About the Fellowship

The fellowship is 6 months fulltime. It is generally booked 2-3 years in advance and is for orthopaedic surgeons who have completed their fellowship training and are endorsed by their local association.

It covers all aspects of Foot and Ankle Surgery including forefoot reconstruction, mid foot arthritis and degenerative conditions, hind foot deformity and arthritis  and ankle arthritis and deformity including ankle arthoplasty.

The fellowship is clinically based with 4 to 5 private operating lists per week , 2 to 3 clinics per week and time allocated for research. Prospective fellows will be encouraged to produce a peer reviewed article for publication during their time here.

There is a limited on call roster as part of the clinical service and a formal collaboration with the Western Health public hospital network, involving on call trauma, outpatient clinics and elective surgery.

Annual stipend  approximately $AUD90,000.00

Supervisor: Mr. Tim Schneider

Details for Prospective Fellows

The Melbourne Orthopaedic Group has six month posts available for SENIOR orthopaedic trainees wishing to expand their knowledge and experience. The particular areas of special interest include:

  • Arthroplasty surgery
  • Arthroscopic surgery
  • Knee ligament reconstruction
  • Sports injury surgery
  • Shoulder surgery
  • Hand surgery
  • Upper limb surgery
  • Foot and Ankle surgery


Kick start your future in Orthopaedics

The MORI Fellowship is highly sought after and Post-graduate Orthopaedic Surgeons from Australia and around the world have completed subspecialty surgical training and research in our practice. View our present and past fellows as well as apply for fellowships online.

MORI Foundation

Excellence in Orthopaedics

The Research Foundation was set up by the MORI to encourage a research environment in which state of the art clinical research could flourish in the setting of a busy private practice. The MORI Research Foundation has funded 63 fellows since 1993.

MORI Research

Specialist research in the Orthopaedics field

At MORI we believe that research and evidence based medicine form the foundation of best medical practice, with the ultimate goal of obtaining the best possible outcomes for our patients. As such, several of us are actively involved in various research activities.