Adam Dalgleish Orthopaedic Surgeon Adam Dalgleish Orthopaedic Surgeon
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Mr. Adam Dalgleish



  • Saint Michaels, Auckland
  • Saint Bernards, Wellington


Sacred Heart College, Auckland 1981 - 1985


Auckland University 1986 – 1991

1983 School Certificate 1985 'A' Bursary
1989 Bachelor of Human Biology Auckland University ( B.H.B )
1992 Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.Ch.B) Auckland University
1994 F.R.A.C.S Part One M.C.Q.
1995 F.R.A.C.S Part One O.S.C.A.
1997 Part One F.R.A.C.S Orthopaedics
2000 Part Two F.R.A.C.S Orthopaedics

Orthopaedic Work Experience
1992 House Surgeon Middlemore Hospital, Auckland
1993 Senior House Officer Middlemore Hospital, Auckland
1994 Senior House Officer Middlemore Hospital, Auckland
1994 Basic Training Registrar, Orthopaedic Surgery Middlemore Hospital, Auckland
1995 Basic Training Registrar, Orthopaedics, Auckland Hospital
1996 Basic Training Registrar, Orthopaedics Dunedin Hospital
1997 Orthopaedic Training Registrar General Orthopaedics Whangarei Hospital
1998 Orthopaedic Training Registrar General & Paediatrics Middlemore Hospital, Auckland
1998 Orthopaedic Training Registrar Spine, Sports, Arthroplasty Auckland Hospital
1999 Orthopaedic Training Registrar Paediatrics Starship Hospital, Auckland
1999 Orthopaedic Training Registrar Orthopaedic Trauma Auckland Hospital
2000 Registrar Spine, Foot & Ankle Middlemore Hospital, Auckland
2000 Registrar Arthroplasty, Trauma Middlemore Hospital, Auckland
2001 Locum Orthopaedic Surgeon Hawkes Bay, New Zealand
2001 Locum Orthopaedic Surgeon Middlemore Hospital, New Zealand
2001 Knee Surgery Fellowship Melbourne, Australia - John Bartlett & Hayden Morris
2002 Orthopaedic Surgeon, Maroondah Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
2002 Shoulder Surgery Fellowship University of Texas San Antonio, USA Professor Charles Rockwood and Professor Michael Wirth
2003 Shoulder Surgery Fellowship St Marys, Charing Cross, Ravenscourt Park Hospitals and The Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth, London - Roger Emery & Andrew Wallace
2003 Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon St. Mary's Hospital Praed Street, Paddington, London
2004 to Present time Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Middlemore Hospital and Private Practice

Orthopaedic Awards
1998 Richards Registrar Award
1999 Zimmer Registrar Award
2000 Zimmer Travelling Fellow
2003 Kessel Prize, 2nd Place – ISAKOS 2003
Orthopaedic Publications
Successful Continuous Interscalene Analgesia for Ambulatory Shoulder Surgery in a Private Practice Setting. Michael J. Fredrickson, MD, Craig M. Ball, MD and Adam J. Dalgleish. Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, Vol. 33, No. 2 (March - April), 2008: pp 122-128
Analgesic Effectiveness of a Continuous Versus Single-Injection Interscalene Block for Minor Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery. Michael J. Fredrickson, MD, Craig M. Ball, MD, and Adam J. Dalgleish, MD. Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine & Volume 00, Number 00, Month 2009
A Prospective Randomized Comparison of Ultrasound Guidance Versus Neurostimulation for Interscalene Catheter Placement. Michael J. Fredrickson, MD,*Þ Craig M. Ball, MD, and Adam J. Dalgleish. Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine & Volume 34, Number 5, September-October 2009

Orthopaedic Research / Presentations

1995 Primary Total Hip Replacement for Acute Femoral Neck Fractures,         Auckland Hospital Presented NZOA 1995
1998 Distal Biceps Rupture, Middlemore Hospital, Winner Richards Registrar Prize
1999 Spinal Fusion in Chondrodysplasia Punctata, Starship Childrens Hospital
2000 Lis-Franc Injuries - long term clinical and radiological follow up Middlemore Hospital  
2002 Cementless Tibial Baseplate fixation Porous Coated v Hydroxyapatite with John Bartlett,  Warringal Hospital, Melbourne, Australia - presented New Zealand Knee Society
2002 Posterolateral tibial chondral injury in A.C.L. Rupture with Hayden Morris Mercy Hospital, Melbourne, Australia - Presented ISAKOS 2003 - Second place Lipman Kessel prize 2003
2003 Delta TSJR – early experience in UK with Roger Emery, A. Wallace, A. Forester. Presented at Delta Users Group Wrightington 2003 and ICSES Washington
2003 Proximal humeral fractures: A new classification with Roger Emery and Adie Majed –  Presented BESS 2003 and 2003 Nice Shoulder Meeting
2005 Frozen Shoulder - New Zealand Shoulder & Elbow Society, Fiji

Presented at Global Shoulder Users Group Nelson, New Zealand

  1. Arthroscopic Stabilisation with the Bioknotless Anchor
  2. The Anteriosuperior Approach for Reverse Shoulder replacement
  3. Total Shoulder Replacement: Glenoid Exposure
2009 Delta 3.2 Reverse Shoulder Early results 20 consecutive cases 2004-2006 New Zealand Shoulder and Elbow Society, Queenstown.
2009 1/ The Biceps Tendon in Anatomic TSA + Reverse TSA  and 2/ Glenoid Cementing Technique. North Shore Hospital Shoulder Symposium, Sydney, Australia.

Surgical + Medical Experience

6 Months General Surgery House Surgeon
3 Months Psychiatry House Surgeon
3 Months Emergency Department House Surgeon
3 Months General Medical House Surgeon
6 Months General Surgery Registrar

Surgical Elective

  • General and Endocrine Surgery
    Addenbrookes Hospital Cambridge, England

Sporting Achievements

1980 Schoolboy Rugby + Cricket Representative
Hutt Valley Region, Wellington
1985 Sacred Heart College 1st XV Rugby
1985 Sacred Heart College 1st XI Cricket
1985 Sacred Heart Golf Team
1986/87 Auckland Marist Rugby Club
Under 19 Auckland Club Champions 1987


  • Golf - Handicap 12
  • Skiing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Cycling
  • Travel
  • Tramping
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