Dr Michael Facek was locally trained, completing a bachelor’s degree and medical school at the University of Sydney. He undertook further orthopaedic training in Sydney and several regions of northern NSW, and went on secondment to The Shriner’s Hospital, Portland, Oregon, USA. He undertook sub-specialty training in knee surgery with Associate Prof Leo Pinczewski AM at the North Sydney Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Clinic
(NSOSMC) at the Mater Hospital, Sydney.

He has appointments at John Flynn Private Hospital and St Vincent’s Private Hospital, and temporary locum positions at Tweed Heads and Murwillumbah Hospitals, and Lismore Base Hospital.

He is an associate clinical lecturer with the University of Sydney and is involved in teaching of medical students and orthopaedic registrars. He is currently undertaking a large project looking into injuries in professional and amateur surfers involving collaboration between the University of Sydney and Queensland University, which will involve collaboration with the WSL.

Consults are available at the John Flynn Hospital and Cape Byron Specialist Clinic