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Dr Aman Sood

BMBS, FRACS
Orthopaedic Surgeon

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Dr Aman Sood

Dr Aman Sood is an Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in upper limb, sports injuries and joint replacement surgery. He has a keen interest in research, with a current focus on sports-related injuries of the AC joint (where the clavicle, or collar bone, meets the highest point of the shoulder blade; acromion) and management of acute shoulder injuries.

Dr Sood consults privately at Memorial, Ashford and Parkwynd Private Hospitals. Publicly, he is a Visiting Orthopaedic Specialist at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, where he performs upper limb, sports injury and trauma surgery, and the Repatriation General Hospital, where he performs joint replacement surgery.

After graduating from Flinders University in 1997, Dr Sood obtained Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (Orthopaedic Surgery) in 2008. He then undertook specialist post-fellowship training in upper limb surgery with the highly respected Dr Mark Ross in Brisbane, before visiting a number of recognised centres of orthopaedic excellence in the UK, France, Switzerland and Italy. His research has won awards both locally and nationally

Specialising in

  • Joint replacement
  • Sports injury
  • Upper limb

Consulting from

    • North Adelaide
    • Ashford
    • Adelaide

 

  • Tel: (08) 8267 8277
  • EmailEmail: [javascript protected email address]

Curriculum Vitae

Qualifications

  • BMBS Flinders University, Adelaide 1997
  • FRACS in Orthopaedic Surgery, 2008

Education

  • February 2008 Advanced training in Orthopaedic Surgery FRACS (Ortho)
  • 2004 – 2007 Advanced Surgical Training in Orthopaedic Surgery, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, South Australian Public Hospitals
  • 1999 – 2003 Basic Surgical Training Scheme Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, South Australian Public Hospitals & Royal Darwin Hospital
  • 1998 Internship in Medicine and Surgery Flinders Medical Centre, Bedford Park, South Australia
  • 1992 – 1997 Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery (M.B.B.S.) Flinders University of SA, Bedford Park, South Australia
  • 1990 – 1991 Higher Secondary School

    St Paul’s College, Gilles Plains, South Australia

Employment

August 2009

Current Commenced Private Practice with Orthopaedic SA & Visiting Orthoapedic Specialist at Royal Adelaide and Repatriation Hospital

May 2009 – Jul 2009

Travelling Fellowship, Arthroscopic and Minimally Invasive Surgery. Multiple Centres of Orthopaedic Excellence in Western Europe

Jul 2008 – May 2009

Fellow, Hand and Upper Limb Surgery,Princess Alexandra Hospital, Queensland Health Building, 147-163 Charlotte Street, Brisbane, Qld Registered as a Specialist in Orthopaedic Surgery with Queensland Medical Board

Feb 2008 – Jul 2008

Visiting Medical Officer, Orthopaedic Surger, Flinders Medical Centre, Bedford Park, South Australia & Royal Adelaide Hospital, North terrace, Adelaide, South Australia. Private Practice: Melbourne Street, North Adelaide, South Australia

Jan 2007 – Dec 2008

Hand and Upper Limb Surgery, Trauma & Research.Flinders Medical Centre, Bedford Park, South Australia & Royal Adelaide Hospital, North terrace, Adelaide, South Australia

Jul 2006 – Jan 2007

Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgery. The Women and Children’s Hospital, North Adelaide, South Australia

Jan 2006 – Jul 2006

Lower Limb Arthroplasty & Trauma.Royal Adelaide Hospital, North terrace, Adelaide, South Australia

Jul 2005 – Jan 2006

Spinal and Foot & Ankle Surgery. The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville, South Australia

Jan 2005 – Jul 2005

Trauma & Lower Limb Arthroplasty. Royal Adelaide Hospital, North terrace, Adelaide, South Australia

Jul 2004 – Jan 2005

Trauma & Upper Limb Surgery.Royal Adelaide Hospital, North terrace, Adelaide, South Australia

Jan 2004 – Jul 2004

Trauma and General Orthopaedic Surgery. Flinders Medical Centre, Bedford Park, South Australia

Jan 2003 – Dec 2003

Registrar – General Orthopaedics. Royal Adelaide Hospital and The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, South Australia

Jan 2002 – Dec 2002

Registrar – General Orthopaedics. Modbury Public Hospital and Royal Adelaide Hospital, South Australia

Jan 2001 – Dec 2001

Registrar – General Orthopaedics. Royal Darwin Hospital, Darwin, Northern Territory

Jan 1999 – Dec 2000

Surgical Resident rotating through South Australian public hospitals.The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Flinders Medical Centre and Repatriation General Hospital. Rotations included General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, ENT surgery, Intensive care and Emergency Medicine

Jan 1998 – Dec 1998

Internship in Medicine and Surgery. Flinders Medical Centre, Bedford Park, South Australia

