Dr MacDessi is the chairman of Orthopaedics at St George Private Hospital, the Director Of Research and Education and founding partner ofSydney Knee Specialists, Austtralia. Dr MacDessi specialises in knee replacement and knee sports medicine surgery. He is a leading researcher in evolving techniques in knee replacement surgery and has extensive experience in the field of cartilage restoration surgery, osteotomy and ligament reconstruction.
Dr MacDessi has appointments at St George Private Hospital and Canterbury Public Hospital. Dr. MacDessi graduated in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Sydney in 1995 and was the recipient of the William Henry and Eliza Sharp Prize for Clinical Surgery. He was awarded the Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) in Orthopaedic Surgery in 2004.
Dr. MacDessi was the Knee and Hip Reconstruction Fellow at the Hospital for Special Surgery, New York in 2005-06, where he sub-specialised in the field of knee arthroplasty and reconstructive surgery. During this time, Dr. MacDessi worked with leading authorities in the field of knee surgery. He has co-authored a text on minimally invasive knee surgery, has multiple publications in the field of knee surgery and is on the reviewer for several international orthopaedic journals. He is a member of the Australian Orthopaedic Association, the Australian Knee Society, the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Sports Medicine and the Australian Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons.