Dr John Tawfik
Job Title: Surgeon
Dr Tawfik is an Australian trained Orthopaedic surgeon who sub-specialises in Hand and Wrist Surgery. He completed his MB BS and B. Pharmacy at the University of Sydney in 2000. He completed Advanced Training in Orthopaedic Surgery and subsequently obtained his Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) in 2009. Internationally, Dr Tawfik undertook a 12 month fellowship in Hand, Wrist and Microsurgery at ?Chelsea and Westminster Hospital?, UK as well as at Kantonsspital st. Gallen, Switzerland. He th?en ret??u?rn?ed to Australia and completed the prestigious 12 month Sydney Hospital and St Luke's Hospital Hand Surgery Fellowship in Sydney, Australia. Dr Tawfik manages all conditions of the hand and wrist including arthroscopy and microsurgery. He has an interest in the treatment of acute injuries of the hand, including finger, hand and wrist fractures as well as tendon and nerve injuries. He treats all sports injuries affecting the hand and wrist. He is accredited to prescribe and administer for the treatment of Dupuytren's disease. He also has an interest in the treatment of de Quervain's tenosynovitis, trigger finger, Carpal tunnel Syndrome, Arthroscopic wrist Surgery, Microsurgery, and Surgery for Dupuytren's disease. Dr Tawfik is a Clinical Lecturer in Surgery at the University of Sydney and in April 2013 was awarded the John Loewenthal Medal for outstanding teaching in Microsurgery. He is a Faculty Member of the Academy of Surgical Educators of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. He is Fellow of the Australian Orthopaedic Association. He is a member of the NSW Hand Surgery Association and the Australian Medical Association.