Dr Sam Benveniste
Dr Benveniste is an orthopaedic surgeon who specialises in lower limb surgery, particularly primary and revision hip and knee arthroplasty, as well as orthopaedic trauma.
He is currently a Staff Specialist at the Royal Adelaide Hospital and consults privately at the Wakefield Orthopaedic Clinic.
Dr Benveniste has extensive local and international experience including completing orthopaedic speciality training in South Australia, a clinical fellowship at St Michael’s Hospital (a level 1 trauma centre and high-volume orthopaedic unit in Toronto, Canada) as well as numerous courses including the Advanced Trauma Operative Management Course at the world-renowned Shock Trauma and Johns Hopkins Hospitals in Baltimore, USA.
He has also enhanced his experience in the direct anterior approach for hip replacements and the use of robotic assisted devices in hip and knee surgery by visiting world experts at various centres in the United States and United Kingdom.
He is committed to furthering orthopaedic knowledge and research and is currently undertaking a Master of Clinical Science with the Adelaide University and Royal Adelaide Hospital, having previously competed a Bachelor of Medical Science (awarded with first class honours in orthopaedics & trauma).
Dr Benveniste is also a Lieutenant Colonel in the Australian Army Reserve in the Corps of Royal Australian Engineers. Highlights of his military career include serving as Officer Commanding 3rd Field Squadron, 10th/27th Battalion, The Royal South Australia Regiment and seven years as an Honorary Aide-de-Camp to the Governor of South Australia.
- Knee Arthroplasty
- Australian Orthopaedic Association
- American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons - International member
- Bachelor of Medicine / Bachelor of Surgery
- Bachelor of Medical Science (1st Class Honours in Orthopaedics & Trauma)
- Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
- Fellow of the Australian Orthopaedic Association