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About Us - Active Orthopaedic Center

Assoc. Professor Marinis Pirpiris
Ph.D. MEpi., M.B.,B.S.
B.Med.Sc., Grad.Dip.Epid.Biostat.
F.R.A.C.S., A.A.ORTH.A
Orthopaedic Surgeon

Professional Activities

Research Grant Support

Pirpiris M (principle site investigator), Bucknill A (Co-investigator) et al. Fixation Using Alternative Implants For The Treatment of Fractures

Pirpiris M (principle site investigator), Richardson M (Co-investigator) et al. Outcomes of distal and femoral shaft femoral fractures treated at Victorian metropolitan and regional trauma centres.

Bittnar (principle site investigator), Pirpiris M (Co-investigator) et al. A Phase 1b/2a Randomized, Double-Blinded, Controlled Study Evaluating Safety and Preliminary Efficacy of Neofuse when Combined With Mastergraft granules in Subjects Undergoing Multilevel Anterior Cervical Discectomy.

Peer Reviewer

  • Reviewer, Journal of Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology
  • Reviewer, Osteoarthritis and Cartilage
  • Reviewer, Case Reports in Orthopaedics
  • Reviewer of Gait Laboratory (Warsaw, Poland), European Society of Motion Analysis in Adults and Children

Committees

  • Director and Founder, The Melbourne Stem Cell Group.
  • Director and Founder, The Active Orthopaedic Centre.
  • Reviewer of grant submissions, Research Committee, Victorian Orthopaedic Research Trust, Australian Orthopaedic Association (2007 – current)
  • AOA Australian Trauma Association - Treasurer (2012-current)
  • AO Trauma Australia Council Research Officer - AO Trauma Asia Pacific (2009-2012)
  • Steering Committee, Orthopaedic Waiting List Initiative, Department of Human Services, Melbourne, Victoria (2008-2009)
  • Steering Committee, Orthopaedic Development, Royal Melbourne Hospital (2007-2008)
  • Victorian State Representative, Australian Orthopaedic Registrars' Association (2001-2003)
  • Victorian State Committee, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (2001-2003)
  • Secretary, Senior Common Room, Trinity College, University of Melbourne (1999-2001)
  • Medical Tutorial Coordinator, Trinity College, University of Melbourne (1999-2001)
  • President, Senior Common Room, Trinity College, University of Melbourne (1997)
  • Chairman of the Health Issues Committee, Trinity College, University of Melbourne (1997)
  • Vice-president of the Dialectic Society, Trinity College, University of Melbourne (1997)
  • Medical Tutorial Coordinator, Trinity College, University of Melbourne (1995-1997)
  • Treasurer, Resident Medical Officers' Society, Royal Melbourne Hospital (1993)
  • Social Secretary, Resident Medical Officers' Society, Royal Melbourne Hospital (1992)
  • Social Secretary, Medical Student Society, University of Melbourne (1998)
  • Treasurer, Medical Students' Society, University of Melbourne (1987)
  • Faculty Representative, Medical Students' Society, University of Melbourne (1986-1987)

Meetings Organised

  • Program Chair, Epworth Fracture Symposium for Peri-operative Nursing, October 24 2009.
  • Program Chair, Epworth Advances in Fracture Care Symposium, July 2010
  • Program Chair, Epworth Advances in Fracture Care Symposium, July 2011

Invited International Speaker

  • Complex Lower Extremity Trauma – Hong Kong, China 2012
  • Principles in Fracture Management – Ahmedabad, India, August 2011
  • Advances in Fracture Management – Chang Mai, Thailand, July 2011
  • Principles in Fracture Management - Patna India, July 2010

Invited Regional Speaker

  • Principles in Fracture Management – Melbourne 2013
  • Advances in Fracture Management – Sydney 2012
  • Principles in Fracture Management – Brisbanne 2011
  • Advances in Fracture Management – Melbourne 2010

