Ann Maria Byrne Elbow Surgeon

Ann-Maria Byrne

  • Elbow Surgery
  • Wrist Surgery
  • Hand Surgery
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Sports Injuries
  • Joint Replacement
Ms Ann-Maria Byrne is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon and upper limb specialist.  She has a special interest in elbow, wrist and hand surgery, including open and arthroscopic surgery.
Ann-Maria graduated from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in 2001. During her undergraduate years, she spent time studying in surgery in the Mayo Clinic Rochester Minnesota, USA and following receiving first class honours in medicine and surgery, she was awarded the Johnston-Willis Scholarship to study in Richmond, Virginia, USA. During her postgraduate training, she completed the RCSI Irish National Training Programme in Trauma and Orthoapedics. She went on to fellowship training at the Wrightington Upper Limb Unit, UK where she was exposed to a range of upper limb problems and their surgical management. She continued her fellowship training at the Antwerp Orthopaedic Centre, Belgium where she trained in the treatment of hand, wrist and forearm injuries. She also worked there with Professor Dokter Roger van Riet, training in the management of elbow injuries, elbow arthroscopy, joint replacement and complex upper limb reconstruction in patients of all ages.
She has published several book chapters and peer review articles in the surgical literature.
• Elbow, Wrist & Hand Sports Surgery Fellowship,
Antwerp Orthopaedic Centre, Antwerp, Belgium
•  Wrightington Upper Limb Surgery Fellowship,
     Wrightington Hospital, UK
• Higher Surgical Training Programme in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery,
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
• Undergraduate Medical Training,
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
• FRCS (Trauma & Orth), Intercollegiate Boards of the Royal College of Surgeons
• MRCS, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
• MB, BAO, BCh, LRCSPI (Honours), NUI/Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
• BA in Psychology (Honours), Trinity College Dublin
• MA (by thesis), Trinity College Dublin
• Dip LS, DIT College of Commerce, Dublin
• LGSM (Honours)
· Biomet Sports Medicine Fellowship
·  IOFAS  Best  Research Paper Award
·  1st Place Orthopaedics Final Professional Examination,  RCSI
·  Silver Medal and 1st place Behavioural Science, 1st Professional Examinations,
        RCSI
 · Silver Medal and 1st place International Health and Tropical Medicine, Final
       Professional Examinations, RCSI.
· Boulos Hanna Scholarship, Health Services Research Centre, RCSI
· Johnston-Willis Hospital/Bouchier-Hayes Scholarship, Richmond, Virginia, USA.
Dr Ronan Kearney SSC

Ronan Kearney

Dr Ronan Kearney [FFSEM, MFSEM (UK), MB, BCh, BAO, MICGP, MSc (SEM), Dip (MSK, FIFA, Occ. H)] is a Consultant Sports and Exercise Medicine Physician at the Sports Surgery Clinic, Dublin alongside sporting roles with Sport Ireland Institute, European Tour Golf and Louth GAA.

He completed undergraduate medical training at the Royal College of Surgeons Ireland. After working across a number of Orthopaedic and Emergency Medicine roles in Ireland and Australia, he completed an MSc in Sports and Exercise Medicine at Trinity College Dublin. Subsequently he undertook General Practice training at RCSI/Dublin before completing Higher Specialist Training in Sports and Exercise Medicine with the Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine (RCSI/RCPI).

Dr Kearney has worked as Team Doctor across a number of sports including: Soccer (Rep. of Ireland Men’s U18, U21, Rep. of Ireland Women’s U16, Women’s National Senior Team, Shamrock Rovers FC), Rugby (Trinity Rugby, Easts Rugby Union Brisbane), GAA (Louth GAA, Castlebar Mitchells), Athletics (Sport Ireland Institute, Dublin Marathon Series) and Rowing (Commercial Rowing Club Dublin). He has also been an Expedition Doctor on Mount Kilimanjaro and has worked as Medical Officer at multiple European Tour golf events.

