Shoulder Rotator Cuff

Queensland Shoulder Society hosts Professor Allan Wang from Perth

2 March 2019

Dr Macgroarty, as President of the Queensland Shoulder Society, hosted Professor Allan Wang, Perth Orthopaedic Shoulder Surgeon, as the keynote speaker for the February 2019 Summer meeting.

Professor Wang spoke about his learning curve using the Exactech GPS navigated TSA system. He also delivered his paper titled: “The SESA Rotator Cuff Survey : Developing a Rational Approach to Surgery”. A number of difficult case studies were also presented for a panel discussion with Dr Phillip Duke, Dr Steve Andrews and Dr Ezekial Tan.

QSS President Dr Kelly Macgroarty, along with QSS Secretary, Dr Ken Cutbush welcomes Dr Allan Wang from Perth as their guest speaker at the QSS Summer meeting.

Dr Macgroarty on faculty at recent national shoulder symposium.

30 April 2015

Dr Macgroarty was recently invited to be on faculty at the Smith and Nephew A3 Shoulder Symposium. Other members on faculty included several renowned shoulder surgeons from around Australia as well as Dr Jeff Abrams, the current president of the American Shoulder and Elbow Society.

Dr Des Bokor who was chairman for the conference invited Dr Macgroarty to speak about his experience with adolescent athletes with shoulder instability. In addition Dr Macgroarty spoke about his techniques for arthroscopic rotator cuff repair and surgical options available when massive cuff tears are not repairable.

The meeting was well attended by well over 60 delegates with great discussion about all recent and controversial shoulder topics.

Royal North Shore Shoulder Symposium 3013

8 December 2013

Dr Macgroarty recently attended the Royal North Shore Shoulder Symposium 2013 in Sydney.

International guest speakers Dr Felix “Buddy” Savoie and Dr Hiro Sugaya discussed the latest techniques for managing glenoid bone loss in instability surgery and rotator cuff repair in the setting of massive tears.

Discussion about safe use of the beachchair position in shoulder surgery also featured prominently.




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