DR JOSIP ‘CHUCK’ CAKIC

Qualifications
M.D.; University of Zagreb
MMed (Orth) WITS
PhD(Med) WITS;
Area of Expertise

Sports Physiotherapy, lower limb rahabilitation

Courses / Lectures
Rehabilitation of AMIS Total Hip Arthroplasty and Hip Arthroscopy – Establishing quantifiable guidelines
 

CURRICULUM  VITAE

Dr JOSIP ‘CHUCK’ NENAD CAKIC

MEDICAL QUALIFICATION

M.D.; School of Medicine, University of Zagreb , Croatia.

FCS (SA) Orth; WITS University, South Africa

MMed (Orth) WITS; WITS University, South Africa

PhD(Med) WITS; WITS University, South Africa
Current Position

01. 07. 1999. –   30.09.2009.
Orthopaedic Specialist
Private practice , Carstenhof Clinic – moved to:

01.10.2009 – Fourways Life Hospital;

01.01.2006. – Orthopaedic Specialist; Rosebank Centre for Sport medicine and Orthopaedics

01. 01. 1999. –   31.12.2010.
Orthopaedic Specialist; Private practice, Dr  F A Weber; Sandton Medi-Clinic , Arthroplasty Unit, Consultant

PUBLICATIONS                            

1.)   Hip joint cartilage reparation as indicator of Voss; operation success;
Rad Med Fak Zgb , Vol. 30 (1989) 4;169-176

2.)  Lokalisierte Osteolyse nach Alloplastik des
Huftgelenkes
Orthop Praxis , (1992) 11;802-805

3.)  Bone Disease in African Children with Slipped
Capital Femoral Epiphysis: Histomorphometry of
Iliac Crest Biopsies
Bone Vol. 22, No. 3, March 1998:259-265

4.) Clinical experience with gamma irradiation-crosslinked
polyethylene – A 14 to 20 year follow-up report
J Bone Joint Surg (SA) 1999; Vol. XI, No 3, 140-147
PRESENTATIONS   

1.)  Healing of the hip joint cartilage as an indicator of surgery performed according to Voss method
31st Congress of Medical and Stomatology Students of Yugoslavia
Ohrid, 3 – 7 April 1989.

2.) Late results of relieving surgery performed according to Voss method in the treatment of Coxarthrosis
32nd Congress of Medical and Stomatology Students of Yugoslavia
Teslic, 2 – 6 April 1990.

3.)  Analysis of the underlying causes of localised osteolysis in the area of the hip endoprostetic body
10th Congress of Yugoslavia Orthopaedic and Traumatology Association with International
Participation, Zagreb, 6 – 9 June 1990.

4.)  Biomechanical explanation of atrophy of the medial part of the femoral neck following
alloarthoplasty
10th Congress of Yugoslavia Orthopaedic and Traumatology Association with International
participation, Zagreb, 6 –  9 June 1990.

5.)  External fixation in pelvic fractures – The Baragwanath experience
Orthofix Instructional Course , Johannesburg, 7 – 8 June 1996.

6.)  Orthofix in distraction mode for comminuted Tibial plateau fractures
Orthofix Instructional Course , Johannesburg, 7 – 8 June 1996.
7.)  Fractures of the humeral shaft: Treated with retrograde interlocking nailing
42nd Congress of South African Orthopaedic Association, Johannesburg, 2 – 6 September 1996.
J Bone Joint Surg 79-B: 442 (Abstr) 1997
Orthopaedic Proceedings Supplement IV

8.)  External fixation in distraction mode for tibial plateau and plafond (pilon) fractures
42nd Congress of South African Orthopaedic Association, Johannesburg, 2 – 6 September 1996.
J Bone Joint Surg 79-B:442 (Abstr) 1997
Orthopaedic Proceedings Supplement IV

9.) Bone histomorphometry of iliac crest biopsies in African children with slipped capital femoral
epiphysis
43rd Congress of South African Orthopaedic Association, Cape Town, 1 – 5 September 1997.
J Bone Joint Surg 80-B:161 (Abstr) 1998.
Orthopaedic Proceedings Supplement II

10.)  Long term follow up of four different types of total hips – Done by one surgeon
Charlney Milenium Meeting Writington, 25 – 26 June 2000. (presented by Prof FA Weber)

11.)  Premature Polyetylene Wear in Total Hip Arthroplasty, 46th Congress of South African
Orthopaedic Association, Durban, 11 – 15 September 2000.
J Bone Joint Surg 83-B:3 (Abstr) 2001
Orthopaedic Proceedings Supplement I

12.) Total Knee Arthroplasty Alignment – A radiological study of different Knee Arthroplasty
Prostheses , 46th Congress of South African Orthopaedic Association
Durban, 11 – 15 September 2000.
J Bone Joint Surg 83-B:3 (Abstr) 2001
Orthopaedic Proceedings Supplement I

13.)   Crosslinked high density polyethylene in South Africa 16 – 23 year follow up
Alternate Bearing Surfaces Congress, Philadelphia, 6 – 7 October 2000.

14.)   Crosslinked Poly in South Africa, Lecture given in Hospital for Special Surgery
Arthroplasty Meeting, New York, 7th December 2000.

15.) Cross-linking of Polyethylene Cups in South Africa, 47th Congress of South African
Orthopaedic Association, Sun City, 3 – 7 September 2001.
J Bone Joint Surg 84-B:3 (Abstr) 2002
Orthopaedic Proceeding Supplement I

16.) High Demand Cemented Femoral Stem 3 to 8 years follow up
South African Arthroplasty Society Meeting, Drakensberg, 18 – 20  April 2002.
J Bone Joint Surg 85-B (Abstr) 2003

17.) Cross-linked High Density Polyethylene Update 16 – 23years follow up
Tribology  Meeting, New York , 2003.

