About Hayden Morris

MBBS Dip. Anat. FRACS F.A. Ortho A


Hayden Morris trained in medicine at the University of Melbourne and graduated in 1983. During basic surgical training, Hayden spent one year at the University of Melbourne as anatomy and physiology tutor.

Hayden underwent orthopaedic training in Victoria and was admitted to the Royal Australian College of Surgeons in 1992. He then undertook overseas study in Europe, Britain and the USA, specialising in musculo-skeletal oncology and knee surgery.

Hayden specialises in surgery of the knee. He performs over 1,200 procedures per year and is an expert in the traditional fields of arthroscopy, reconstruction and knee replacement surgery. He is also at the forefront of newer techniques, including autologous cartilage implantation and meniscal replacement, and has developed a new minimally invasive knee replacement.

Hayden is a director of the Melbourne Knee Fellowship, responsible for training overseas specialists in the art of knee surgery. He is also a regular presenter at local, national and international forums.


Hayden performs over 1,200 procedures per year and is an expert in the traditional fields of arthroscopy, reconstruction and knee replacement surgery.

For information on the Netball Australia Knee Program – Follow this link: http://knee.netball.com.au/.


Specialist Areas

Hayden Morris specialises in the following areas


Knee Arthroscopy


Knee Reconstruction


Total Knee Replacement


Publications, Current Research & Fellowships

View Hayden's list of publications & current research.


Endoprosthetic Reconstruction of the Distal Femur After Resection for Bone Tumours
 Capanna R., Morris H., Del Ben M., Campanacci D., Campanacci M.
 In Limb Salvage, Current Trends. Proceedings 7th International Symposium. Ed S. K. Tan. 1993 pp 321-324

Microsurgical Reconstruction for Resection of Bone and Soft Tissue Recurrent Malignant Tumours
 Capanna R., Morris H., Manfrini M., Ceruso M., Angelino R., Innocenti M., Lauri G., Bufalini C., Campanacci M.
 In Limb Salvage, Current Trends. Proceedings 7th International Symposium. Ed. S. K. Tan. 1993 pp 383-386

Reattachment of the Anterior Gluteal Tendons following Direct Lateral Approach to the Hip Joint
 Mills C., Dooley B.J., Morris H.
 The Journal of Orthopaedic Techniques. 1(2): 73-76 1993

Modular Uncemented Prosthetic Reconstruction after Resection of Tumours of the Distal Femur
Capanna R., Morris H.G., Del Ben M., Campanacci D., Campanacci M. 
Journal Bone Joint Surgery, British Vol 76-B, No. 2, March 1994

Modular Endoprosthetic Replacement after Total Resection of the Femur for Malignant Tumour
Morris H.G., Capanna R., Campanacci D. Del Ben M., Gasbarrini A.
 International Orthopaedics (SICOT) (1994) 18: 90-95

Rimodellamento Periprotesico Negil Steli Non Cementati ad Ancoraggio Diafisario Nelle Protesi Da Resezione. (Cortical Remodelling for Diaphyseal Anchorage of Uncemented Stems in Resection Megaprostheses)
Capanna R., Campanacci D., Del Ben M., Caldora P. Morris H.
 Minerva Ortopedia e Traumatologica. 1993; 44: 943-49

Prosthetic Reconstruction of the Proximal Femur after Resection for Bone Tumours
Morris H.G., FRACS, Capanna R., MD, Del Ben M. MD and Campanacci D., MD.
 The Journal of Arthroplasty Vol. 10 No. 3 1995

The Role of Prostheses after Resection of Primary Sarcomas of Bone
Morris H.G., FRACS
 Atca Orthop Scand (Suppl 273) 1997; 68: 86-88
Pathological Fractures in Bone Sarcomas
 Morris H.G., FRACS
 Acta Orthop Scand (Suppl 273) 1997; 68. 106-107

Thickness of Tibial Inserts in Total Knee Arthroplasty
Weber A.B., MBBS, Morris H.G., FRACS 
The Journal of Arthroplasty Vol 11 No. 7 1996, p856-858

Guest Editor
Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport
Abstracts from the Football Australasia Conference July 22-24 1998 
Volume 2 Issue 1 March 1999

