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Prof. Warwick Bruce

Post Graduate Fellowships

  • Fellow in Knee Surgery and Sports Medicine
    under Dr N Thomson, Sydney
    January to June 1988
    January 1989 to January 1990

  • Fellow in Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery
    under Dr B D Shepherd
    January 1988 to June 1988

  • Visiting Fellow in Joint Replacement Surgery
    Hospital for Special Surgery
    under Dr Eduardo Salvati
    New York , U.S.A.
    September 1988 to December 1988

  • Fellow in Joint Replacement Surgery
    Under Dr B D Shepherd
    January 1989 to January 1990

Hospital Appointments

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  • Visiting Medical Officer
    Repatriation General Hospital, Concord
    Chairman Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
    1998 to present

  • Visiting Medical Officer
    Westside Private Hospital

  • Visiting Medical Officer
    Hurstville Community Hospital

  • Visiting Medical Officer
    Prince of Wales Private Hospital

  • Honorary Consultant
    Orthopaedic Research Laboratory
    Prince of Wales Hospital

Previous Hospital Appointments

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  • VMO
    Western Suburbs Public Hospital

  • Honorary Medical Officer
    Auburn District Hospital

Memberships

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  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.

  • Fellow of the Australian Orthopaedic Association.

  • Member of the Australian Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

  • Member of the Australian Medical Association.

  • Member of the Australian Knee Society.

  • Foundation Member of the Arthroplasty Society of Australia.

  • Life Member of the Western Pacific Orthopaedic Association.

  • Member of the Hip Section Western Pacific Orthopaedic Association.

  • Member Steering Committee New South Wales Institute of Sports Medicine.

  • Foundation Orthopaedic Surgeon New South Wales Institute of Sports Medicine.

  • Member of SICOT

  • The Australian Osteoporosis Campaign Scientific Committee member

  • American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons

  • Foundation Member Australian Academy of Medicine and Surgery 1997

Editorial Board

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  • Member of Editorial Board Musculoskeletal Update
    (Scientific Publication of Roussel Uclaf)

Prosthesis Design and Development

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  • Member Design Team for
    Stability Total Hip Replacement (DePuy)
    (This is the first Hip Replacement ever to be manufactured in Australia)

  • Member Design Team
    Low wear knee
    (Wright Medical Technology)

  • Member Design Team
    Unicompartmental Knee Replacement
    (Wright Medical Technology)

  • Member Design Team
    Hard on Hard Hip Arthroplasty Technology
    (Johnson & Johnson)

  • Member of the Multicentre Design Team
    Uni-Rom Prostheses
    (Johnson & Johnson)

  • Member of the Multicentre Design Team
    Patellar Button
    Profix Total Knee Replacement
    (Smith & Nephew)

  • Member of the Multicentre Design Team
    Uncemented HA Coated Femoral Stem
    (Smith & Nephew)

  • Member of the Multicentre Trial Team
    New Uncemented Total Knee Replacement (Journey)
    (Smith & Nephew)

Appointments

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  • Elected Member of the State Council of the Australian Medical Association. 1987 – 1989

  • Member of the Ethics Committee of the Australian Medical Association (State Branch). 1987 – 1989

  • Member of the Hospitals Committee of the Australian Medical Association (State Branch). 1987 – 1989

  • Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedics Concord Repatriation General Hospital. December 1997.

  • Secretary Southside Board of Studies Australian Orthopaedic Association 1997 to 2000

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Orthopaedic Research Laboratory The Prince of Wales Hospital 1995

  • Repatriation General Hospital Concord Hospital Representative Institute of Bone and Joint 1999

  • Director of Olympic Orthopaedic Unit, Concord Repatriation General Hospital Concord October 2000 Olympic Games, Sydney.

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Southern Hemisphere Under 21 Rugby Union Tournament June 2001

  • Medical and Scientific Advisory Committee Osteoporosis Australia

  • Australian Orthopaedic Association – NSW Representative – Australian Joint Registry

  • State Representative, Australian Orthopaedic Association Subcommittee on Bone Banking Standards 1994-1998

Awards

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  • Scholarship to St Joseph’s College for high school education

  • Commonwealth Scholarship to attend The University of Sydney

  • Howmedica Award for the best paper presented by a Registrar at the Australian Orthopaedic
    Registrar's Meeting, Adelaide, 1985.

