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Dr M. Saleem Hussenbocus

Dr M. Saleem Hussenbocus

BSc (Med), MBBS, FRACS (Orth) Orthopaedic Surgeon


Dr M. Saleem Hussenbocus

BSc (Med), MBBS, FRACS (Orth) Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr Hussenbocus is an Orthopaedic Surgeon specializing in Bone & Soft Tissue Tumour Surgery, Joint Replacement & Limb Salvage, Metastatic Bone Disease, and Trauma.

Specialising in
  • Hip
  • Knee
  • Orthopaedic oncology
  • Trauma
Privately, Dr Hussenbocus practices with Orthopaedics SA at Calvary Central Districts Hospital, Ashford Hospital, Parkside and Memorial Hospital. He currently has public appointments at the Lyell McEwin and Modbury Hospitals.

After graduating from UNSW Sydney, Dr Hussenbocus completed his orthopaedic training in Adelaide, South Australia, obtaining his Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (Orthopaedic Surgery) in 2017. He then undertook specialist post-fellowship training in the Sarcoma & Joint Replacement Unit at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore (London, UK), and visited a number of highly recognized centres of orthopaedic excellence around Europe.


Specialising in

  • Hip Knee Orthopaedic oncology
  • Trauma

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

  • Orthopaedics SA Parkside

    Orthopaedics SA

    257 Fullarton Rd, Parkside SA 5063. Car parking off Hone Street.
    Rooms located adjacent to Sound Radiology

    (08) 8267 8267

Additional Information

Dr M. Saleem Hussenbocus has a keen interest in research, having published a number of papers in peer reviewed journals.

  • BSc. (Med.), M.B.B.S. University of New South Wales 2004
  • FRACS (Orth), Royal Australasian College of Surgeons 2017
  • Clinical Fellowship in Orthopaedic Oncology and Joint Replacement, Sarcoma Unit, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore, London
  • Clinical Observership in Orthopaedic Oncology, Münster University Hospital, Germany
  • Clinical Observership in Orthopaedic Oncology, Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Birmingham, UK
  • European Musculo-Skeletal Oncology Society Meeting, Amsterdam, 2018
  • Musculoskeletal Pathology Course, Rizzoli Institute, 2018
  • International Limb Salvage Course, Malaysia, 2017
  • London Knee Meeting, London, 2017
  • British Orthopaedic Association Meeting, Liverpool, 2017
  • Musculoskeletal Oncology Course,
  • International Limb Salvage Course, Malaysia, 2017
  • London Knee Meeting, London, 2017
  • British Orthopaedic Association Meeting, Liverpool, 2017
  • Musculoskeletal Oncology Course, University of Padova, 2017
  • Royal London Hospital Orthopaedic & Trauma Society Meeting, London, 2017
  • International Pelvic Sarcoma Course, Malaysia, 2016
  • Periprosthetic Fracture course, Sydney, 2016
  • Enneking Musculoskeletal Pathology Seminar (University of Florida & Australian Sarcoma Group), Melbourne 2016
  • AOA – SA Branch Scientific Meetings, 2009-16
  • OTC Advanced Fracture Management Course, Fractures around the Knee, Adelaide, 2012
  • AO Hand Course, Adelaide, 2011
  • Adult AO Course – Adult Fracture Management, Sydney, 2009
  • Postgraduate Surgical Anatomy Course, University of Adelaide, 2009
  • Paediatric AO Course – Children’s Fracture Management, Brisbane, 2008
  • Care of the Critically Ill Surgical Patient (CCrISP), RACS, 2008
  • Critical Literature Evaluation And Research (CLEAR), RACS, 2008
  • Early Management of Severe Trauma (EMST), RACS, 2008
  • Australian and New Zealand Surgical Skills Education and Training (ASSET), 2008
  • Does a pathological fracture in a long bone, within a pre-existing cartilage lesion, indicate a higher-grade cartilage lesion?
  • Long term outcomes of a non-invasive growing endoprosthesis following lower limb reconstruction in a paediatric population.
  • How crucial is anatomical reduction in the treatment of femoral neck fractures in patients 55 years or younger?
  • S. Hussenbocus, D. Kosuge, L. B. Solomon, D. W. Howie, and R. H. Oskoue. Head-Neck Taper Corrosion in Hip Arthroplasty. BioMed Research International, vol. 2015, Article ID 758123, 9 pages, 2015. doi:10.1155/2015/758123
  • Solomon LB, Hussenbocus SM, Carbone TA, Callary SA, Howie DW. Is internal fixation alone advantageous in selected B2 periprosthetic fractures? ANZ J Surg. 2015 Mar; 85(3):169-73. doi: 10.1111/ans.12884. Epub 2014 Oct 12
  • Solomon LB, Hussenbocus SM, Hoffmann J, Howie DW, Rühli F. Unusual Appearances Following Intracapsular Neck of Femur Fractures. Injury 2011; 42: 1336-1341. (Doi:10.1016/j.injury.2011.05.012)
  • Hussenbocus Saleem, Wilby Martin, Hall David, Cain Christopher. Spontaneous Spinal Epidural Hematoma – A Case Report and Literature Review. J Emerg Med. 2012 Feb; 42(2):e31-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2008.08.008. Epub 2009 Jan 7
  • Rathore Kaushalendra, Hussenbocus Saleem, Stuklis Robert, Edwards James. Novel Strategies for Recurrent Cardiac Myxoma: A Case Report. Ann Thorac Surg 2008; 85:2125-2126
  • Clinical Associate Lecturer, School of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Adelaide, 2009-2018
  • Vascular complication from displaced lesser trochanter fragment following internal fixation of a pertrochanteric femoral neck fracture. AOA SA General Scientific Meeting. The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, August 2013
  • Reduced operating risks treating selected Vancouver B2 periprosthetic fractures by Internal Fixation. AOA – SA General Scientific Meeting. Royal Adelaide Hospital, November 2010
  • Treatment of Vancouver B2 Periprosthetic Fractures by Stem Retention and Internal Fixation versus Stem Revision. AOA – National ASM. Adelaide, 10-14 October 2010
    Management of a specific subgroup of Vancouver B2 periprosthetic fractures by Stem Retention and Internal Fixation. AOA – SA General Scientific Meeting. Women’s and Children’s Hospital, August 2010
  • Spontaneous Spinal Epidural Hematoma – A Case Report and Literature Review. AOA – SA General Scientific Meeting. Royal Adelaide Hospital, April 2009
    The Natural History of Neck of Femur Fractures. AOA – SA General Scientific Meeting. Lyell McEwin Hospital, November 2008