Personal Achievements

  • Allan Frederick Dwyer Runner-up Prize for the 2nd best scientific paper, Australian Orthopaedic Registrar’s Association conference, October 2007, Lorne, Victoria
  • R J Bauze prize for the best scientific paper, AOA meeting, August 2007, Adelaide
  • Awarded the AOA research fellowship by Australian Orthopaedic Association (2007)
  • Successful completion of Part II Examination (Final Fellowship exam) of Advanced Orthopaedic Training Programme during 3rd year of training (June 2006)
  • Satisfactory completion of Part 1 Examination (OPBS) of Advanced Orthopaedic Training Programme
  • Received Gordon Gordon Taylor Medal for highest achiever in FRACS Part I MCQ Exam (Australia & NZ) – November 2000
  • Successful completion of FRACS Basic Surgical Training
  • Successful completion of Emergency Management of Severe Trauma (EMST) course conducted by Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (May 2000)
  • Twice selected as the Flinders Medical School’s representative for the Undergraduate Orthopaedic Workshop held in Adelaide (December 1997) and Melbourne (December 1996)
  • John Gladstone Sweeney Orthopaedic Prize for the best Orthopaedic student in 1996.
  • Richard Taunton Southwood Prize for the best undergraduate research paper (Orthopaedics) in 1995

Orthopaedic Research, Presentation & Publications

Title: Osteoid Osteoma of The Upper Extremity, An Unusual Diagnosis

Investigators: A. Sood, M. Ross

Details: Queensland Hand Society Annual Scientific Meeting, Gold Coast, November 2008

Title: Surgical Pathoanatomy of Acute Acromioclavicular Dislocation
investigators: A. Sood, G. Bain

Details: Biannual Scientific Meeting of shoulder and Elbow Society, Perth, November 2008

Title: Self Administered shoulder Assessment form – Is It Reliable As a Triage Tool In Outpatient Setting?

Investigators: A. Sood, N Wallwork, V Moss; M Pascoe; J Krishnan

Details: Australian Orthopaedic Registrar’s Association conference, Lorne, Victoria, October 2007

Winner of “Allan Frederick Dwyer Runner-up Prize” for the 2nd best scientific paper

Australian Orthopaedic Association, Annual Scientific Meeting, Hobart, October 2008

Title: Clinical Results of Coracoacromial Ligament Transfer in Acromioclavicular Joint Dislocations: A Systematic Review

Investigators: A. Sood, N Wallwork, G. Bain

Details: Australian Orthopaedic Association, SA Branch Meeting, Adelaide, August 2007

Winner of “R J Bauze” prize for the best scientific paper, AOA meeting, August 2007

Published “International Journal of shoulder Surgery” 2008;2:1:13-21

Title: Perilunate dislocation with associated lunate fracture: Three cases with introduction of the “Intra-lunate Arc” concept.

Investigators: Bain GI, McLean JM, Turner PC, Sood A, Pourgiezis N.

Accepted for Publication: The Journal of Hand Surgery (American Volume) (in-Press).

Title: Total Knee Arthroplasty in Haemophiliac Arthropathy

Investigators: D. Teague, A. Sood

Details: Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association, Seoul, South Korea, September 2007

Title: Acromioclavicular Joint Stabilisation – Early Results of A New Technique Using Metallic Buttons

Investigators: Y. Lim, A. Sood, R. van Riet, G. Bain

Details: Bi annual meeting of shoulder & Elbow Society of Australia, Victor Harbour, SA, November 2006

Australian Orthopaedic Association (AOA), SA Branch Meeting, Adelaide, March 2007

Accepted for publication: “Techniques in shoulder and elbow surgery” 2007;8(4):213-21

Title: Stiffness Post Total Knee Arthroplasty – A Literature Review

Investigators: S. Brumby, A. Sood

Details: Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Symposium, Singapore, July 2005

Title: Haemophiliac Arthropathy – South Australian Experience

Investigators: A. Sood, D. Teague

Details: Australian Orthopaedic Registrar meeting, Gold Coast, November 2004

Australian Orthopaedic Association (AOA), SA Branch Meeting, Adelaide, July 2003

Title: Capture Cups in Total Hip Arthroplasty

Investigators: A. Sood, S. Scott, G. Mercer, D. Campbell

Details: Combined Orthopaedic Meeting, Sydney, October 2004

Title: Effect Of Distal Scaphoid Excision And Triquetrum Excision On The Radioscapholunate Arthrodesis of Wrist: A Cadaveric Study

Investigators: A. Sood, G. Bain

Details: AOA, SA Branch Meeting, Adelaide, March 2003

Annual Australian Orthopaedic Association Meeting, Adelaide, October 2003

Australian Orthopaedic Registrar meeting, Gold Coast, November 2004

Asian-Pacific Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand – APFSSH, Bangkok Thailand, November 2006

Published – J Bone Joint Surg Br Proceedings, Nov 2004; 86-B: 478

Title: Re-operations in Proximal Femoral Fractures – The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Experience

