Dr John Trantalis is an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in shoulder and elbow surgery with an emphasis on advanced techniques in arthroscopic shoulder surgery. He obtained his Bachelor of Medicine, Surgery, and Science with Honours at the University of New South Wales.

He is a Conjoint Lecturer at The University of New South Wales.

He obtained his FRACS in Orthopaedic Surgery through the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and the Australian Orthopaedic Association. He has dedicated eighteen months to completing two fellowships in shoulder and elbow surgery, both here in Sydney and also at The University of Calgary, Canada. During his training he has also had the opportunity to gain further experience by attending the Sloan Kettering Clinic in New York City, and The Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

Dr Trantalis is an active participant in "Orthopaedic Outreach", a recognised organisation committed to providing care to third world nations. He has recently visited The Solomon Islands as part of a team of volunteers (pictured) where he assessed and treated injuries and conditions effecting the local population. He currently holds a public hospital appointment at Concord Hospital, and private hospital appointments at Kareena Private Hospital in Caringbah and Sydney Private Hospital in Ashfield.

His professional values are optimum patient care, working in a team environment, teaching, research, ongoing self-education and clinical governance.

Dr Trantalis is committed to the ongoing research of the shoulder and elbow, disorders affecting these joints, and establishing the most effective yet minimally invasive forms of treatment.