He is an Associate Editor for the BMJ Open Sport and Exercise Medicine Journal having previously held the role of Lead Author for Education from other Journals section of the British Journal of Sports Medicine. He is a Sports and Exercise Medicine lecturer to the MSc Sports and Exercise Medicine (Trinity College Dublin) and Paramedic Studies (University of Limerick) postgraduate courses. He is Chairman of the Gaelic Athletic Medical Association, Secretary of the Football Association of Ireland Medical Committee as well as member of the Irish Society of Lifestyle Medicine and FSEM Education Committee.

Ronan is an active sportsman having previously played underage intercounty gaelic football for Louth and now enjoys running, cycling, hiking and golfing.

Professor Cathal Moran SSC

Professor Cathal J Moran

Professor Cathal Moran is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Sports Surgery Clinic and the Professor and Chair of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine at Trinity College Dublin. He specialises in Knee Surgery and Shoulder Surgery. His sub-specialty interest is in sports injuries, including ACL reconstruction, cartilage injury, meniscus surgery, rotator cuff repair and shoulder stabilisation surgery. He also performs Shoulder Replacement and Knee Replacement Surgery.
Professor Moran completed his training in the Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Shoulder Fellowship at Hospital for Special Surgery and Cornell Medical College in New York, the Cartilage Repair Centre at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, and Antwerp Orthopaedic Centre in Belgium.  He has worked extensively with professional athletes and teams across Ireland, the US and Europe. He is a Principal Investigator at Trinity Centre for Bioengineering, RCSI Bioengineering and AMBER research centres, as well as a lead surgeon for SSC’s participation in international multi-centre clinical trials. He links this research to the development new options for cartilage and ligament injury at Sports Surgery Clinic.

Knee Surgery:                                   

ACL Reconstruction
Ligament Repair
Cartilage/Meniscus Repair & Replacement
Osteotomy / Alignment Surgery
Knee Replacement
Shoulder Surgery:
Rotator Cuff
Biceps & Labrum
Shoulder Instability Surgery
Shoulder Replacement
• Orthopaedic Sports Medicine & Shoulder Fellowship Program,
Hospital for Special Surgery & Weil Cornell Medical College, New York
Knee & Shoulder Sports Surgery Fellowship,
Antwerp Orthopaedic Centre, Antwerp, Belgium
• Cartilage Repair Visiting Fellowship, Brigham & Women’s Hospital
Harvard Medical School
• Higher Surgical Training Programme in Orthopaedic Surgery,
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
MFSEM, RCSI
FRCS (Tr & Orth)
MD, National University of Ireland, Galway (Research Doctorate)
MB, BAO, BCh, NUI, Galway (Medical School Degree)
BSc in Pharmacology, NUIG & University of California San Francisco
PhD, Biological Augmentation / Tissue Engineering in Cartilage Repair
NUI Galway
  • European Society for Sports Traumatology and Knee Surgery
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • International Cartilage Repair Society
  • Irish-American Orthopaedic Society
  • ESSKA DePuy Synthes Degenerative Joint Fellowship
  • Biomet Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship
  • International Cartilage Repair Society (ICRS) & Zimmer Cartilage Travelling Fellowship
  • The President’s Gold Medal, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
  • National Orthopaedic Residents Prize, Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital (Joint Winner)
  • National Specialist Registrar Academic Fellowship Programme
  • Clinician-Scientist Training Award from HRB & HSE
  • Prize Session Winner, Annual Meeting of Association of Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland (ASGBI)
  • First Place RCSI Basic Surgical Training Program
  • Graduate Student Fellowship, University of California, San Francisco
  • HRB Science Degree Scholarship for Medical Undergraduates
  • Health Research Board Student Research Scholarship
  • National Gold Medal in Pharmacology, Irish Universities
In addition to his research role as a lead surgeon for SSC’s participation in international multi-centre clinical trials, Professor Moran is a Principal Investigator at Trinity Centre for Bioengineering, RCSI Bioengineering and AMBER research centres. He links research at these centres to the development new options for cartilage and ligament injury at Sports Surgery Clinic.  Professor Moran has completed orthopaedics and sports medicine research training at the Regenerative Medicine Institute (REMEDI) in Ireland; University of California, San Francisco; UC Irvine,California;  Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota; and Hospital for Special Surgery / Weill Cornell Medical College in New York.  He has published over 50 papers and given over 200 presentations.
Selected publications include:
Moran CJ, Pascual-Garrido C, Potter H, Chubinskaya S, Cole BJ, Rodeo SA.
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014 Feb 19;96(4):336-44.
Fabricant PD, Taylor SA, McCarthy MM, Moran CJ, Kang RW, Cordasco FA
J Bone Joint Surgery, February 2015, Vol 3, Issue 2.
Moran, CJ, Busilacchi,A., Lee CA, Athanasiou, KA., Verdonk, PC
Arthroscopy. 2015 Feb 14. pii: S0749-8063(14)00976-1.

