About

Dr Damasena specialises in soft tissue knee injuries, hip and knee replacement as well as trauma surgery of both the upper and lower limbs. He has a particular interest in meniscal transplant surgery, dedicating much of his post graduate training and research into this field.

Dr Damasena has several affiliations with sporting clubs and provides treatment for acute sporting injuries, with a particular interest in sports knee injuries.

He aims provide patients with the best possible care whilst involving them in the decision making process every step of the way. He treats both adults and children.

Epworth hospital locations

Hospital

Epworth Eastern

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Sports Orthopaedic Centre

13, Level 1 120 Thames Street
Box Hill VIC 3181

Special interests

  • Anterior cruciate ligament surgery
  • Meniscal repair and meniscal transplant surgery
  • Knee replacement surgery
  • Hip replacement surgery
  • Trauma surgery of both upper and lower limb

Education and training

  • Orthopaedic trainees
  • Junior orthopaedic residents
  • Medical students
  • Nursing staff

Research

  • Meniscal repair techniques (Book chapter)
  • Meniscal transplant surgery
  • Anterior cruciate ligament surgery with extra articular tenodesis
  • Culturing of low virulent bacteria in suspected PJI
  • CT use in complex knee injuries (Book chapter)

Qualifications

  • MBBS(Hons)
  • Dip(Anatomy)
  • Bachelor of Medical Science
  • FRACS
  • FAOrthA

Professional Associations

  • RACS
  • AOA
  • Journal of Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology and Arthroscopy reviewer
The Institute encompasses orthopaedics, sports and exercise medicine and rheumatology.