detected hip instability. Journal of Paediatric Orthopaedics, 8: 4 1988, pp. 436-441.
Foster BK. Paediatric hip and pelvis disorders. In: Current Opinion in Paediatrics. Current Science, 1993, 5: 3.
Foster BK. Initial Screening and Diagnosis of and Referral for Developmental dysplasia of the Hip. Orthopaedics 1995; pp 80-82.
Chan A, Cundy PJ, Foster BK, Keane RJ, Byron-Scott R. (1999). Late diagnosis of congenital dislocation of the hip and presence of a screening programme: South Australian population-based study. Lancet 354, 1514-1517.
Chan A, Cundy PJ, Foster BK, Keane R, Byron-Scott R. “Screening for congenital dislocation of the hip”. Lancet, Vol 355, Jan 15 2000; pp232-233.
Chan A, Foster BK, Cundy PJ. Problems in the diagnosis of neonatal hip instability. ACTA Paediatrica 2001; 90:836-839.
Age groups you are accepting new hip dysplasia patients: Infants and children, Adolescents, Adults