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Ali Kalhor MD, FRACS, FAOrthoA, MEng

Orthopaedic surgeon


Dr. Ali Kalhor, MD, FRACS, FAOrthoA, MEng


Dr. Kalhor is a qualified, Australian trained orthopaedic surgeon treating conditions of the shoulder, elbow, knee and trauma. He was awarded a Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons in 2017 and became a Fellow of the Australian Orthopaedic Association. He later undertook sub speciality training in sports, knee and upper limb surgeries in Canberra with Dr. Kevin Woods and Dr. Maurozio Damiani.

Specialising in the management of complex shoulder, elbow and knee related conditions and arthroplasty; Dr. Kalhor has his private practice at Mater private and Mater Springfield as well as Greenslopes hospitals, and has public appointment at The Queen Elizabeth II Hospital. He is consulting at three different locations: his main room is at the fourth floor surgery (Mater private) and two satellite rooms at Brookwater specialist suits (Springfield) and at Gumdale Medical centre.
He has a particular interest in reconstructive and trauma surgery.

An enthusiastic researcher, Dr. Kalhor has been involved in extensive research in the field of orthopaedic surgery and participated in the establishment of Iran’s premier orthopaedic research centre prior to moving to Australia. He also attained a Master of Engineering by Research degree from the Queensland University of Technology in 2013 (under the supervision of Professor Ross Crawford), and was awarded the prestigious Royal Australian College of Surgeons’ Neville Davis Prize in 2013 for his extensive work on osteonecrosis.

A dedicated family man, in his spare time Dr. Kalhor also enjoys sports and works with his not-for-profit organisation, Chocolate and Wine Charity.