Education and Training

Postgraduate Medical Education

Fellow in Pediatric Orthopedic and Scoliosis Surgery
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children Dallas
Texas, USA 75219
January 2006 - July 2006

Clinical Fellow in Joint Replacement
Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre Headington
Oxford, UK OX3 7LD

January 2005 - January 2006
Fellow in Pediatric Orthopedic and Scoliosis
Surgery, Shriners Hospitals for Children
Los Angeles Los Angeles, USA 90020
January 2004 – January 2005
Fellow in Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
The Royal Children's Hospital
Parkville, Victoria 3052 
February 2003 – August 2003
Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (Orthopaedic Surgery)  February 1994 – January 2003
Graduate Education  
Master of Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine The University of Melbourne February 2002 – February 2003
Doctorate of Philosophy, Faculty of Medicine
The University of Melbourne
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
January1999 – January 2003
Graduate Diploma in Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
The University of Melbourne
February 1999 – February 2001
Undergraduate Education  
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
Faculty Of Medicine, The University of Melbourne
February 1986 –December 1992
Bachelor of Medical Science February 1986 –December 1992

Techniques Courses

AO Faculty Education Program - Association for Internal Fixation, Davos, Switzerland (September 2011)

Early Management of Severe Trauma – Instructor Course, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (June 2010)

Surgeons and Trainers Course (SAT-SET) – Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (September 2008)

Early Management of Severe Trauma – Refresher Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (March 2008)

DSTC - Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (July 2008)

AO Masters course - Association for Internal Fixation, Davos, Switzerland (December 2007)

Advanced techniques in deformity surgery for pediatric spine surgeons, Texas Scottish Rite
Hospital, Dallas, Texas USA (April, 2006)

AO Course in Pelvic Fixation - Association for Internal Fixation, Davos, Switzerland (December 2005)

Oxford Knee Unicompartmental Replacement - Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom (June 2005)

Corail Course in Cementless Arthroplasty - Corail Surgical Learning Centre, Annecy, France (May 2005)

Exeter Course in Hip Arthroplasty - Princess Margaret Hospital, Exeter, United Kingdom, April 2005)

Oxford Course in Resurfacing Hip Arthroplasty - Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom (March 2005)

AO Advances in Fracture Management - Association for Internal Fixation, Davos, Switzerland (December 2002)

Fellowship Examination – Royal Australasian College of Surgeons - Part I Examination Royal Australasian College of Surgeons - Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Written Examination & Objective Structured - June 1995, Clinical Assessment – June 1995, Part II Examination 1992

Orthopaedic Biomechanics and Basic Sciences Examination - Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (November 1997)

AO Course in Hand Surgery - Association for Internal Fixation, Sydney, Australia (January 1997)

Basic Principles of Fracture Management - Association for Internal Fixation, Davos, Switzerland (December 1996)

Anastomosis Workshop - Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (November 1995)

Early Management of Severe Trauma Certificate - Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (September 1995)

USA Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates Examination (ECFMG), Certificate Number: 0-539-528-0 , Basic Sciences – September 1995, Clinical Sciences – August 1995, English Examination - August 1995, March 2001, USMLE part 3 – November 2004

Licensure

  • Medical Board of Victoria, Australia #MPG 260306 (since 1992)
  • General Medical Council, UK #4084963 (since 1993)