Investigators: A. Sood, C. Butcher

Details: AOA, SA Branch Meeting, Adelaide, March 2003

Annual Australian Orthopaedic Association Meeting, Adelaide, October 2003

Published (abstract) – J Bone Joint Surg Br Proceedings, Nov 2004; 86-B: 492

Title: Effect Of Scaphoid And Triquetrum Excision On Limited Arthrodesis Of Wrist – A Laboratory Study

Investigators: A. Sood, N. Ashwood, G. Bain, Q. Fogg

Details: Australian Hand Surgery Society Meeting, Gold Coast March 2002

Royal Australasian College of Surgeons & Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh – Annual Scientific Congress 2002, Adelaide, May 2002

Asian-Pacific Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand – APFSSH, Bangkok Thailand, November 2006

Published (abstract) – ANZ Journal of Surgery – Volume 72, supplement May 2002, A 39

Accepted for full text publication

Title: Results of Scaphotrapeziotrapezoid Arthroscopic Debridement for Isolated Idiopathic Arthritis

Investigators: N. Ashwood, A. Sood, G. Bain

Details: AOA SA Branch meeting, Adelaide, April 2002

Royal Australasian College of Surgeons & Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh Annual

Scientific Congress 2002, Adelaide, May 2002

Published (abstract) – ANZ Journal of Surgery – Volume 72, supplement May 2002, A 37

Title: Comparison of the Different Wrist Splints: Below Elbow Plaster, Fibreglass Spiral Splint & Volar Wrist Splint

Investigators: A. Sood, R. Southwood, J. Krishnan

Details: Winner of “Richard T Southwood” prize for the best undergraduate research paper in 1995

Professional Courses & Workshops

  • July 2009

    Use of Hydroxyapatite in Primary and Revision Hip Surgery.Depuy International, Annecy, France
  • June 2009

    Annecy Live Surgery International shoulder Advanced Course.Annecy, France
  • Dec 2008

    Advanced Course in Complex Elbow Trauma. AO International, Davos, Switzerland
  • Dec 2008

    Instructional Course in Microsurgery. National University Hospital, Singapore
  • July 2008

    shoulder Symposium.Instructional Course Format, Sydney
  • July 2007

    shoulder Arthroplasty Cadaveric Workshop – New Approaches & Techniques. Facilitator: Mr J Hughes

    Zimmer Institute, University of Melbourne.
  • Sept 2006

    shoulder Arthroscopy & Arthroplasty Cadaveric Workshop. Facilitators: Mr D Sonnabend, Mr J Fardoulys. University of NSW, Sydney
  • Sept 2006

    Hip and Knee arthroplasty Cadaveric Workshop– New Approaches & Techniques. Zimmer Institute, University of Melbourne, Aug 2006 5th Asia Pacific Orthopaedic (Arthroplasty) Symposium, Singapore
  • July 2006

    AO Hand Course. Synthes Australia, Sydney
  • March 2006

    Australian Hand Surgery Society Scientific Registrars Conference. The Australian Hand Surgery Society, Adelaide
  • July 2005

    Continuing Orthopaedic Education (COE) Meeting (Sports Injuries) Australian Orthopaedic Association, Melbourne
  • March 2005

    Principles of Hip Arthroplasty Course. Stryker Australia, Brisbane
  • Oct 2004

    Combined Orthopaedic Association Meeting. Australian Orthopaedic Association, Sydney
  • Oct 2003

    Critical Literature Evaluation and Research (CLEAR) Course. Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Adelaide
  • July 2002

    AO Course on Advances in Fracture Treatment. Synthes NZ, Queenstown, New Zealand
  • November 2001

    3rd Annual Pan Pacific Trauma Course. Smith + Nephew Surgical, Langkawi, Malaysia
  • March 2001

    AO Course on Principles of Operative Fracture Treatmen, Mathys Australia, Melbourne
  • May 2000

    Emergency Management of Severe Trauma (EMST) Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Adelaide
  • 1996

    AOA Annual Undergraduate Workshop. South Australian Orthopaedic Association, Adelaide
  • 1997

    Victorian Orthopaedic Association, Melbourne

Teaching

2006 – 2009 Clinical Lecturer – School of Medicine, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide

Consulting/Operating Locations

Consulting Locations

North Adelaide Ashford

Orthopaedics SAFirst floor

1 Kermode St.

North Adelaide SA 5006

Orthopaedics SA

Level 4

Ashford Specialist Centre

57 Anzac Highway

Ashford SA 5035

Operating Locations

North Adelaide Ashford

The Memorial Hospital

Sir Edwin Smith Ave.

North Adelaide SA 5006

Ashford Hospital

55 Anzac Highway

Ashford SA 5035

Parkwynd

Parkwynd Private Hospital

137 East Terrace

Adelaide SA 5000