Dr Warren Kuo MBBS FRACS FAOA

Current Appointments

 

Orthopaedic Surgeon

  • St Vincent’s Private Hospital
  • Nepean Hospital
  • Nepean Private Hospital
  • Westmead Private Hospital
  • Norwest Private Hospital
  • Holroyd Private Hospital

 

Secretary of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgeons

  • The Nepean Hospital

 

Clinical Senior Lecturer

  • The University of Sydney

 

Tutor

  • Advanced Orthopaedic Training - Australian Orthopaedic Association
  • Medical School – The University of Sydney


Completed Appointments

 

Course Instructor

  • Arthrex Shoulder Arthroscopy Course - March 2011
  • Fudan University, Huashan Hospital, Shanghai, China

 

Supervisor of Surgical Education and Training 2007-2012

  • The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons for The Nepean Hospital

 

Locum Orthopaedic Surgeon - Jan-May 2002

  • The Canterbury Hospital


Formal Medical Qualifications

 

Orthopaedic Sport Medicine Fellowship (Shoulder& Elbow Surgery)

  • Aug 2002-Jan 2003
  • University of Calgary, Calgary Canada
  • Mentors: Dr R. Hollinshead, Dr K. Hildebrand

 

Fellowship in Shoulder Surgery

  • May 2002-July 2002
  • Mt Sinai Hospital, New York USA
  • Mentor: Dr Evan Flatow, M.D.

 

Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

  • Orthopaedic - Conferred May 2001

 

Early Management of Severe Trauma Course

  • July 1994 (Liverpool Hospital)

 

Full Registration General Medical Council United Kingdom

  • Member since March 1994

 

Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates

 

  • F.M.G.E.M.S. Clinical Examination 1992

 

Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery (M.B.,B.S.)

  • The University of New South Wales 1986-1991


Bachelor of Medical Science (B.Sc Med)

  • The University of New South Wales


Presentations

 

Latest Techniques in Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair

  • Arthrex Shoulder Arthroscopy Course, Shanghai, China - March 2011

 

Updates in Rotator Cuff Disease

  • Society of Neuromuscular Sciences Meeting, Niseko, Japan – Jan 2010

 

The Efficacy of Painbuster Infusion in Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery

  • SESA Biannual Meeting Victor Harbor, 1-4th Nov 2006

 

Biceps Disease

  • Hills Private Hospital Orthopaedic Conference, 28th Aug 2004

 

Rotator Cuff Disease

  • Hills Private Hospital Orthopaedic Conference, Aug 2003

 

A Review of Impermeable Operating Gowns

  • AOA/NZOA Combined Scientific Meeting, Canberra, 13-17th October 1997

 

A Review of Fractures in the Elderly Sustained from Falls in Hospital [poster presentation]

  • AOA/NZOA Combined Scientific Meeting, Canberra, 13-17th October 1997

 

A Review of Pelvic Fractures Presenting to the Liverpool Hospital

  • SWANS IV Trauma Meeting- Warwick Farm, 8th November 1996

 

 Treatment of Open Tibial Fractures with a Titanium Unreamed Nail

  • AOA/NZOA Combined Scientific Meeting, Perth, 6-11th October 1996

 

Rotator Cuff Disease - an Update

  • Trauma Conference – Thredbo, 22-27th August 1993


Publications

 

A Review of Impermeable Operating Gowns (W. Kuo/ A. Turnbull)

  • Abstract publication in the Proceedings of the Journal Of Bone and Joint Surgery

 

Treatment of Open Tibial Fractures with a Titanium Unreamed Nail (Kuo/ J. Fox)

  • Abstract publication in the Proceedings of the Journal Of Bone and Joint Surgery

 

Chapter 21 Biceps Tendinitis (Warren Kuo, James N. Gladstone, Evan Flatow)

  • Textbook of Arthroscopy Miller and Cole, Saunders 2004


Medical Training

 

Advanced Orthopaedic Training

  • 2001
  • St Vincent’s Hospital
  • Concord Hospital
  • 2000
  • The Hills Private Hospital
  • Prince of Wales Hospital
  • 1999
  • Wagga Wagga Base Hospital
  • Concord Hospital
  • 1998
  • St George Private Hospital
  • Wollongong Hospital

 

Orthopaedic Service Training

  • 1997 – Sutherland Hospital
  • 1996 – Liverpool Hospital
  • 1995 – Westmead Hospital

 

Residency

  • St George Hospital
  • Albury Base Hospital
  • Canterbury Base
  • Sutherland Hospital

 

Internship

  • St George Hospital


Other Achievements

 

Award for Collective Commitment to Providing a Comprehensive Orthopaedic Teaching Programme for Nepean Hospital Medical School 2012

  • The University of Sydney

 

