Dr. Usama Saleh

Dr Usama Saleh


  • MD, Faculty of Medicine, Zagazig University, Zagazig /Egypt
  • Master Degree of Orthopaedic Surgery, Ain-Shams University, Cairo/Egypt
  • Membership of Royal Collage of surgeon of England, MRCS (London) Diploma
  • Egyptian Board of orthopedics
  • MD (PhD) Degree in Orthopedic Surgery, Cairo University, Egypt

Professional Society Membership/Affiliation:

  • Member of Egyptian orthopedic society
  • Member of Emirates orthopedic society
  • Member of Royal collage of surgeon of England
  • International member of the AAOS
  • AO Trauma, Regional faculty

Published Manuscripts:

  1. A unique pattern of Peri-Prothetic Fracture Following Total Knee Arthroplasty: The Insufficiency Fracture. Shahi A, Saleh UH, Tan TL, Elfekky M, Tarabichi S. J Arthroplasty 2015 Jan 21 pii: S0883-5403 (15) 00016-9. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2015.01.006. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 25666317 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

  2. Primary Repair of Iatrogenic Medial Collateral Ligament Injury During TKA: A Modified Technique. Shahi A, Tan TL, Tarabichi S, Maher A, Valle CD, Saleh UH. J Arthroplasty. 2015 Jan 10. pii: S0883-5403(15)00003-0. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2014.12.020. [Epub ahead of print]
    PMID: 25618812 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher

Chapters in Published Books:

  1. INTECH Publishers, Special Considerations in Asian Knee Arthroplasty- Selected Chapter, Authors: Hamid Reza Seyyed Hosseinzadeh, Samih Tarabichi, Ali Sina Shahi, Usama Hassan Saleh. Arthroplasty/ ISBN 980-953-307-830-9 (Ed: Plamen Kinov) INTECH 2012

Manuscripts Under Review:

  1. Saleh UH, Tarabichi S, Shahi AS, et al. Patient Specific Instrumentation vs. Manual Instrumentation In Total Knee Arthroplasty; A Comparison Study, Journal of Arthroplasty.

  2. Saleh UH, RG. MacGillivray, S. Tarabichi, N. Raoof , M. Hawari , How effective is intra-articular tranexamic acid in reducing blood loss in TKA, Journal of bone & joint surgery, British edition.

Organizing Scientific Activity:

  • Project Director & scientific committee member for, The International Congress of Joint Reconstruction (ICJR Middle East), Dubai 2013, 2014 and 2015. (Annual conference dedicated for Joint replacement and sports injury, with more than 600 attendees per year)
  • Board and Scientific committee, The Emirates International Orthopedic Congress, 2013, 2015 & 2016
  • Scientific committee member and one of the organizing board ICJR Egypt 2016
  • Course Director and scientific committee member, 1st Dubai shoulder course 2016
  • Scientific committee member, MENA Orthopedic congress 2016, Dubai
  • Co Chair, international trauma congress, February 2017, Dubai UAE

Presentations in meetings and conferences:

  1. Prothetic Lumbar disc prosthesis, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt 2007
  2. Elbow Arthroscopy, Indications and Technique, El Helal Hospital, Cairo 2009
  3. Middle East Knee scoring System, New project. Presentation at the orthopedic Club Dubai, September 2012
  4. Patient specific instrumentation versus manual instrumentations in TKA, Egyptian orthopedic association annual meeting December 2012
  5. Insufficency Fracture Post TKA,a unique pattern of periprothetic fracture, Egyptian orthopedic association annual meeting December 2012
  6. Iatrogenic MCL injury during TKA,new technique of management. Presentation at the International Congress of Joint Reconstruction Middle East, Dubai March 2013
  7. Vascular Complication During TKA, How to avoid and manage? Master course for TKA,Maxx Medical company, Dubai March 2013
  8. A Unique pattern of peri-prothetic fracture following total knee arthroplasty:The insufficiency fracture, Poster presentation AAOS anneal meeting ,Chicago 19-23 March 2013
  9. Primary repair of Iatrogenic MCL injury during total knee artroplasty, a modified technique. Poster Presentation at the annual meeting of American academy of orthopedic surgeon AAOS 2014
  10. Simultaneous Bilateral Total knee Arthroplasty, Pain management symposium by MSD, Dubai November 2013
  11. Patient specific cutting Guides in TKA, Does it worth the Added cost. 2nd International Emirates orthopedic conference, Dubai, UAE November 2013
  12. Periprothetic Fracture post TKA,Maxx Knee symposium,2nd International Emirates orthopedic conference, Dubai, UAE November 2013
  13. Inflammatory Joints Diseases. Current Advances in Pain Management “December 13-14, 2013 Istanbul, Turkey
  14. Primary Repair of the Iatrogenic Injury of the Medial Collateral Ligament During TKA, A Modified Technique. 65th Egyptian Orthopedic Association annual meeting, 16-19 December 2013
  15. Blood conservation during THA, Arab Health congress, 10th Middle East orthopedics conference 28-30 January 2014, Dubai, UAE
  16. Total Knee arthroplasty following High tibial osteotomy, challenges and results: International Congress for Joint reconstruction, ICJR Middle East, Dubai 2014
  17. How Effective is Intra-Articular Tranexamic Acid in Reducing Blood Loss in Total Knee Arthroplasty? A Prospective, Randomized, Double-Blind Study: paper accepted as an Oral presentation, SICOT Rio de Janeiro, 2014
  18. High Tibial osteotomy, Indications and Technique, Arab Health congress, 11th Middle East orthopedics conference 2015, Dubai, UAE
  19. Peri-prosthetic Fracture post TKA, 3rd Emirates International Orthopedics meeting, April 2015
  20. Chronic anterior knee pain in adults, 3rd Emirates International Orthopedics meeting, April 2015
  21. Iatrogenic MCL injury during TKA, ICJR Middle east, Dubai UAE, November 2015
  22. PSI in Total knee arthroplasty, MOSH annual symposium, Dubai UAE, December 2015
  23. Acute AC Joint Injury Managements, EXTER center meeting, Dubai UAE, January 2016
  24. Iatrogenic MCL injury during TKA, ICJR Egypt, Cairo Egypt, April 2016
  25. Complications of HTO, how to avoid? 4th Emirates International Orthopedics meeting, April 2016
  26. Total knee arthroplasty in Valgus deformity, 4th Emirates International Orthopedics meeting, April 2016
  27. Fracture neck femur in osteoporotic bone, 4thEmirates International Orthopedics meeting, April 2016
  28. Total knee arthroplasty in Valgus deformity, 2nd Innovation of joint surgery (IJS) Dubai, August 2016
  29. Long head of Biceps tenodesis versus tenotomy, should we really care? 1st Dubai shoulder course, Dubai September 2016
  30. Anterior Knee pain in Adults, diagnosis and management. MENA orthopedic international congress, Dubai septmber 2016
  31. Medial Subvastus approach, Indications and technique. AO cadaveric course for surgical approaches. Dubai, October 2016
  32. Knee pain in adults, Diagnosis and management, Pfizer pain meeting , November 2016
  33. Patella Fracture in adults, recent updates in management, International trauma Congress, Dubai February 2017
  34. Role of topical NSAIDs in pain management of the knee and shoulder, focus on IBS and pain management meeting, Sharm ElSheikh, Egypt, February 2017

