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Dr Aman Sood

BMBS, FRACS Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr Aman Sood is an Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in upper limb, sports injuries and joint replacement surgery.

Specialising in
  • Elbow
  • Hand
  • Knee
  • Shoulder
  • Sports injuries
  • Trauma
  • Wrist
Dr Aman Sood 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.

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

  • Elbow Hand Knee
  • Shoulder Sports injuries Trauma
  • Wrist

Consulting / Operating Locations

  • Ashford Specialist Centre

    Orthopaedics SA

    Level 4, 57 Anzac Highway, Ashford SA 5035

    (08) 8267 8267

  • Calvary Central Districts Hospital

    Orthopaedics SA

    25/37 Jarvis Rd, Elizabeth Vale SA 5112

    (08) 8267 8267

  • Memorial Medical Centre

    Orthopaedics SA

    Level 1, 1 Kermode St, North Adelaide SA 5006

    (08) 8267 8267

  • Portland District Health Hospital

    Orthopaedics SA

    141-151 Bentinck Street, Portland VIC 3305

  • Whyalla Hospital

    Orthopaedics SA

    20 Wood Terrace, Whyalla SA 5600

Additional Information

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

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

August 2009 
Current Commenced Private Practice with Orthopaedic SA & Visiting Orthopedic 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

  • 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

Osteoid Osteoma of The Upper Extremity, An Unusual Diagnosis
A. Sood, M. Ross
Queensland Hand Society Annual Scientific Meeting, Gold Coast, November 2008

Surgical Pathoanatomy of Acute Acromioclavicular Dislocation
A. Sood
, G. Bain
Biannual Scientific Meeting of shoulder and Elbow Society, Perth, November 2008

Self Administered shoulder Assessment form – Is It Reliable As a Triage Tool In Outpatient Setting?
A. Sood
, N Wallwork, V Moss; M Pascoe; J Krishnan
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

Clinical Results of Coracoacromial Ligament Transfer in Acromioclavicular Joint Dislocations: A Systematic Review
A. Sood
, N Wallwork, G. Bain
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

Perilunate dislocation with associated lunate fracture: Three cases with introduction of the “Intra-lunate Arc” concept
Bain GI, McLean JM, Turner PC, Sood A, Pourgiezis N.
The Journal of Hand Surgery (American Volume) (in-Press).

Total Knee Arthroplasty in Haemophiliac Arthropathy
D. Teague, A. Sood
Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association, Seoul, South Korea, September 2007

Acromioclavicular Joint Stabilisation – Early Results of A New Technique Using Metallic Buttons
Y. Lim, A. Sood, R. van Riet, G. Bain
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

Stiffness Post Total Knee Arthroplasty – A Literature Review
S. Brumby, A. Sood
Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Symposium, Singapore, July 2005

Haemophiliac Arthropathy – South Australian Experience
A. Sood
, D. Teague
Australian Orthopaedic Registrar meeting, Gold Coast, November 2004
Australian Orthopaedic Association (AOA), SA Branch Meeting, Adelaide, July 2003

Capture Cups in Total Hip Arthroplasty
A. Sood
, S. Scott, G. Mercer, D. Campbell
Combined Orthopaedic Meeting, Sydney, October 2004

Effect Of Distal Scaphoid Excision And Triquetrum Excision On The Radioscapholunate Arthrodesis of Wrist: A Cadaveric Study
A. Sood
, G. Bain
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

Re-operations in Proximal Femoral Fractures – The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Experience
A. Sood
, C. Butcher
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

Effect Of Scaphoid And Triquetrum Excision On Limited Arthrodesis Of Wrist – A Laboratory Study
A. Sood
, N. Ashwood, G. Bain, Q. Fogg
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

Results of Scaphotrapeziotrapezoid Arthroscopic Debridement for Isolated Idiopathic Arthritis
N. Ashwood, A. Sood, G. Bain
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

Comparison of the Different Wrist Splints: Below Elbow Plaster, Fibreglass Spiral Splint & Volar Wrist Splint
A. Sood
, R. Southwood, J. Krishnan
Winner of “Richard T Southwood” prize for the best undergraduate research paper in 1995

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

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