Honours and Awards

  • The Australian Orthopaedic Association Zimmer Travelling Fellowship, The Australian
    Orthopaedic Association (2004)
  • Vernon P. Thompson Award, Western Orthopaedic Association, USA (2004)
  • Best Scientific Paper, American Academy of Pediatrics – Orthopedic Section, USA (2004)
  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Travelling Fellowship - The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (2004)
  • Alan Frederick Dwyer Prize - Best Paper, Australian Orthopaedic Registrars' Association Annual Scientific Meeting (2001)
  • The Smith Nephew Richards Medical Prize - Australian Orthopaedic Association (2001)
  • Professor Anastasios Dontas Fellowship - The Australian and Greek Medical and Legal Society (20010
  • Best Basic Science Paper - Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, US (2001)
  • Surgeon/ Scientist Scholarship - The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (2000-2001)
    Sir Edward Hughes Memorial Clinical Research Prize in Surgery Monash Department of Surgery at Cabrini & Cabrini Clinical Education and Research Institute (2000)
  • Royal Children's Hospital Travelling Scholarship (Uncle Bob's) Royal Children's Hospital, Parkville, Victoria 3045 (2000)
  • Melville Hughes Scholarship - University of Melbourne (1999)
  • Fullford Fellowship Prize in Medicine - Trinity College, University of Melbourne (1997)
  • A.H. Wall prize (best first year resident) - Royal Melbourne Hospital (1993)
  • Child Growth and Development Study Prize in Paediatrics - University of Melbourne (1992)
  • Velma Stanley Award in Community Medicine - University of Melbourne (1992)
    Edgar Rouse Prize in Occupational Medicine - University of Melbourne (1992)
  • Australasian College of Occupational Medicine Prize - University of Melbourne (1991)
  • Community Medicine and Clinical Practice Prize - University of Melbourne (1991)
  • Medical Officers' of Health Section of the A.M.A. Prize in Community Medicine – Australian Medical Association, Parkville (1991)
  • Medical Defence Union Elective Scholarship (1990)
  • C.A.M.D.O.-A.M.S.A. Undergraduate Research Fellowship (1990)
  • National Health and Medical Research Council Medical Undergraduate Research Scholarship – NHMRC (1990)
  • Bachelor of Medical Science Prize - University of Melbourne (1990)

  Finalist

  • Best paper (Richmond prize) of the Annual Scientific Meeting of the American
    Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine, Montreal, Canada (2003)
  • Best paper at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the European Society of Motion
    Analysis in Adults and Children, Rome Italy (2001)
  • Best paper (Richmond prize) of the Annual Scientific Meeting of the American
    Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine, Toronto, Canada (2000)
  • Royal Melbourne Hospital Sterling Prize in Surgery – The University of Melbourne (1992)
  • John Cade Memorial Prize in Psychiatry - The University of Melbourne (1991)
  • University of Melbourne Prize in Clinical Gynaecology - The University of Melbourne (1991)

Professional Membership

  • Foundation Life Member of the University of Melbourne
  • The Australian Medical Association
  • The Australian Orthopaedic Association
  • The Medical Defence Association of Victoria
  • The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Life Member of the Girdlestone Society
  • The Fleur De Lys of Trinity College, University of Melbourne
  • Life Member of the Old Wesley Collegians, Melbourne
  • The Royal Society of Victoria

Current Affiliations

  • Fellow of the Academy of Surgical Educators, The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (2011-)
  • Fellow of the Australian Orthopaedic Association (2008-)
  • International Affiliate Member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (2003-)
  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (2003-)
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine (2001-)
  • Member of the European Society for Motion Analysis in Adults and Children (2001-)
  • Member of the Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society (2001-)

Previous Affiliations

  • Coordinator and Lecturer, Advanced Medical Science Program, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3052 (2009-2011)
  • Tutor, 4th year Medical Students, University Department of Medicine, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Victoria 3050 (2007-2011)
  • Consultant in Orthopaedic Surgery, Monash Medical Centre, Clayton, Victoria 3169 (2005-2010)
  • Resident Senior Tutor in Anatomy and Clinical Surgery, Trinity College, University of Melbourne (1999-2001)
  • Research Fellow in Cerebral Palsy Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne (1999-2001)
  • Research Fellow, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, The Royal Children's Hospital (1999-2001)
  • Senior Tutor in Anatomy, Physiology and Integrated Body Function, University of Melbourne (1995-1997)
  • Senior Tutor in General Surgery to Dental Students, University of Melbourne (1995-1997)
  • Resident Senior Tutor in Anatomy, Physiology, and Integrated Body Function, Trinity College, University of Melbourne (1995-1997)
  • Senior Medical Fellow, Melbourne Private Hospital, Melbourne (1995-1997)
  • Senior Lecturer in Anatomy, Stanford University, California (1995)

 

Publications

Peer Review Articles

Central coordination as an alternative for local coordination in a multicenter randomized controlled trial: the FAITH trial experience. Zielinski SM, Viveiros H, Swiontkowski MF, Patka P, van Lieshout EM and FAITH trial investigators. Trials 2012;13:5.

Do patient reported outcome measures in hip and knee arthroplasty rehabilitation have robust measurement attributes? Alviar, M.J., Olver J., Brand C., Tropea J., Hale T., Pirpiris M., Khan F. J Rehabil Med 2011;43: 572-583.

Health-related quality of life outcomes improve after multilevel surgery in ambulatory children with cerebral palsy.
A.V. Cuomo, S.C. Gamradt, C.O. Kim, M. Pirpiris, P.E. Gates. J.J. McCarthy, and N.Y. Otsuka. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 27:653-657, 2007.

Body Mass Index and Blount Disease
M. Pirpiris, K. Jackson, R. Bowen and N.Y. Otsuka. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 26:659-663, 2006.

Case report: Biceps Tenosynovial Rice Bodies
A.V.Cuomo, M. Pirpiris, and N.Y. Otsuka. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics - B 15:423-425, 2006.

Total Knee Arthroplasty: The Future
H. Pandit, N. Aslam, M. Pirpiris and R. Jinnah. Journal of Surgical Orthopaedic Advances 15:79-85, 2006.

The assessment of acetabular index: is there still a place for plain radiography?
M. Pirpiris, K.R. Payman and N.Y. Otsuka. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 26:310-315, 2006.

Body Mass Index and Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis
N.M. Bhatia, M. Pirpiris, and N.Y. Otsuka. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 26:197-199, 2006.

Function and Wellbeing in Ambulatory Children with Cerebral Palsy.
M. Pirpiris, P.E. Gates, J. McCarthy, J. D'Astous, C. Tylkowski, J. Sanders, F.J. Dorey, G. Robles, C. Caron, and N.Y. Otsuka. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 26:119-124, 2006.

Calcaneocuboid fusion in children undergoing talectomy.
M. Pirpiris, D. Ching, C. Kuhns, and N.Y. Otsuka. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 25:777-780, 2005.

Supramalleolar derotation osteotomy of the tibia with T plate fixation: Technique and results.
P. Selber, E.R. Filho, R. Dellalana, M. Pirpiris, G.R. Nattrass, and H.K. Graham. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery 86-B:1170-1175,2004.

Fixion Nails for Humeral Fractures.
A. Jovanovic, M.Pirpiris, H. Semirli, and S.G. Doig. Injury 35:1140-1142, 2004.

Uptime in Children with Cerebral Palsy.
M. Pirpiris and H.K. Graham. Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics 24:521-528, 2004.

The Functional Mobility Scale (FMS).
H.K. Graham, J. Rodda, A. Harvey, G.R. Nattrass and M. Pirpiris. Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics 24:514-520, 2004.

Walking speed in children with neuromuscular disease: A Comparison between two assessment methods.
M. Pirpiris, A.J. Wilkinson, J. Rodda, R. Boyd, R. Starr, G.R.Nattrass, and H.K.Graham. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 23:302-307, 2003.

Primary bacterial pyomyositis associated with septic arthritis caused by Streptococcus pyogenes: a case report.
N. Lawrentschuk, M.P. Falkeneberg, and M. Pirpiris. American Journal of Orthopaedics 32:148-50, 2003.

Femoral Derotation Osteotomy in Spastic Diplegia: Proximal or Distal
M. Pirpiris, A. Trivett, R. Baker, J. Rodda, G.R. Nattrass, and H.K. Graham. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, 85-B: 265-72,2003.

Pediatric Hip Disorders.
G.R. Nattrass and M. Pirpiris. Current Opinion in Orthopaedics 13:393-400, 2002.

Wound Blisters Post Hip Surgery: A Prospective Trial
N. Lawrentshuk, M.P. Falkenberg, and M. Pirpiris. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery 72:716-719, 2002.

Isolated Calf Lengthening in Cerebral Palsy: Risk Factor Outcome Analysis
D. Borton, K. Walker, M. Pirpiris, G.R. Nattrass, and H.K. Graham. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, 83-B: 364-370, 2000.

Mineralocorticoid-Induced Hypertension and Noradrenaline Spillover in Man
M. Pirpiris, H. Cox, M. Esler, G. Jennings, and J.A. Whitworth. Clinical and Experimental Hypertension, 16:147-161, 1994.

Hydrocortisone-Induced Hypertension in Man: The Role of Cardiac Output
M. Pirpiris, S. Yeung, E. Dewar, G. Jennings, and J.A. Whitworth. Hypertension, 6:287-294, 1993.

Pressor Responsiveness in Corticosteroid-Induced Hypertension in Humans
M. Pirpiris, K. Sudhir, S. Yeung, G. Jennings, and J.A. Whitworth. Hypertension, 19:567-574, 1992.

Book Chapters

Back and related limb neurological problems
Ming Kon Yii, Andrew Danks and Marinis Pirpiris. In: Hunt and Marshall's Clinical Problems in Surgery. Elsevier Press Australia : Chapter 5 pp95-116, 2010

Limb problems
Ming Kan Yii and Marinis Pirpiris. In: Hunt and Marshall's Clinical Problems in Surgery. Elsevier Press Australia: Chapter 6 pp117-186, 2010

Management of Spasticity in Children
M. Pirpiris and H.K. Graham, In: M.P. Barnes, and G.R. Johnson (eds), Clinical Management of Spasticity. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, pp 266-305, 2001

Presentations

Peer Review Scientific Presentations

Iliopsoas surgery in ambulatory children with cerebral palsy; "to do or not to do?" a multi-center randomized, controlled clinical trial.
Pirpiris M, Gates P, McCarthy J, Tylkowski C, D'Astous J, Sanders J, Robles G, Ostendorff S, McGee J, Dorey F, Otsuka N.

  1. Shrine Surgeons Meeting, Mexico City, Mexico, 2006

Multilevel surgery in children with cerebral palsy: Looks better, does it feel better?
Gamradt S, Pirpiris M, Gates P, McCarthy J, D'Astous J, Tylkowski C, Sanders J, and Otsuka N.

  1. Shrine Surgeons Meeting, Mexico City, Mexico, 2006

Validated Quality of Life Outcome Measures Improve After Multilevel Surgery in Ambulatory Children with Cerebral Palsy.
A.V. Cuomo, S. Gemradt, K.O. Chang, M. Pirpiris, P.E. Gates, J.J. McCarthy, and N.Y. Otsuka.

  1. Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine Boston, Massachusetts, USA 2006

Role of calcaneocuboid fusion in children undergoing talectomy
D. Ching, M. Pirpiris and N.Y. Otsuka

  1. Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Chicago, Illinois, USA 2005

Does calcaneocuboid fusion alter long-term outcomes in children with equinovarus foot deformities undergoing talectomy?
D. Ching, M. Pirpiris, and N.Y. Otsuka

  1. SICOT/SIROT Triennial World Conference/4th International Club Foot Congress, Istanbul, Turkey 2005

Outcomes Assessment by Gait Analysis versus Functional Testing and Quality of Life Questionnaires.
T. Wren, M. Pirpiris, F. Dorey, and N.Y. Otsuka

  1. Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Academy of Paediatrics
    San Francisco, California, USA 2004
  2. 72nd Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons,
    Washington DC, Washington, USA 2005

Prospective randomized study of three Achilles lengthening surgeries in patients with cerebral palsy
YM. Yen, D. Oakes, M. Pirpiris, and N.Y. Otsuka

  1. Annual Meeting of the Western Orthopaedic Association of America, San
    Francisco, California, USA 2004
  2. 72nd Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons,
    Washington DC, Washington, USA 2005

Psoas Surgery in Ambulatory Children with Cerebral Palsy: To Do Or Not To Do?
M. Pirpiris, P. Gates, J. McCarthy, J, D'Astous, C. Tylkowski, and N.Y. Otsuka

  1. Annual Meeting of the Western Orthopaedic Association of America, San Francisco, California, USA 2004 (best paper)
  2. Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Academy of Paediatrics-orthopedic section
    San Francisco, California, USA 2004 (best paper)
  3. 72nd Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons,
    Washington DC, Washington, USA 2005
  4. Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, Ottawa, Canada, 2005
Comparison of the Safety, Efficacy, and Side Effects of Epidural Bupivicaine-Clonidine and Bupivicaine-Fentanyl by Continuous Infusion for Postoperative Analgesia in Children and Adolescents with Cerebral Palsy Undergoing Multilevel Surgery.
G.A. Chalkiadis, M. Pirpiris, M. Tay, J. Low, S. Penrose, and H.K. Graham.
  1. 57th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada 2003

A New Functional Mobility Scale (FMS) for Children with Cerebral Palsy
M. Pirpiris, J. Rodda, G.R. Nattrass, and H.K. Graham

  1. 57th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada 2003

Uptime, a Measurement of Community Physical Activity in Children with Cerebral Palsy
M. Pirpiris, G.R. Nattrass, and H.K. Graham

  1. Tenth Annual Meeting of the European Society of Motion Analysis in Adults and Children, Rome, Italy, 2001.
  2. Australian Orthopaedic Association Registrar Association Scientific Meeting, Adelaide, 2001 (best paper)
  3. Second Annual Meeting of the Monash Department of Surgery at Cabrini, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 2001 (best paper)

Multidimensional Outcome Assessment of Gait Improvement in Orthopaedic Surgery in Children with Spastic Diplegia
M. Pirpiris, and H.K. Graham

  1. Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, Amelia Island, Florida, USA 2003
  2. 57th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada 2003

The Cerebral Palsy Challenge
M. Pirpiris and H.K. Graham

  1. Annual Meeting of the Greek Australian International Legal and Medical Society
    Corfu, Greece, 2001.

Walking Speed in Children with Neuromuscular Disease: A Comparison Between Two Walking Assessment Methods
M. Pirpiris, A.J. Wilkinson, J. Rodda, R. Starr, G.R. Nattrass, and H.K. Graham

  1. Fifty-fifth Annual Meeting of the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine, Long Beach, California, USA, 2001
  2. Tenth Annual Meeting of the European Society of Motion Analysis in Adults and Children, Rome, Italy, 2001.

An Observational Gait Rating Scale – Validity and Reliability.
M. Pirpiris, A. Ugoni, R. Starr, J. Rodda, G.R. Nattrass, and H.K. Graham

  1. Tenth Annual Meeting of the European Society of Motion Analysis in Adults and Children, Rome, Italy, 2001.

The Correction of Malignant Malalignment in Children with Spastic Diplegia
M. Pirpiris, R. Starr, J. Rodda, A. Harvey, R. Boyd, G.R. Nattrass, and H.K. Graham

  1. Fifty-fifth Annual Meeting of the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine, Long Beach, California, USA, 2001.
  2. Tenth Annual Meeting of the European Society of Motion Analysis in Adults and Children, Rome, Italy, 2001.

The Biomechanical Basis of Triceps Surae Lengthening
M. Pirpiris, P. Selber, R. Baker, and H.K. Graham

  1. Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, Salt Lake City, USA, 2002 (best scientific paper)

Iatrogenic Crouch Gait: An Avoidable Complication of Calf Lengthening
M. Pirpiris, R. Starr, G.R. Nattrass, and H.K. Graham

  1. Annual Country Scientific Meeting of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Shepparton, Victoria, Australia, 2000
  2. First Annual Meeting of the Monash Department of Surgery at Cabrini, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 2000.