AO Trauma, As a Faculty:

  1. AO course, Basic principal of fracture Treatment, Dubai, March 2013
  2. AO Course, Basic Fracture Management for ORP, Dubai April 2014
  3. AO Course, Basic principle for Advanced Fracture Treatment, May 2014
  4. AO Faculty training program, Dubai, Jun 2014
  5. AO Trauma, Basic Fracture Management for ORP, Regional course, Dubai October 2014
  6. AO Basic Fracture Management for ORP, Dubai April 2015
  7. AO Trauma, Basic Fracture Management for ORP, Regional course, Dubai October 2015
  8. AO Trauma, Basic principle for Advanced Fracture Treatment, Regional course, Dubai October 2015
  9. Chairman, AO osteotomy around the Knee seminar, November 2015, Duabi
  10. Chairman, Basic Principals of Fracture Management, Dubai April 2016
  11. AO Surgical approaches in orthopedics, cadaveric based course, Dubai October 2016

AO Trauma, As a Course Chairman:

  1. AO Basic principals for fracture management for ORP, Dubai 2015
  2. AO seminar, osteotomy around the knee, Dubai, December 2015.
  3. AO Basic advance Principals of fracture managements April 2016.
  4. AO Course- Advanced Principles of fracture Management, 21-23 January 2017 Dubai UAE

Poster Presentation in International conferences:

  1. Things you should Know before doing TKA in Asian patient, SICOT congress 2013, Dubai, UAE
  2. Insufficiency Fracture, A unique pattern of periprothetic fracture following TKA, AAOS annual meeting 2013, Chicago, USA
  3. Arthroscopic assisted reconstruction of dislocated AC joint, SICOT congress 2013, Hyderabad, India
  4. Comparative study between TKA using patient specific instrumentation and TKA using conventional instrumentation. SICOT congress 2013, Hyderabad, India
  5. Management of iatrogenic injury of MCL during TKA, A modified technique. AAOS annual meeting, New Orleans 2014, USA
  6. Management of iatrogenic injury of MCL during TKA, A modified technique. World arthroplasty congressICJR Paris April 2015
  7. TKA, tourniquet versus tourniquet-less, a comparative randomized control trial. EFFORT Geneva 2016

Professional Experience: Service provided by Dr. Usama

  1. Runing general orthopedic clinics, specialized knee clinic, arthroplasty and sports injury specialized clinics
  2. Handling trauma patients in the emergency room including polytrumatized patients
  3. Management of emergency cases in orthopedics, using either internal or external fixators for both adults and children
  4. Managing Difficult primary knee cases and revisions, primary hip arthroplasty
  5. Knee Sports injury
    1. Arthroscopic Menesectomy
    2. Arthroscopic Menescal repair
    3. Arthroscopic ACL reconstruction
    4. MCL and LCL Repair
    5. Patellar subluxation, soft tissue and bony procedures
    6. Synovectomy and all other Knee arthroscopic surgery
  6. Osteotomy around Knee and Hips (HTO, Supracondylar femur and subtrochanteric)
  7. Primary Shoulder, Arthroscopic and open surgeries, shoulder replacment.
  8. Soft tissues procedures like, Carpal tunnel release, Trigger fingers, Dequervan tenosynovitis, tendons lengthening /repair and others
  9. Elbow related problems, managing tennis elbow with arthroscopy
  10. Spine, Diagnosis and management of spine cases, surgery for simple spine cases