Sydney Shoulder Specialists

Dr Benjamin Cass

Dr Benjamin CassDr Benjamin Cass is a shoulder and elbow surgeon with his practice based on the lower north shore of Sydney.

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

Dr Cass passed the Australian Orthopaedic Association and The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Fellowship exams in 2004. He then completed two post-fellowship training posts one at The Mayo clinic in the United States working with Prof Bernard Morrey and also at Royal North Shore Hospital with Prof. 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. Dr Cass also specialises in reconstructive procedures for the elbow including ligament reconstruction, arthroscopy, releases and replacement.

Although Dr Cass no longer operates at Royal North Shore or Ryde Hospitals, he remains closely associated with them through teaching and research. He was appointed Senior Lecturer (Orthopaedic Surgery) in 2006 and has regularly taught junior and senior doctors since. In 2012 he began supervising postgraduate shoulder and elbow surgeons after he and Dr Allan Young co-founded Sydney Shoulder Research Institute (SSRI). To date, SSRI’s Shoulder and Elbow Surgical Fellowships which are continuously accredited by the AOA and RACS, have trained over 30 surgeons from all around Australia and the world. Dr Cass also 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 last 12 years established itself as one of the most popular and important international orthopaedic conferences.

  • Dr Cass operates at major private hospitals including The Mater in North Sydney and North Shore Private Hospital in St Leonards
  • Dr Cass also 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

  {Page Last Updated May 2023}