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Hayden Morris

Orthopaedic Surgeon
Olympic Park Campus
MBBS Dip. Anat. FRACS F.A. Ortho A


Hayden Morris trained in medicine at the University of Melbourne and graduated in 1983. During basic surgical training, Hayden spent one year at the University of Melbourne as anatomy and physiology tutor.

Hayden underwent orthopaedic training in Victoria and was admitted to the Royal Australian College of Surgeons in 1992. He then undertook overseas study in Europe, Britain and the USA, specialising in musculo-skeletal oncology and knee surgery.

Hayden specialises in surgery of the knee. He performs over 1,200 procedures per year and is an expert in the traditional fields of arthroscopy, reconstruction and knee replacement surgery. He is also at the forefront of newer techniques, including autologous cartilage implantation and meniscal replacement, and has developed a new minimally invasive knee replacement.

Hayden is a director of the Melbourne Knee Fellowship, responsible for training overseas specialists in the art of knee surgery. He is also a regular presenter at local, national and international forums.


MBBS Dip. Anat. FRACS F.A. Ortho A

Research / Publications

Predictors and effects of patellofemoral pain followinghamstring-tendon ACL reconstruction Adam G. Culvenor, Natalie J. Collins, Bill Vicenzino, Jill L. Cook, Timothy S. Whitehead, Hayden G. Morris, Kay M. Crossley. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport J Sci Med Sport (2015)
The effects of knee injury on skeletal muscle function, Na +, K + - ATPase content, and isoform abundance; Ben D Perry, Pazit Levinger, Hayden G Morris, Aaron C Petersen, Andrew P Garnham, Itamar Levinger, Michael J McKenna, Physiological Reports. 02/2015; 3(2): e12294
Is patellofemoral alignment and morphology related to patellofemoral osteoarthritis as early as one year after anterior cruciate ligaments reconstruction? E.M. Macri, A.G. Culvenor, T. Russell, K.M. Khan, T.S. Whitehead, H.G. Morris, K.M. Crossley; Osteoarthritis and Cartilage 04/2014; 22:S253. DOI: 10.1016/j.joca.2014.02.483. 4.66 Impact Factor
Patellofemoral osteoarthritis is prevalent and associated with worse symptoms and function after hamstring tendon autograft ACL reconstruction; Adam G Culvenor, Courtney C H Lai, Belinda J Gabbe, Michael Makdissi, Natalie J Collins, Bill Vicenzino, Hayden G Morris, Kay M Crossley. BJSM Online First, published on November 27, 2013 as 10.1136/bjsports-2013-092975
Medium to long-term results of the UNIX uncemented unicompartmental knee replacement. Hall, M.J., Connell, D.A., Morris, H.G. The Knee volume, issue, year 2012
Patellofemoral joint osteoarthritis after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (hamstring tendon autograft) 5-10 year follow-up; K.M. Crossley, C. Lai, M. Makdissi, H.G Morris, M.G. Pandy. Osteoarthritis and cartilage (impact factor: 3.9). 01/2010; 18. DOI: 10.1016/S1063-4584(10)60536-5
Hamstring tendon autograft does not protect the patellofemoral joint from osteoarthritis after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: 7 year follow-up; K. Crossley, C. Lai, J. Lentzos, B. Gabbe, H. Morris, C. Tan, M. Pandy, P. Brukner, M. Makdissi. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport – J SCI MED SPORT. 01/2010; 13.
Recent advances in sports medicine. Peter D Brukner, Kay M Crossley, Hayden Morris, Simon J Bartold, Bruce Elliott. The Medical journal of Australia 03/2006; 184(4):188-93. 3.79 Impact Factor
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