  • Zimmer Traveling Fellowship Award
    1988 - 89.

  • The Zimmer Prize Awarded for Best Poster at the Australian Orthopaedic Association Annual Scientific Conference,
    Brisbane October 1999
    Tibiofemoral Contact Area
    Mean and Peak Pressures for 19 Total Knee Prostheses

  • Excellence in Teaching Award
    Central Clinical School for Teaching in 2001

  • Certificate of Recognition
    Concord Repatriation General Hospital
    1 January 2001 to 31 December 2001
    Director of Clinical Training and Medical Administration

  • Certificate of Recognition
    University of Sydney Central Clinical School
    Concord Hospital
    Clinical Teaching 2003

  • Awards to Fellows and Registrars

    Tow Prize: Clinical Division University of New South Wales – Surface Roughness of the Distal Interface of Mobile Bearing Knees. Awarded to P. Chapman-Sheath for Research done with Dr W. Bruce in November 1999.

    Joseph Trueta Prize 1999. Girdlestone Society – Nuffield Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. Awarded to P. Chapman-Sheath for research done with Dr Warwick Bruce in November 1999 to help fund travel to meetings abroad to present research during fellowship year.

    Runner-Up, Howmedica Award for the Best Paper Presented By a Registrar at the Australian Orthopaedic Registrars Meeting 2000
    Pulmonary Emboli Following Total Hip Arthroplasty
    Senio Author WJM Bruce
    Presented by S Tan

Video Presentations

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  • Biomechanics of the knee.
    Sports Medicine medical education video.

    University of New South Wales 1996.

  • Trochanteric Slide – DePuy Australia

  • Hip Arthroscopy Technique 1999

  • Anterior Cruciate Reconstruction Using Semitendinosis and Gracilis 4 Band Technique 2001

  • Minimal Access Hip Replacement Surgery
    De Puy Australia 2005

Course Organisation

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  • Continuing Education Committee of the Australian Orthopaedic Association - New Horizons in Hip Surgery, Canberra, 1985. Member of State Organising Committee

  • Organiser and Chief Lecturer A.O. Workshop course for Theatre Sisters, 1987, Sydney.

  • Co-lecturer A.O. Workshop course for Theatre Sisters, 1988, Sydney.

  • Continuing Education Committee Australian Orthopaedic Association - Update on Joint Replacement, November, 1990. Member of State Organising Comittee.

  • Stability Total Hip Replacement Workshop – Live Surgery and Clinical Presentation Hurstville Community Hospital - March 1995

  • Stability Total Hip Replacement Workshop – Live Surgery and Clinical Presentation St Vincent’s Hospital – July 1996

  • Progressive Concepts in total Knee Surgery Presented By Dr Leo Whiteside. March 2002

  • Minimal Access for Hip Replacement. Learning Centre and Workshop. 22 August 2003 Hurstville Private Hospital and University of NSW

  • Advance Total Knee Replacement Workshop – Live Surgery and Clinical Presentation – Hurstville Community Hospital – May 2002

  • Advance Total Knee Replacement Workshop – Live Surgery and Clinical Presentation – Hurstville Community Hospital – August 2003

  • Ligament Balance Course in Total Knee Replacement Surgery June 2004 University of NSW

  • Convenor – COE Meeting – Knee and Shoulder – April 2006

  • Intelligent Hip Learning Centre – 28-29 April 2005 – Hurstville Community Hospital Live Surgery Presentation and Lecture Program

Post Graduate Teaching Appointments

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  • Chairman post graduate training programme Orthosports 1989 – 1999

  • Medical Student training coordinator for Orthopaedics 1995 – 1999

  • Registrar training coordinator for Orthopaedics 1995 - 1999

Special Interest

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  • Joint Replacement Surgery of the Hip and Knee. Sporting Injuries of the hip and knee and their treatment.

  • Synthetic Bone Graft and their Mechanism of Action.

Bone Bank

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  • Founder and past Director of Auburn District Hospital Bone Bank

 

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