Clinical Application of Scaffolds for Partial Meniscus Replacement

Moran CJ, Withers D, Kurzweil P,  Verdonk PC
Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Review. 2015.
Accepted – PDF Copy Available from Authors.

Cell distribution and regenerative activity following meniscus replacement.

Moran CJ, Atmaca S, Declercq HA, Cornelissen MJ, Verdonk PC.
Int Orthop. 2014 Sep;38(9):1937-44.
PMID: 24993651
Extra-articular Augmentation of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction:  The Monoloop Procedure
Moran CJ, Lagae KC, Verdonk PC, Declercq G
ESSKA Book, 2014
Meniscus Extrusion Following Meniscus Allograft Transplantation
De Coninck T, Moran CJ, Huysse W, Verdonk R, Verstraete K, Verdonk PC
ESSKA Book, 2014
Arthroscopic Meniscal Allograft Transplantation With Soft Tissue Fixation Through Bone Tunnels
Peter Verdonk, Tim Spalding, Ben Parkinson, Cathal Moran
ESSKA Book, 2014
Moran CJ, Verdonk PC, Lagae KC, Declercq G
Arthroscopy Journal – Accepted July 2014
A History of Meniscus Surgery; From Ancient Times to the 21st Century
Cathal J Moran, Berardo di Matteo; Vittorio Tarabella,; M Marcacci, Rene Verdonk
KSSTA – Accepted July 2014
Moran CJ, Barry FP, Shannon FJ, Maher SA, Rodeo SA.
American Journal of Sports Medicine. 2012 Apr;40(4):934-44
Gene-modified mesenchymal stem cells express functionally active nerve growth factor on an engineered poly lactic glycolic acid (PLGA) substrate.
Rooney GE, Moran CJ, McMahon SS, Ritter T, Maenz M, Flügel A, Dockery P, O’Brien T, Howard L, Windebank AJ, Barry FP.  Tissue Eng Part A. 2008 May;14(5):681-90
Neurotrophic Factor-Expressing Mesenchymal Stem Cells Survive Transplantation into the Contused Spinal Cord without Differentiating into Neural Cells. Rooney GE, McMahon SS, Ritter T, Garcia Y, Moran C, Madigan NN, Fluegel A, Dockery P, O’Brien T, Howard L, Windebank AJ, Barry F. Tissue Eng Part A. 2009 Oct;15(10):3049-59.
Moran CJ, Shannon FJ, Barry FP, O Byrne JM, O Brien T, Curtin W.
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery (Br); 2010
Sept; 92(9); 1195-1202
Colin Riordan SSC

Colin Riordan

Mr Colin Riordan is a consultant hand and plastic surgeon whose main area of practice is hand and wrist surgery including arthroscopic surgery.
Mr Riordan graduated from Trinity College Dublin in 1996. Following completion of basic surgical training he travelled to the USA to complete a research fellowship at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. His research, which focused primarily on denervated wound healing won many awards including the Ortho McNeill Outstanding Young Investigator Award 2001, Glancy Bowl Award (Perpetual Silver Bowl) and the Gasper W. Anastasi Award.
On return to Ireland he completed his higher surgical training in Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery sitting the FRCSI(plast) examination in 2007. He then undertook further fellowships in hand and wrist surgery at the Pulvertaft Hand Unit in Derby, UK, in Malmö, Sweden and Stockholm, Sweden (Plastic Surgery).

Mr Riordan returned to Ireland in 2008 and commenced practice as a hand surgeon in Blackrock Clinic, initially joining and then taking over Mr John Varian’s hand surgery practice on his retirement.   Mr Riordan was secretary of the Irish Hand Surgery Society from 2010-2015 and continues to present and lecture at hand surgery meetings both in Ireland and internationally. He has published numerous peer review articles in the surgical literature.

Hand and Wrist Surgery  FESSH Travelling Fellowship
Malmö Centre for Hand Surgery, Malmö, Sweden
Hand and Wrist Surgery Fellowship
Pulvertaft Hand Unit, Derby, UK
Plastic Surgery Fellowship
Akademikliniken Stockholm, Sweden
Higher Surgical Training Programme in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
Vanderbilt University Research Fellowship
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, USA
Undergraduate Training
Trinity College Dublin
Best Research Paper presented at the American Association of Hand Surgeons Annual Meeting, Puerto Rico, USA, January 2007.
Federation of the European Societies for Surgery of the Hand (FESSH) Travelling Fellowship/Scholar 2006
Best Research Paper presented at the Irish Hand Society Annual Meeting, Cappagh, Dublin, April 2002
Ortho McNeill Outstanding Young Investigator Award 2001.
Glancy Bowl Award (Perpetual Silver Bowl)
Gasper W. Anastasi Award
Mr Mihai Vioreanu Sports Surgery Clinic

Mihai Vioreanu

Mr. Mihai Vioreanu is an Irish trained Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with expertise in knee and hip surgery obtained in Canada and Australia.
After graduating with honors from the University of Medicine and Pharmacy ‘Victor Babes’ Timisoara, Romania Mihai moved to Dublin where he completed his Specialty Training in Orthopaedic Surgery in RCSI.
He pursued further sub-specialized training in Primary and Revision Hip and Knee Replacement at the world-renowned Arthroplasty Centre in Vancouver, Canada. He then travelled to Sydney, Australia during 2013 and 2014 to perform sports knee surgery (i.e. ACL reconstruction, tibial osteotomies, patello-femoral reconstruction) under the supervision and guidance of Dr. Justin Roe and Prof. Leo Pinczewski. During this time he was awarded the ESSKA–APKASS Travelling Fellowship facilitating him to visit some of the best centers in Sports Surgery in Asia-Pacific (China, Hong-Kong, New-Zealand, Australia and Japan).
Along with developing his orthopaedic surgical career Mihai also played international rugby and represented Romania at two Rugby World Cups, 1999 in Ireland and 2003 in Australia.
Mr. Vioreanu is highly involved in clinical research. He attended over 40 international courses and meetings and has published a number of high quality clinical studies, book chapters and surgical techniques. A keen teacher, he was the first Orthopaedic Lecturer in RCSI where he designed and delivered a musculoskeletal program for medical students.

Mr. Vioreanu recently joined Sports Surgery Clinic, bringing the latest innovations and experience in knee and hip surgery from North America and Australia.

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  • Sports Knee Fellowship, North Sydney Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Centre, Sydney, Australia. (2014)
  • Adult Reconstructive Fellowship, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. (2013)
  • Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons, FRCSI(Tr&Orth) – Higher Surgical Training, RCSI, Ireland. (2012)
  • Professional Certificate in Healthcare Management Practice – Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School, UCD, Ireland. (2012)
  • Master in Surgery, MCh – University College Dublin, Ireland. (2008)
  • Postgraduate Diploma, Applied Biomechanics – Strathclyde University, Glasgow, UK. (2007)
  • Member of Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, MRCSI – Basic Surgical Training, RCSI, Ireland. (2005)
  • Medical Doctor (Hons), MD – University of Medicine and Pharmacy ‘Victor Babes’ Timisoara, Romania. (1999)
  • Best Poster Award, APKASS Congress, Nara, Japan 2014
  • ESSKA / APKASS Asia-Pacific Travelling Felowship 2014
  • OMEGA Fellowship Grant – Vancouver, Canada 2012 – 2013
  • Irish Institute of Orthopaedic Surgery Educational Grant 2012
  • Irish Orthopaedic Association Educational Grant 2012
  • Irish Institute of Orthopaedic Surgery Educational Grant 2012
  • DePuy Travelling Fellowship, Bordeaux, France 2010
  • RCSI Ethicon Foundation Travel Grant, Bologna, Italy 2009
  • 2014 – Visiting Fellow, Brisbane Orthopaedics Sports Medicine Centre (Dr. Peter Myers)
  • 2014 ESSKA-APKASS Travelling Fellowship
Hong-Kong (Prof. KM Chan)
Auckland (Dr. Mark Clatworthy & Dr. Matt Brick)
Melbourne (Dr. Tim Whitehead, Prof. Julian Feller & Prof. John Bartlett)
Sydney (Dr. David Parker & Dr. Justin Roe)
  • 2013-2014 Clinical Fellow, Sports & Arthroplasty Knee Surgery, NSOSMC & AOA, Sydney, Australia (Dr. Justin Roe & Prof. Leo Pinczewski)
  • 2012-2013 Clinical Felllow in Adult Reconstruction, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. (Prof. Clive Duncan, Prof. Bas Masri, Dr. Nelson Greidanus & Prof. Don Garbuz)
  • 2006-2012 Specialist Registrar in Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery, RCSI, Dublin
  • 2009 Ethicon RCSI Travelling Fellowship to Rizolli Orthopaedic Institute, Bologna, Italy. (Prof. Maurillio Marcacci & Prof. Stefano Zaffagnini)
  • 2005-2006 Lecturer in Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery, RCSI, Dublin.
  • 2002-2005 Senior House Officer, Basic Surgerical Training, Mater Misericordae & St Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin.

