Dr Samuel Macdessi (Orthopaedic Surgeon)

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Dr Samuel John MacDessi
MBBS University of Sydney 1996
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Medical Specialties
Orthopaedic Surgery

Dr MacDessi specialises in knee replacement and knee sports medicine surgery. He has a research interest in evolving techniques in knee arthroplasty surgery and has extensive experience in the field of cartilage restoration surgery, osteotomy and ligament reconstruction. He is a partner of Sydney Knee Specialists and is the Director of SKS Research and Fellowship Training.

Dr MacDessi has appointments at St George Private Hospital, Kareena Private Hospital and Canterbury Public Hospital. Dr. MacDessi graduated in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Sydney in 1995 and was the recipient of the William Henry and Eliza Sharp Prize for Clinical Surgery. He was awarded the Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) in Orthopaedic Surgery in 2004.

Dr. MacDessi was the Knee and Hip Reconstruction Fellow at the Hospital for Special Surgery, New York in 2005-06, where he sub-specialised in the field of knee arthroplasty and reconstructive surgery. During this time, Dr. MacDessi worked with leading authorities in the field of knee surgery. He has co-authored a text on minimally invasive knee surgery, has multiple publications in the field of knee surgery and is on the reviewer for several international orthopaedic journals. He is a member of the Australian Orthopaedic Association, the Australian Knee Society, the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Sports Medicine and the Australian Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Hospital Affiliations
Canterbury Hospital
St George Private Hospital
St Luke's Hospital
Kareena Private Hospital
Affiliated Clinics
Sydney Knee Specialists - Kogarah
Sydney Knee Specialists - Miranda
Knee Replacement
Revision Knee Replacement
Arthroscopic Knee Surgery
Cartilage Repair and Transplantation
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Reconstruction
Knee Ligament Surgery
Patellofemoral Reconstructions (MPFL)
Knee Osteotomy Surgery

Practice Locations


Sydney Knee Specialists - Kogarah
Suite 201, 131 Princes Hwy
Kogarah NSW 2217 
02 8307 0333
02 8307 0334
Sydney Knee Specialists - Miranda
Suite 17, Level 2
42-44 Urunga Parade
Miranda NSW 2228 
02 8307 0333
02 8307 0334