Femoral Derotation Osteotomy in Spastic Diplegia: Proximal or Distal?
M. Pirpiris, A. Trivett, R. Wolfe, R. Starr, J. Rodda, R. Boyd, G.R. Nattrass, and H.K. Graham

  1. Fifth Annual Meeting Clinical Gait and Movement Analysis Society, Rochester, Minnesota, USA, 2000.
  2. Fifty-Fourth Annual Meeting of the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine, Toronto, Canada, 2000.
  3. Ninth Annual Meeting of the European Society for Motion Analysis in Adults and Children, Lund, Sweden, 2000.
  4. Sixtieth Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian Orthopaedic Association, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, 2000.

Moore Time.
M. Pirpiris, J. Hooper, and K. King

  1. Australian Orthopaedic Association Registrar Association Scientific
    Meeting, Sydney, 1998.

Mortality Outcomes after a Moore's Hemiarthroplasty
M. Pirpiris, J. Hooper, and K. King

  1. Victorian Regional Branch, Australian Orthopaedic Association Clinical Meeting, Melbourne, 1998.

Pressor Responsiveness and Sympathetic Function in Corticosteroid-Induced Hypertension in Man.
J.A. Whitworth, M. Pirpiris, K. Sudhir, S. Yeung, H. Cox, M. Esler, and G. Jennings

  1. Fourteenth Scientific Meeting of the International Society of Hypertension. Spain, June, 1992.

Cortisol-Induced Hypertension in Man: The Role of Cardiac Output.
M. Pirpiris, S. Yeung, E. Dewar, G. Jennings, and J.A. Whitworth

  1. Thirteenth Scientific Meeting of the High Blood Pressure Research Council of Australia. October, 1991.

Steroids and Pressor Responsiveness in Man
M. Pirpiris, K. Sudhir, G. Jennings, and J.A. Whitworth

  1. Twelfth Scientific Meeting of the High Blood Pressure Research Council of Australia. October, 1990.

Peer Review Scientific Poster Presentations

Body Mass Index in Tibia Vara.
K.R. Jackson, M. Pirpiris, and N.Y. Otsuka

  1. Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Washington DC, Washington, USA 2006

Multilevel Surgery in Cerebral Palsy: Looks Better but does it feel better? Part B Outcome Measures.
K.C. Kim, S. Gemradt, M. Pirpiris, P.E. Gates, J. McCarthy, J. D'Astous, C. Tylkowski, J. Sanders, F.J. Dorey, G. Robles, C. Caron, and N.Y. Otsuka

  1. Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Washington DC, Washington, USA 2006

The Correction of Malignant Malalignment in Children with Spastic Diplegia.
M. Pirpiris, R. Starr, J. Rodda, A. Harvey, R. Boyd, G.R. Nattrass, and H.K. Graham

  1. Sixth Annual Meeting of the Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society,
    Sacramento, California, USA, 2001.

An Observational Gait Rating Scale – Validity and Reliability.
M. Pirpiris, A. Ugoni, R. Starr, J. Rodda, G.R. Nattrass, and H.K. Graham

  1. Sixth Annual Meeting of the Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society,
    Sacramento, California, USA, 2001.

Walking Speed in Children with Neuromuscular Disease: A Comparison Between Two Walking Assessment Methods.
M. Pirpiris, A.J. Wilkinson, J. Rodda, R. Starr, G.R. Nattrass, and H.K. Graham

  1. Sixth Annual Meeting of the Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society,
    Sacramento, California, USA, 2001.

Invited Presentations (invitee indicated)

The Hip – Interesting Developments.
M. Pirpiris

  1. Epworth GP Educational Series, Mebourne, Victoria 2011

The Knee – A Case Based Approach.
M.Pirpiris

  1. General Practice Symposium, San Remo, Victoria 2011

Statistics
M. Pirpiris

  1. NanTong Regional Research Symposium, China 2011

Clavicle Fractures.
M. Pirpiris M on behalf of Richardson M ., Adollahi S., Richardson L.