PUBLISHED SCIENTIFIC ARTICLES AND BOOK CHAPTERS

An Acetabular Liner with Focal Constraint for Prevention of Dislocation After THA: Evaluation of 82 Consecutive Cases JT Munro, MH Vioreanu, CP Duncan, BA Masri. Clin Orthop Relat Res.2013 Feb 2.
A posterior intra-focal wire assists reduction of the oblique, extension supracondylar fracture of the humerus in children. M. Vioreanu, J.F. Baker, R. Gul J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong). 2013 Apr;21(1):110-2.
Design, implementation and prospective evaluation of a new interactive musculoskeletal module for medical students. M. Vioreanu, B. J. O’Daly, M. J. Shelly, B. D. Devitt, J.M. O’Byrne. Ir J Med Sci. 2012 Oct 6.
Clostridium perfringens infection complicating periprosthetic fracture fixation about the hip: successful treatment with early aggressive debridement. Baker JF, Vioreanu MH, Harty JA. Hip Int. 2012 Feb 16:0.doi:10.5301/HIP.2012.9046.
Smith Petersen Vitallium mould arthroplasty – a 62 year follow-up. J. Baker, M. Vioreanu, H. Khan J Bone Joint Surg Br.2011 Sep;93(9):1285-6. PMID: 2191154
Olecranon fractures in the elderly. Is tension band wiring the right treatment? S. Umer, M. Vioreanu, P Fleming. Injury Extra 01/2011; 42(9):122-123. DOI:10.1016/j.injury.2011.06.278
Double-talus sign? J. F. Baker, M. H. Vioreanu, H. A. Khan Injury Extra, Volume 42, Issue 12, December 2011, Pages 201-202.
Cobalt ions induce chemokine secretion in a variety of systemic cell lines. Devitt BM, Queally, M, Vioreanu M, Butler JS, Murray D, Doran PP, O’Byrne JM. Acta Orthop. 2010 Dec;81(6):756-64.
Intra-operative imaging technique to aid safe placement of screws in percuteanous fixation of pelvic and acetabular fractures. M. Vioreanu, K. J. Mulhall Acta Orthopaedica Belgica, No 3, Vol. 77/3, June 2011
“Between the Jigs and the Reels” Bilateral Metatarsal Phalangeal stress fractures in a young Irish dancer. E. O’Halloran, M. Vioreanu, B. Padinjarathala Clin J Sport Med. 2011 May 10.
Book Chapter “ Upper Limb Injuries” in Sports Emergencies. Management Scenarios. M. Vioreanu, H. Mullett – Chapter Authors Churchill Livingstone. ISBN: 9780443068652

Book Chapter “ Chest Problems” in Sports Emergencies. Management Scenarios. M. Vioreanu, S. P. Gaine – Chapter Authors Churchill Livingstone. ISBN: 9780443068652