Greg Monaghan Award (Registrar Dedication to Teaching Liverpool Hospital)

  • 1997- Nominee

 

School Prefect

  • 1985

 

Academic Scholarship

  • Newington College 1980-1985

 

Winner of City of Sydney Chess Championship

  • 1980

 

Dux

  • Trinity Preparatory School 1976-1979

 

Music

  • Pianoforte to AMusA AMEB Examination 1986
  • Violin 7th Grade AMEB Examination
  • Songwriting and jazz improvisation


Continuing Professional Development

 

  • Conmed-Linvatec Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery Course, Oahu, USA – Aug 2012 & 2013
  • Factory Visit of Zimmer Trabecular Metal Implant, New Jersey, USA – Mar 2013
  • Arthrocare Arthroscopic Academy “Pushing the Frontiers of Shoulder Arthroscopy”, The Australian School of Advanced Medicine - Feb 2012 & 2013
  • Shoulder Symposium, Royal North Shore Hospital - 2010-2012
  • Annual Scientific Congress of The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - May 2012
  • Shoulder Zimmer Arthroplasty Update, Melbourne - Nov 2011
  • ISAKOS Biannual Meeting, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil - May 2011
  • SONS, Niseko, Japan - Jan 2010
  • AEI Medico-Dental-Legal Update, Maui, USA - June 2009
  • Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Las Vegas, USA - Feb 2009
  • Shoulder and Elbow Society of Australia (SESA) Biannual Meeting, Perth Australia - Nov 2008
  • Mitek Shoulder Institute Arthroscopy Course, Annecy, France - Oct 2008
  • Depuy Advanced Shoulder Course, Annecy, France - Oct 2008
  • Arthrex Current Concepts in Shoulder Surgery, Bangkok, Thailand – Feb 2008
  • Stryker Contemporary and Future Concepts of Trauma and Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty, Whistler BC Canada – Feb 2008
  • ISAKOS Biannual Meeting, Florence, Italy – May 2007
  • Stryker Contemporary and Future Concepts of Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty, Whistler BC Canada – Feb 2007
  • Shoulder and Elbow Society of Australia (SESA) Biannual Meeting, Victor Harbor – Nov 2006
  • Arthrex Cadaver Workshop Naples Florida USA – Aug 2006
  • Australian Orthopaedic Association Continuing Orthopaedic Education “The Knee and the Shoulder”, Sydney, Australia – Apr 2006
  • Stryker Contemporary and Future Concepts of Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty, Whistler BC Canada – Feb 2006
  • Smith and Nephew North American Hip and Knee Symposium. Copper Mountain, Colorado USA – Feb 2006
  • Smith & Nephew 18th Annual Winter Meeting, Palm Cove Cairns, Queensland – Jul 2005
  • Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Washington DC, USA – Feb 2005
  • Stryker Contemporary and Future Concepts of Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty, Whistler BC Canada – Feb 2005
  • Smith and Nephew North American Hip and Knee Symposium. Copper Mountain, Colorado USA – Feb 2005
  • Shoulder and Elbow Society of Australia Closed Meeting, Yarra Valley, Victoria – Nov 2004
  • Advances In Shoulder Surgery Device Technologies, Hamilton Island Queensland – Oct 2004
  • Depuy Meeting Sanctuary Cove Queensland – Apr 2004
  • Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, San Francisco, USA – Mar 2004
  • Contemporary Issues and Techniques in Orthopaedics (Depuy) Whistler, British Columbia, Canada – Feb 2004
  • Principle Based Fixation of Elbow Fractures Workshop, Calgary, Canada, Dr S. O’Driscoll – Feb 2003
  • Southern California Orthopaedic Institute (SCOI) CLASroom, Van Nuys, California, USA. S. Snyder M.D. - Feb 2003
  • Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, New Orleans, USA – Feb 2003
  • Zimmer Shoulder Days Course, Mt Sinai Hospital, New York, USA, E. Flatow & L. Bigliani M.D. May 2002
  • Contemporary Issues and Techniques in Orthopaedics (Depuy) Whistler, British Columbia, Canada – Mar 2002
  • Younger Fellows’ Preparation for Practice Course, RACS, Sydney – Nov 2001
  • Smith & Nephew 14th Annual Winter Meeting, Gold Coast, Queensland – Jul 2001
  • AOA COE Meeting, Gold Coast, Queensland - Jul 2000
  • Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Orlando, Florida, USA - Mar 2000
  • AOA COE Meeting, Terrigal - Nov 1999
  • AOA/NZOA Combined Scientific Meeting, Canberra - Oct 1997
  • AO Basic Course, Davos, Switzerland - Dec 1996
  • AOA/NZOA Combined Scientific Meeting, Perth - Oct 1996
  • Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Orlando, Florida, USA - Feb 1995


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