Dr. Al Muderis

Dr. Munjed Al Muderis is an orthopaedic surgeon and a clinical lecturer at Macquarie University And The Australian School Of Advanced Medicine who specialises in Hip, Knee and Trauma surgery. He is a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and Chairman of the Osseointegration Group of Australia.

Biography

Dr. Al Muderis graduated from Baghdad College High School (The American Jesuit) in 1991. Thereafter he studied medicine at Baghdad University 1991-1997.

As a first year resident Dr. Al Muderis had to flee Iraq as he refused Saddam’s regime brutal orders to surgically remove the ears of soldiers who escaped from the army.

He ended up on a flimsy wooden boat heading to his new home…  Australia.

Dr. Al Muderis’ first job in Australia was in Mildura Base Hospital as an Emergency Unit and Orthopaedic Resident. Four months later, he moved to Melbourne as a surgical registrar at the Austin Repatriation Hospital. After that, he spent a year as an unaccredited orthopaedic registrar at Wollongong Hospital and another year at Canberra Hospital.

Dr Al Muderis joined the Australian Orthopaedic training program in 2004 as part of the Sydney, NSW orthopaedic training scheme and obtained his surgical fellowship, FRACS (Orth), in 2008.

Dr. Al Muderis completed three post specialisation fellowships. First he attended a six month national fellowship in Sydney with Dr Ali Gursel in lower limb arthroplasty at the Sydney Adventist and Baulkham Hills Hospitals. Then he moved overseas to Berlin, Germany where he attended nine months fellowship in Hip and Knee arthroplasty at the Emil von Behring Hospital a Teaching Hospital of the Charite Medical School, Berlin with Prof. Dr. med. Jorg Scholz. His third post was a three month Trauma Fellowship at the Unfallkrankenhaus Berlin (UKB) a Teaching Hospital of the Charite Medical School, Berlin, Germany with Prof. Dr. med. Axel Ekkernkamp.

During Dr Al Muderis’ time in Europe he attended several short-term courses and workshops, including:

  • A two week intensive workshop on hip resurfacing with Dr Gerdesmyer - a major designer of the Onlay Hip Resurfacing System at the Sankt Elisabeth Krankenhaus Kiel, Germany.
  • The Anterior Approach Hip Arthroplasty Using Harmonic Scalpel workshop with Dr. Marcus Michel - the designer of the MIS anterior approach of hip arthroplasty in Bern, Switzerland.
  • The Anterior Approach Hip Arthroplasty Hip Surgery workshop using traction devise with Dr. Stephane Denjean in Lyon, France.
  • The Endo-Exo Prosthesis workshop with Dr. Grundi and Dr. H Aschoff in Lubeck, Germany.
  • The Total Femur Replacement and Tumour Prosthesis Implantation Techniques workshop with Professor Ashel. Nuremburg, Germany.

Dr Al Muderis commenced his practice in 2010 and is currently appointed as a Clinical Lecturer at Macquarie University Hospital and The Australian School of Advanced Medicine, he also have appointments at The Sydney Adventist Hospital and Norwest Private Hospital. Dr. Al Muderis see patients at Macquarie University, Parramatta, Bella Vista and Wahroonga clinics.

Dr Al Muderis specialises in hip, knee and trauma surgery with particular interest in hip arthroscopy, resurfacing, arthroplasty, knee arthroplasty and reconstruction of recurrent patellar dislocations.