Leo Pinczewski has over 30 years of experience orthopaedic knee surgery and clinical research. He has over 40 published peer reviewed articles in internationally recognised journals. He has been awarded the Excellence in Surgery Award from the Royal Australian College of Surgeons being the only Orthopaedic Surgeon to ever have received this prestigious award. He was appointed Professor of Orthopaedics University of Notre Dame in 2019
Michael O'Sullivan specialises in hip and knee surgery. He has a particular interest in primary and revision hip and knee replacement as well as hip arthroscopy surgery.
Justin Roe is a highly experienced knee surgeon with a special interest in ACL reconstruction and procedures for osteoarthritis of the knee. A/Prof Roe was awarded the prestigious 2013 Scientific Award at the ISAKOS congress in Toronto for research. He was appointed as a Conjoint Associate Professor of the University of New South Wales in 2014
Dr Matt Lyons specialises in disorders of the hip and knee. He performs arthroscopic, reconstructive and replacement surgery with a particular interest in arthroplasty for complex pathology of the hip & knee as well as failed and infected joint replacements.
Benjamin Gooden is an orthopaedic surgeon with a particular interest in hip and knee replacement, arthroscopic knee surgery and orthopaedic trauma. In addition to his medical qualifications, Dr Gooden has completed a Science degree with first class honours at the University of Adelaide and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) through the University of Sydney. His PhD thesis dealt with the mechanisms of tendon and cartilage degeneration.
Dr Carmody is a fellowship trained specialist in sports injuries of the foot and ankle. His particular expertise is in arthroscopic procedures, and surgery for instability, tendon conditions and cartilage problems, including arthritis. His research into spinal cord injuries in Australian footballers was rewarded with the “Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Applied Research in Sports medicine by a Research team” at the 2005 NSW Sports Safety Scheme Awards.
Specialising in trauma and conditions of the hip and knee, broad surgical experience extends from hip and knee replacements right through to soft tissue knee and ACL injuries, trauma and general fractures, and amputation with accreditation to perform osseointegration using the Integrum line of prosthetics. In addition to his medical degree from Sydney University and Specialist Orthopaedic training, Phil also holds a degree in Biomedical Engineering and completed his Masters from Cambridge University on modelling the articulation of the elbow joint.
Dr Sundaraj attended medical school at Monash University and completed his orthopaedics training in New South Wales. He is a knee, hip and trauma surgeon with sub-specialist training in complex knee surgery.
Dr Sundaraj completed a Masters of Science, majoring in Trauma Surgery at the University of London. He has published in numerous peer-reviewed journals and has been invited to present at international conferences.
Dr Sundaraj is the Director of Training for orthopaedic registrars at Liverpool Hospital. He has a keen interest in teaching and is an adjunct senior clinical lecturer at the University of Notre Dame.
Lucy Salmon is a physiotherapist, and completed a PhD in 2006 on the outcome of ACL reconstruction of the knee. She has been involved in clinical knee research for the past 25 years with the NSORG surgeons. Her research has led to over 55 peer reviewed international publications and has been presented extensively in Australia and Internationally resulting in numerous awards. Lucy coordinates and manages the clinical research conducted by NSORG. Lucy was appointed Adjunct Associate Professor, School of Medicine, Notre Dame University in 2020.
Ka Martina is a highly experienced orthopaedic RN who joined the team in 2015 to establish the Mater Orthopaedic Outcomes Registry. Ka is currently completing a PhD at Sydney University School of Medicine.
Vivianne Russell is a research and clinical assistant to Professor Pinczewski and Dr Sundaraj. She holds a Bachelor of Medical Science and has co authored several peer reviewed publications in orthopaedics.
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