Sydney Shoulder Specialists

Dr Benjamin Cass

Dr Benjamin CassDr Benjamin Cass is a shoulder and elbow surgeon practising on the lower north shore of Sydney.

Dr Cass trained at Sydney University and Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. He was appointed to Sydney University as Senior Lecturer in Orthopaedic Surgery and as Consultant Surgeon to The Royal North Shore Hospital in 2006. In 2010, he was appointed as a Visiting Medical Officer. He was appointed VMO at Ryde Hospital in 2010.

After passing the Australian Orthopaedic Association (AOA) and The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) Fellowship exams, he completed post-fellowship training at The Mayo Clinic, working with Professor Bernard Morrey, and at Royal North Shore Hospital with Professor David Sonnabend.

Dr Cass specialises in shoulder reconstruction and replacement for tendon or labral tears, instability or arthritis via arthroscopic, and when needed, open surgery. He also performs reconstructive elbow surgery, including ligament reconstruction, arthroscopy, releases and replacement.

Although he no longer operates at Royal North Shore or Ryde Hospitals, he remains involved in their teaching and research. As Senior Lecturer, he began supervising postgraduate shoulder and elbow surgeons after he and Dr Allan Young co-founded the Sydney Shoulder Research Institute (SSRI).

To date, SSRI’s Surgical Fellowships, accredited by the AOA and RACS, have produced more than 30 Australian and foreign surgeons. Dr Cass organises and hosts, together with Dr Young and Prof Sonnabend, “The Royal North Shore Shoulder Symposium”, an annual two-day meeting which has, over the past 12 years, bcome one of the most popular and important international orthopaedic conferences.

  • Dr Cass operates at The Mater in North Sydney and North Shore Private Hospital in St Leonards
  • He visits Dubbo each 8 weeks to consult and operate at Dubbo Private and Dubbo Base Hospitals, thus providing a service for country patients and continuing a link started by his grandfather as a rural NSW GP.

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For appointments please contact:

Patricia - Dr Cass' Personal Assistant
Ph: 02 9460 8888

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