  1. AO Regional Research Symposium, Nan Tong China 2011

PEMF in acute tibial fractures
M. Pirpiris on behalf of I. Harris

  1. AO Regional Research Symposium, Nan Tong, China 2011

Orthopaedics in Practice.
M. Pirpiris

  1. Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria 2011

MACI Grafting – Does it work?
M. Pirpiris

  1. Epworth Musculoskeletal Symposium, Melbourne, Australia 2011

Utilisation of the Victorian Trauma Outcomes Registry (VOTOR): An Example Using the Distal Femur
C.M. Gosling, E.R. Edwards, M.D. Richardson, G.C. Brown, D. Van Beval, M.J. Hart, W. Pianta, M. Pirpiris

  1. Regional Trauma Summit, AO, Hong Kong, China, 2010

The Oxford Hip – Are we there yet?
M. Pirpiris, P. McLardy-Smith, J. Hauptfleisch, S. Isaac, E. Fawzy, R. Gundle, and D.Murray.

  1. Victorian Regional Branch, Australian Orthopaedic Association Clinical Meeting, Melbourne, 2008.

GAMMA nail: History, Design and Biomechanics.
M. Pirpiris

  1. AIOD Femoral Nailing Workshop, March 2007, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria, Australia, 2007.

Modified Williams rodding in the management of congenital pseudarthrosis of the tibia
M. Pirpiris, J. G. Birch, and C. E Johnston II

  1. Brandon Carrell Visiting Professorship, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, Dallas, Texas, USA 2006

Proximal Impaction Grafting for Femoral Revision: Half a Loaf.
P. McLardy-Smith, M. Pirpiris, H. Pandit, J. Hauptfleisch, the Hip and Knee Group.

  1. Current Concepts in Joint Replacement Winter meeting, Orlando, Florida, USA, 2005.

Techniques of femoral reconstruction in revision surgery.
P. McLardy-Smith, M. Pirpiris and H. Pandit

  1. Annual meeting of the Hellenic Orthopaedic Society (EEXOT), Athens, Greece, 2005.

The diagnosis and management of periprosthetic infection
P. McLardy-Smith, M. Pirpiris and H. Pandit

  1. Annual meeting of the Hellenic Orthopaedic Society (EEXOT), Athens, Greece, 2005.

Techniques of femoral reconstruction in revision surgery.
P. McLardy-Smith, M. Pirpiris, J. Hauptfleisch, S. Isaac, E. Fawzy, R. Gundle, and D.Murray.

  1. Techniques of femoral reconstruction in revision surgery International Society for Technology in Arthroplasty Kyoto, Japan 2005.

Indications for Resurfacing Arthroplasty around the Hip
M. Pirpiris, S. Puloski, and R. Jinnah

  1. Italian Orthopaedic Association Regional Meeting,
    Rome, Italy, 2005.

Resurfacing Arthroplasty: Are we Chasing our Tails?
M. Pirpiris, S. Puloski and R. Jinnah

  1. Conserve Resurfacing Arthroplasty Instructional Course, Oxford, England, United Kingdom, 2005.

Resurfacing Hip Arthroplasty: The Case Against.
M. Pirpiris, S. Puloski, and R. Jinnah

  1. Hip and Knee Arthroplasty Interactions Meeting, Hertfordshire, London,
    United Kingdom, 2005.

Uptime, a Measurement of Community Physical Activity in Children with Cerebral Palsy.
M. Pirpiris, G.R. Nattrass, and H.K. Graham

  1. Sixty-second Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian Orthopaedic
    Association, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 2002.

Non Academic Achievements of Activities

Community Service

  • Cabrini Orthopaedic Outreach, Papua New Guinea – 2000

Sports

  • Australian Intervarsity Champions (Soccer) 1989-1991
  • Melbourne University Representative (Soccer) 1986-1991

 

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