Dr Bruno Gomes

MBBS FRACS (Orth) FAOrthA Orthopaedic Surgeon

Hip | Knee | Deformity Correction

Dr Bruno Gomes is an orthopaedic surgeon specialising in hip, knee and deformity correction surgery.

Dr Gomes believes in the importance of using evidence based treatments for all patients. He ensures that his knowledge and skills remain up to date and in line with best practice. He has examined for the Royal Australian College of Surgeons and has presented and published research, in peer reviewed medical journals.

Background

Dr Gomes grew up in Sydney and completed a medical degree at The University of Sydney in 2000. He moved to Newcastle for internship, and subsequently completed orthopaedic specialty training through the Newcastle program.

After finishing speciality training, Dr Gomes further developed his skills by completing two prestigious fellowships:

  • Adult and paediatric limb reconstruction and deformity correction, based at The Royal Children's Hospital and St Vincent's Private Hospital, in Melbourne
  • Hip replacement surgery, knee replacement surgery and sports knee surgery, at St Michael's Hospital in Toronto, Canada

Upon returning from fellowship, Dr Gomes set up practice in Newcastle. He moved to newly renovated rooms in Charlestown, in 2015.

During a rotation at Gosford District Hospital he met his now wife, Dr Erica Gomes, who is a GP at Smith Street Medical Centre. In his spare time, he enjoys playing basketball and spending time with his wife, and their two young daughters.

Qualifications

Medical Degree (2000)

  • Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery
  • The University of Sydney 


Orthopaedic Surgery Specialist Qualifications (2010)

  • Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (Orthopaedics)
  • Fellowship of the Australian Orthopaedic Association


Subspecialty Fellowships

Deformity Correction/Limb Reconstruction (2010)
Melbourne, Australia

  • Royal Children’s Hospital
  • St Vincent’s Private Hospital
  • Sunshine Hospital


Hip, Knee & Joint Replacement Surgery (2011)
Toronto, Canada

  • St Michael’s Hospital


Memberships

  • Australian Orthopaedic Association
  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Australian Limb Lengthening and Reconstructive Surgeons
  • Australian Medical Association


Professional activities

Lingard Private Hospital Perioperative Committee
Toronto Private Hospital Medical Advisory Committee
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

  • Examiner – Part 1 Clinical Examination



Australian Orthopaedic Association

  • Examiner – NSW Trainee in Training Examinations
  • Interviewer – Surgical Education & Training (SET) selection

Publications

Below are some of the articles that Dr Bruno Gomes has published in reputable peer reviewed journals

  • Donnan LT, Gomes B, Donnan A, Harris C, Torode I & Heidt C. Ilizarov Tibial Lengthening in the Skeletally Immature Patient. The Bone & Joint Journal 2016;98-B;1276-1282.
  • Gomes B, Olsen M, Donnelly M, Kumar A & Schemitsch EH. Should We Worry About Periacetabular Interference Gaps in Hip Resurfacing? Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research 2013;471(2):422-429.
  • Nguyen AR, Ling J, Antoniou G, Sutherland LM, Cundy PJ & Gomes B. Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis: Rising Rates with Obesity & Aboriginality in South Australia. Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery 2011;93-B:1411-1415.
  • Odent T, Accadbled F, Koureas G, Cournot M, Moine A, Diene G, Molinas C, Pinto G, Tauber M, Gomes B, de Gauzy JS & Glorion C. Scoliosis in patients with Prader-Willi Syndrome. Pediatrics 2008;122(2):499-503.
  • Fucito LM, Gomes BS, Murnion B & Haber PS. General Practitioners’ Diagnostic Skills and Referral Practices in Managing Patients with Drug and Alcohol-Related Health Problems: Implications for Medical Training and Education Programmes. Drug & Alcohol Review 2003;22:417-424.

Presentations

A list of some of the presentations by Dr Bruno Gomes, at national and international meetings.

  • Donnan L, Harris C & Gomes B. Tibial Lengthening Results: 50 Consecutive Cases. Australian Limb Lengthening & Reconstruction Society Annual Scientific Meeting 2013 (Sydney, Australia)
  • Gomes B & Caldwell B. The Iliotibial Band and its Contribution to Lateral Patellar Tightness. Hunter Orthopaedic Society Annual Scientific Meeting 2012 (Newcastle, Australia)
  • Caldwell B & Gomes B. The Iliotibial Band and its Contribution to Lateral Patellar Tightness. Australian Orthopaedic Association Annual Scientific Meeting 2012 (Sydney, Australia)
  • Gomes B, Olsen M, Donnelly M, Kumar A, Morison Z & Schemitsch E. Assessment of Post-Impaction Acetabular Bone Gaps in Hip Resurfacing Arthroplasty. Canadian Orthopaedic Association/Canadian Orthopaedic Research Society Annual Meeting 2012 (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada).
  • Gomes B, Olsen M, Donnelly M, Kumar A, Morison Z & Schemitsch E. Assessment of Post-Impaction Acetabular Bone Gaps in Hip Resurfacing Arthroplasty. The Hip Society Summer Scientific Meeting 2011 (New Albany, Ohio, USA).
  • Nguyen A, Ling J, Gomes B, Antoniou G, Sutherland LM & Cundy PJ. Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis: Rising Rates with Obesity & Aboriginality in South Australia. European Paediatric Orthopaedic Society Annual Scientific Meeting 2011 (Basel, Switzerland).
  • Nguyen A, Ling J, Gomes B, Cabot J, Sutherland L & Cundy P. Slipped capital femoral epiphysis: A 20 year experience in South Australia. Australian Orthopaedic Association Annual Scientific Meeting 2009.
  • Ling J, Gomes B, Nguyen A, Cabot J, Accadbled F, Sutherland L & Cundy P. Slipped capital femoral epiphysis: 20 year experience in South Australia. Australian Orthopaedic Association Annual Scientific Meeting 2008.
  • Gomes B & Bogduk N. Assessment of quality of life in patients with whiplash treated with radiofrequency neurotomy. International Spine Intervention Society Annual Scientific Meeting 2006 (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA).
  • Cumberland W, Gomes BS and Tay A. Arthroscopy and Patient Selection for UKR or TKR. Arthroplasty Society Annual Scientific Meeting 2005.
  • Gomes BS, Nicholson D & Ghabrial YAE. Developments in Bone Grafting & Spinal Fusion. Australian Orthopaedic Association Annual Scientific Meeting 2005.
  • Gomes BS, Nicholson D & Ghabrial YAE. Developments in Bone Grafting & Spinal Fusion. Australasian Tissue Banking Forum Annual Scientific Meeting 2005.