Acute Knee Injuries
 Randall Cooper, Kay Crossley, Hayden Morris
 In : Clinical Sports Medicine
 Peter Brukner, Karim Khan
 Chapter 23, pp426 – 463

The Use of OP-1 in an Ovine ACL Reconstruction with Tendon Graft
 Sean Nicklin, Hayden Morris, Yan Yu, John Harrison, William Walsh
 ANZ Journal of Surgery. Vol. 71, 2, Feb 2001, A2-A3

Biological Effects of OP-1 on Intraarticular Tendon-Bone Healing
 R.Meyers, H.Morris, S.Nicklin, Y.Yu, W.Walsh
 JBJS, Vol 83B, p 312, 2001, Supplement III, Orthopaedic Proceedings

Are Growth Factors and Bone Morphogenetic Proteins Important in Tendon-Bone Healing?
 J.Goldberg, J.Harrison, L.Jang, R.Meyers, H.Morris, S.Nicklin, D.Sonnabend, Y.Yu, W. Walsh
 JBJS, Vol 83B, p308, 2001, Supplement III, Orthopaedic Proceedings

Is Post-Resection Stabilisation Required Following Resection of Tumours of the Fibular Head
 P.Choong, H. Morris
 JBJS, Vol 83B, p. 319, 2001, Supplement III, Orthopaedic Proceedings

Osteochondral lesions of the Posterolateral Tibia in ACL disrupted Knees
 H. Morris, A. Dalgleish
 Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. Supp. Vol 5 No 4, Dec 2002, pp121

Cutaneous Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Back Metastasising to the Ipsilateral Latissmus Dorsi Muscle
 J.D.Kiffer, H.G.Morris
 Clinical Oncology (2003) 15- 136-138

The anatomy and reconstruction of the medial patellofemoral ligament
 Cameron Smirk, Hayden Morris
 The Knee 10 (2003) 221-227

Hydroxyapatite-coated Unix Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty
J.A.Epinette, D.Young, H.G.Morris
In : Fifteen Years of Clinical Experience with Hydroxyapatite Coatings in Joint Arthroplasty 
Jean-Alain Epinette, Michael T. Manly Springer, 2002
 SectionVI, Part 3. pp.417 – 430

Delayed- and non-union following opening wedge high tibial osteotomy: surgeons’ results from 182 completed cases. 
 Warden SJ, Morris HG, Crossley KM, Brukner PD, Bennell KL
 Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2004 Apr 22

Arthroscopically treated intraarticular osteoid osteoma in the ankle – a report of 3 cases
 Devraj Banerjee, Karl Eriksson and Hayden Morris
 Acta Orthopaedica 2005; 76 (5): 721-724

Recent advances in sports medicine
 Peter D Brukner, Kay M Crossley, Hayden Morris, Simon J Bartold and Bruce Elliott
 MJA 2006; 184 (4): 188-193

MRI-negative bucket-handle tears of the lateral meniscus in athletes: a case series.
 Makdissi M, Eriksson KO, Morris HG, Young DA.
 Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2006 Oct;14(10):1012-6. Epub 2005 Nov 26

Rupture of the conjoint tendon at the proximal musculotendinous junction of the biceps femoris long head: a case report. 
Schache AG, Koulouris G, Kofoed W, Morris HG, Pandy MG. 
Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2008 Aug;16(8):797-802. Epub 2008 Mar 21.

Effect of compaction drilling during ACL reconstruction with hamstrings on postoperative tunnel widening. 
Siebold R, Kiss ZS, Morris HG. 
Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2008 May;128(5):461-8. Epub 2007 Sep 25.

Living related donor allograft for revision anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in a child: A case report.
Tállay A, Lim MH, Morris HG 
Knee. 2008 Oct;15(5):407-10. Epub 2008 Jul 21.