Less Invasive innominate osteotomy. Chukwunyerenwa CK, Sehgal R, Vioreanu M, Doyle F, Molony D, McCormack D. J Pediatr Orthop B. 2010 Jul;19(4):318-22.PMID: 20375913
Heelys and Street Gliders injuries; a new type of paediatric injuries M Vioreanu, E Sheehan, A Glynn, N Cassidy, M Stephens, D McCormack Pediatrics. 2007 Jun;119(6):e1294-8. PMID: 17545360
Early mobilisation in removable cast compared with immobilisation in cast after operative treatment of ankle fractures. A prospective randomised study. Vioreanu M, Dudeney S, Kelly E, Hurson B, O’Rourke K, Quinlan W. Foot Ankle Int. 2007 Jan; 28(1):13-9,

Displaced ankle fractures in the geriatric population: operative or non-operative treatment. Vioreanu M, Brophy S, Dudeney S, Kelly E, Hurson B, O’Rourke K, Quinlan W. Foot and Ankle Surg. 2007 Jan; 13(1):10-14,

HIV1 Protease Inhibitors Selectively Induce Inflammatory Chemokine Expression in Primary Human Osteoblasts. A Patricelli, M Vioreanu, P. Doran, W.G. Powderly Antiviral Res. 2007 Jan 9.
The role and structure of medical team in modern rugby M Vioreanu. Sport Med Jour, Journal of Romanian Sports Medicine Association, 6: 326-328, 2006
Vertebral fractures and concomitant fractures of the sternum. M Vioreanu, J Quinlan, I Robertson, J O’Byrne. Int Orthop. 2005 Dec; 29(6):339-42. Epub 2005 Aug 5.
Surgical Management of an Osteoporotic Spinal Fracture with Delayed Onset Paraplegia. M Vioreanu, P Connolly, D McCormack. Eur J of Orthop Surg and Traumatol, 15: 313-315.2005
Functional Outcome Following Traumatic Spondilolisthesis of the Axis. European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology
I Robertson, M Vioreanu, G O’Toole, J O’Byrne.
Gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GISTs): insights from a new familial GIST kindred with unusual genetic and pathological features
O’Riain C, Corless CL, Heinrich MC, Keegan D, Vioreanu M, Maguire D, Sheahan K. Am J Surg Pathol. 2005 Dec; 29(12):1680-3.
Traumatic transection of innominate artery. D Veerasingam, M Vioreanu , J McCarthy , O’Donoghue Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2003 Dec;2(4):569-71.

