Dr Munjed Al Muderis

Academic and Professional Experience


A / Prof Al Muderis graduated from Baghdad College High School (The American Jesuit) in 1991. He studied medicine at Baghdad University from 1991 to 1997.

His first job in Australia was at Mildura Base Hospital as Emergency Unit and Orthopedic Resident. Four months later, he moved to Melbourne as Registrar of Surgery at Austin Repatriation Hospital.

His career then took him to Wollongong hospital, where he spent a year as an unaccredited orthopedic registrar, followed by a year at the Canberra hospital.

A/Prof Al Muderis joined the Australian Orthopedic Training Program in 2004 as part of the Sydney NSW Orthopedic Training Scheme and was awarded his surgical fellowship, FRACS (Orth), in 2008.

He completed three post specialization scholarships. First, he attended a six-month national fellowship in Sydney with Dr. Ali Gursel in Lower Limb Arthroplasty at Sydney Adventist Hospital and Baulkham Hills Hospitals. He then moved abroad to Berlin, Germany, where he completed a nine-month fellowship in hip and knee arthroplasty with Prof. Dr. Med. Jorg Scholz at the Emil von Behring Hospital, a teaching hospital of the School of Charitable Medicine. His third training was a three-month fellowship with Prof. Dr. Med. Axel Ekkernkamp at the Unfallkrankenhaus Berlin (UKB), also a teaching hospital of the Charite School of Medicine.

During A/Prof Al Muderis's time in Europe, he attended several short-term courses and workshops, including:

  • A two-week intensive workshop on hip resurfacing with Dr. Gerdesmyer, Principal Designer of the Onlay Hip Resurfacing System at the Sankt Elisabeth Kranhenhaus Kiel, Germany
  • Anterior Approach Hip Arthroplasty Using the Harmonic Scalpel with Dr. Marcus Michel, the designer of the MIS Hip Arthroplasty Anterior Approach in Bern, Switzerland
  • The Anterior Approach Hip Arthroplasty Hip Surgery Workshop Using a Traction Device with Dr. Stephane Denjean in Lyon, France
  • The Endo-Exo Prosthetics Workshop with Dr. Grundi and Dr. H Aschoff in Lubeck, Germany
  • Workshop on tumor prosthesis implantation techniques and total femur replacement with Professor Ashel in Nuremberg, Germany.
A/Prof Al Muderis began his private practice in 2010 and is currently appointed as a Clinical Professor at Macquarie University Hospital and T School of Advanced Medicine in Australia. He also has appointments at Sydney Adventist Hospital and Norwest Private Hospital.

A/Prof Al Muderis sees patients at his clinics at Macquarie University, Bella Vista and Sydney Adventist Hospital.

He specializes in hip, knee, and trauma surgery, with a special interest in hip arthroscopy, resurfacing, minimally invasive hip arthroplasty, knee arthroplasty, and reconstruction of recurrent patellar dislocations. He is also a world leading surgeon in the field of osseointegration surgery.

In 2014, his memoir Walking Free was published by Allen and Unwin.

He currently lives in Sydney with his wife Irina, a general practitioner, his two daughters and, of course, his pet, a black poodle named Mozart.

Doctor Munjed al Muderis