The Macroscopic Arthroscopic Anatomy of the Infrapatellar Fat Pad.
Ben Brooker, M.B.B.S., Hayden Morris, M.B.B.S., F.R.A.C.S., Peter Brukner, M.B.B.S., Falah Mazen. M.D., and Jonathan Bunn, M.B., F.R.C.S. (Tr & Orth). Ph.D. Arthroscopy. Vol 25, No 8, August 2009

Treatment of articular cartilage lesions of the knee.
Falah M, Nierenberg G, Soudry M, Morris HG, Volpin G. 
Int Orthop. 2010 Feb 18. [Epub ahead of print]

Medium to long-term results of the UNIX uncemented unicompartmental knee replacement.
Hall, M.J., Connell, D.A., Morris, H.G.
The Knee volume, issue, year 2012

Patellofemoral joint osteoarthritis after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (hamstring tendon autograft) 5-10 year follow-up
K.M. Crossley, C. Lai, M. Makdissi, H.G Morris, M.G. Pandy
Osteoarthritis and cartilage (impact factor: 3.9). 01/2010; 18. DOI: 10.1016/S1063-4584(10)60536-5

Hamstring tendon autograft does not protect the patellofemoral joint from osteoarthritis after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: 7 year follow-up
K. Crossley, C. Lai, J. Lentzos, B. Gabbe, H. Morris, C. Tan, M. Pandy, P. Brukner, M. Makdissi
Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport – J SCI MED SPORT. 01/2010; 13.

Patellofemoral osteoarthritis is prevalent and associated with worse symptoms and function after hamstring tendon autograft ACL reconstruction
Adam G Culvenor, Courtney C H Lai, Belinda J Gabbe, Michael Makdissi, Natalie J Collins, Bill Vicenzino, Hayden G Morris, Kay M Crossley
BJSM Online First, published on November 27, 2013 as 10.1136/bjsports-2013-092975

The effects of knee injury on skeletal muscle function, Na +, K + – ATPase content, and isoform abundance
Ben D Perry, Pazit Levinger, Hayden G Morris, Aaron C Petersen, Andrew P Garnham, Itamar Levinger, Michael J McKenna
Physiological Reports. 02/2015; 3(2):e12294

Is patellofemoral alignment and morphology related to patellofemoral osteoarthritis as early as one year after anterior cruciate ligaments reconstruction?
E.M. Macri, A.G. Culvenor, T. Russell, K.M. Khan, T.S. Whitehead, H.G. Morris, K.M. Crossley
Osteoarthritis and Cartilage 04/2014; 22:S253. DOI: 10.1016/j.joca.2014.02.483. 4.66 Impact Factor

Recent advances in sports medicine.
Peter D Brukner, Kay M Crossley, Hayden Morris, Simon J Bartold, Bruce Elliott
The Medical journal of Australia 03/2006; 184(4):188-93. 3.79 Impact Factor

Predictors and effects of patellofemoral pain following hamstring-tendon ACL reconstruction
Adam G. Culvenor, Natalie J. Collins, Bill Vicenzino, Jill L. Cook, Timothy S. Whitehead, Hayden G. Morris, Kay M. Crossley
Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport J Sci Med Sport (2015)

Current Research

> ACL reconstruction techniques
> Unicompartmental knee replacement
> Radiofrequency treatment of chrondral defects of the knee
> Platelet derived growth factor use in ACL surgery
> Meniscal transplant
> Lars ligament ACL reconstruction – For more information visit: www.larsligament.com.au
> ACL Reconstruction Return to Sport Score

Memberships & Fellowships

> Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS)
> Australian Knee Society
> International Cartilage Research Society
> Australian Orthopaedic Association (AOA)
> International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Sports Medicine
> International ACL Study Group
> Asian Pacific Orthopaedic Association
> Sports Medicine Australia (SMA)

For some of your post operative reviews you may be seen by one of Mr Morris’s surgical fellows. These are fully trained and qualified surgeons electing to further their knowledge and expertise in knee surgery under the guidance of Mr Morris.

> list fellows here


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    Park Clinic Orthopaedics
    7 Studley Avenue
    Kew Vic 3101
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    Hayden also consults at:
    Olympic Park Sports Medicine Centre

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    St Vincent′s Private – Kew
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    St Vincent′s Private – East Melbourne
    159 Grey Street, East Melbourne Vic 3002

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    Park Clinic Orthopaedic Team

    Hayden Morris is part of the Park Clinic Orthopaedics Team. Visit his colleagues' pages below


    Mark Blackney

    Foot & Ankle


    Terence Chin

    Foot & Ankle


    Richard Dallalana

    Shoulder, Elbow & Knee


    Robert Howells

    Knee, Hip & Shoulder


    Gerald Quan



    John Salmon

    Shoulder & Elbow