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Dr Saleem Hussenbocus

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

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

Specialising in
  • Hip
  • Knee
  • Orthopaedic oncology
  • Robotics
  • Trauma
Privately, Dr Hussenbocus practices with Orthopaedics SA at Calvary Central Districts Hospital, Ashford 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. Dr Hussenbocus has also completed training in robotic surgery.

Specialising in

  • Hip Knee Orthopaedic oncology
  • Robotics Trauma

Consulting / Operating Locations

Additional Information

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

  • 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
  • Edinburgh Revision Knee Course, Aug 2019
  • Asia Pacific Musculo Skeletal Tumour Society Meeting, India, Oct 2018
  • 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?
  • D. George, S. Hussenbocus, S. Hatami. A rare case of intraarticular lymphoma of the knee arising from the Hoffa fat pad. ANZ J Surg. 2020. Article DOI: 10.1111/ans.15908
  • 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
  • Intern Supervisor, Dept of Orthopaedics, Lyell McEwin Hospital, 2018 onwards
  • SET Orthopaedic Trainee Supervisor, Dept of Orthopaedics, Lyell McEwin Hospital, 2018 onwards
  • 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