INTERNATIONAL PRESENTATIONS

Canadian Orthopaedic Association Meeting, Montreal, Canada, June 2014. Wagner Cone Stems in Primary THA for Developmental Dysplasia and Other Deformities of the Proximal  Femur. M. Vioreanu, D.S. Garbuz, N.V. Greidanus, B.A. Masri, C.P. Duncan (Poster)
Canadian Orthopaedic Association Meeting, Montreal, Canada, June 2014. Field Testing the Unified Classification System for Periprosthetic Fractures Affecting the Pelvis in Association with Hip Replacement Arthroplasty: An International Collaboration. M. Vioreanu, F. Haddad,  C.P. Duncan (Poster)
ESSKA – APKASS Travelling Fellowship, Hong-Kong, Auckland, Melbourne & Sydney Invited Lecture, Assessment of conservatively “healed” ACL when combined with MCL injury. M. Vioreanu, L. Salmon, A. Walter, J. Roe, L. Pinczewski
Mater Orthopaedic Research Day. Sydney, Australia, November 2013. Ten year comparison of Oxidized Zirconium & Cobalt-Chrome Femoral Components in Total Knee Arthroplasty. A Randomised Controlled Trial. M. Vioreanu, L. Salmon, A. Walter, J. Roe, L. Pinczewski
Canadian Orthopaedic Association Meeting, Winnipeg, ON, Canada, June 2013 Tapered Fluted Modular Titanium Stems for the Management of Vancouver B2 and B3
Fractures after Hip Replacement M. Vioreanu, JT Munro, B. Masri, N. Greidanus, D. Garbuz, C. Duncan
Canadian Orthopaedic Association Meeting, Winnipeg, ON, Canada, June 2013 An Acetabular Liner with Focal Constraint: A Review of 82 Consecutive Cases. M. Vioreanu, JT Munro, B. Masri, N. Greidanus, D. Garbuz, C. Duncan
Annual Meeting Juan De Fuca Association, Victoria, BC, Canada, May 2013 The Wagner Cone Stem for the Challenging Femur in Hip Replacement M. Vioreanu, B. Masri, N. Greidanus, D. Garbuz, C. Duncan
Orthopaedic Research Day, UBC, Vancouver, Canada, April 2013 The Unified Classification System to Describe Fractures of the Pelvis Associated with Hip Arthroplasty. An International Evaluation. M. Vioreanu, B. Masri, N. Greidanus, D. Garbuz, C. Duncan
Grand Rounds, Orthopaedic Surgery, UBC, Vancouver, Canada, February 2013. Trunnion Disease in Hip Replacement M. Vioreanu, M. Whitehouse, D. Garbuz, C. Duncan
American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Summer Meeting, San Diego, USA, July 2006. Displaced Ankle Fractures in the Geriatric Population: Operative or Non-operative treatment. Vioreanu M, Brophy S, Dudeney S, Kelly E, Hurson B, O’Rourke K, Quinlan W.
American Orthopaedic Association Meeting. Foot and Ankle Speciality Day, New Orleans, USA, March 2005 Early mobilisation in removable cast compared with immobilisation in cast after operative treatment of ankle fractures. A prospective randomised study. Vioreanu M, Dudeney S, Kelly E, Hurson B, O’Rourke K, Quinlan W.
Romanian Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (SOROT) Meeting, Bucharest, Romania, October 2005. Early mobilisation in removable cast compared with immobilisation in cast after operative treatment of ankle fractures. A prospective randomised study. Vioreanu M, Dudeney S, Kelly E, Hurson B, O’Rourke K, Quinlan W.
Romanian Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (SOROT) Meeting, Bucharest, Romania, October 2005. Displaced Ankle Fractures in the Geriatric Population: Operative or Non-operative treatment. Vioreanu M, Brophy S, Dudeney S, Kelly E, Hurson B, O’Rourke K, Quinlan W.
Romanian Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (SOROT) Meeting, Bucharest, Romania, October 2005.Percutaneous Achilles Tendon Repair – A novel surgical technique. Comparison of open and modified percutaneous repair of Achilles tendon ruptures. Vioreanu M, Brophy S, Quinlan W, O’Rourke K.
British Orthopaedic Organisation (BOA) Meeting, Birmingham, UK, September 2005.Early mobilisation in removable cast compared with immobilisation in cast after operative treatment of ankle fractures. A prospective randomised study. Vioreanu M, Dudeney S, Kelly E, Hurson B, O’Rourke K, Quinlan W.
British Orthopaedic Organisation (BOA) Meeting, Birmingham, UK, September 2005.Functional Outcome Following Traumatic Spondilolisthesis of the Axis.Vioreanu M, Robertson I, Connelly P, O’Toole G, O’Byrne J.
British Trauma Society Meeting, Athens, Greece, October 2005. Early mobilisation in removable cast compared with immobilisation in cast after operative treatment of ankle fractures. A prospective randomised study. Vioreanu M, Dudeney S, Kelly E, Hurson B, O’Rourke K, Quinlan W.
British Trauma Society Meeting, Athens, Greece, October 2005.Displaced Ankle Fractures in the Geriatric Population: Operative or Non-operative treatment. Vioreanu M, Brophy S, Dudeney S, Kelly E, Hurson B, O’Rourke K, Quinlan W.

XXIII SICOT/ SIROT Triennial World Congress, Istanbul, Turkey, September 2005 A Review of 4h column vertebral fractures M. Vioreanu, J. Quinlan, I. Robertson, J. O’Byrne

Mihai’s previous participation in sport at a high level greatly enhanced his insight in treating the injured athlete both before surgery and during the rehabilitation period.
Mihai played 32 test matches for Romania and participated in two Rugby World Cup tournaments.
He joined De La Salle Palmerston RFC in Dublin and played for five seasons while training as a surgeon.
He also had the chance to play in the Dublin Hospitals Cup competition, representing each hospital where he was working at the time.