18.)   Operative Hip Arthroscopy – Early experience in minimally invasive surgery
50th Congress of South African Orthopaedic Association, Pretoria, 6 – 10 September 2004.

19.)  Cross-linking of polyethylene cups in South Africa, 11th Meeting of the Combined orthopaedic
Associations, Sydney , 24 – 29 October 2004.

20.) Total Knee Arthroplasty Alignment – A radiological study of different Knee Arthroplasty
prostheses 11th Meeting of the Combined orthopaedic Associations
Sydney , 24 – 29 October 2004.

21.)  Minimally Invasive Total Hip Surgery – Definition, Introduction and Literature review
Sandton Medi-Clinic training centre ,12th March 2005.

22.)  Gamma cross-linked polyethylene old vs. new, South African Arthroplasty Society Meeting
Drakensberg , 12 – 17 April 2005

23.) The Hip – Surgical – Pathological Correlation
15th ISRRT World Congress 2008 , (International Society of Radiographers and Radiological
Technologists), Durban 23 – 26 April 2008

24.)  30 years follow up cross-linked UHMWPE,
Congress of South African Arthroplasty Society, Sun City, April 2009.

AWARDS

“Dr. M. Jakupcevic” Foundation Award
for the best student paper in 1988/89 year in the field of the Clinical medical science
Faculty of Medicine University of Zagreb

“Mannie Lunz Prize” for Orthopaedic Registrars
awarded to the orthopaedic registrar who has presented at the a meeting or had
published the best paper based on original research who has contributed academically
to the department of Orthopaedic Surgery and who has excelled as a doctor
The Faculty of Health Science University of the Witwatersrand , 18 February 1997.
“MATHYS South Africa (Pty) Limited – Orthopaedic Price”
awarded to the best orthopaedic registrar in the Johannesburg Group of Teaching Hospitals who is deemed to have contributed most to the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, for academic
achievement and for clinical excellence, 24 February 1999.

COURSES

AO-International Basic Course on the operative Treatment of Fractures and
Non -Unions, Theoretical Basis and Practical Principles,
at the Johannesburg Hospital, 8 May 1993.

ATLS – American College of Surgeons Advanced Trauma Life Support Course
Trauma Society of South Africa, Wits University, Medical School,
25 – 27 August 1994.

Orthofix Instructional Course – External and Internal Fixation
at the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery University of the Witwatersrand,
7 – 8 June 1996.

Arthroplasty Learning Centre – Impaction Bone Grafting
The Board Room Unitas Hospital , 10 March 1997.

Global Shoulder Workshop
Instructed by Prof. Ch. A. Rockwood Jnr
at 2nd South African Combined Hip, Knee and Shoulder Congress,
Sun City 11 – 15 March 1997.

AO International – Advanced Trauma Course
Johannesburg, 16 – 18 July 1997.

Smith & Nephew – Orthopaedic Trauma Retreat
Instructed by Dr. G. Wood of the
Campbell Clinic , USA.,
Bakubung Lodge , Pilanesberg,  10 – 12 October 1997.

Smith & Nephew – Skeletal Trauma Symposium and Workshop
Kwa Maritane, Pilanesberg, 7 – 10 May 1998.

Course of Basic Techniques in Hip and Knee Replacement
Bloemfontein, 11 September 1998.

Orthofix external fixation workshop
Maritime Country Club, Johannesburg, 9 February 1999.

Smith & Nephew – The Knee Retreat – Dr L. Whiteside, M.D.
Pilanesberg, 12 – 14 August 1999.

Zimmer –  Hip MIS (Minimally Invasive Surgery) Course
Paris, 1 – 2 March 2004.

Smith & Nephew – Hip Arthroscopy Course – Dr M. Phillippon
Pitsburgh , May 2004
– Dr T. Byrd
Neshville , May 2004

Zimmer – Knee MIS (Minimally Invasive Surgery) Course
Viena, 20 – 21 October 2005.

Smith & Nephew – Hip Arthroscopy Course – Dr J N Cakic , Dr T. Byrd
Johannesburg, Cape Town , 19 – 22 April 2006.

Smith & Nephew – Arthroscopy and Advanced Double Bundle ACL Course
Cape town, 16 – 18 August 2007.

Smith & Nephew – Advances in Hip Arthroscopy
Paris, 19 – 20 May 2008.

Smith & Nephew – Hip Arthroscopy learning centre with Dr M Philippon
Cape Town, 11 – 13 September 2008.

Sports Hip Surgery – Warwick, 3 – 4 November 2008.

Hip Arthroscopy Course – Vail, Colorado, 11 – 14 February 2009.
POSTGRADUATE STUDY

MMed (Orthopaedic Surgery) Degree
Research thesis: Do African Children with Slipped Capital femoral epiphysis
Have metabolic bone disease?
Protocol accepted by Postgraduate Committee, 27 November 1997.
Graduation, 27 June 2000
Philosophy Doctor (PhD) in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Research thesis: South African experience with cross-linked ultra high molecular weight
polyethylene in total hip arthroplasty
Protocol accepted by Postgraduate Committee, October 2003.
No.: 95-00218/P , Ethical Clearance certificate: M03-04-05

Thesis accepted 9 February 2009. , Graduation 25. June 2009.

FELLOWSHIP

Wits University and Sandton Medi – Clinic
Johannesburg Arthroplasty Unit
Dr F.A. Weber –  Hip and Knee Arthoplasty Fellowship
1. January 1999. –  31. December 1999.
ASSOCIATIONS

SAOA – South African Orthopaedic Association
COTA – Croatian Orthopaedic and Traumatology Association
SAAS – South African Arthroplasty Society
AAOS – American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons – affiliated international member
AOAA – AO Alumni Association
ISHA – International Society for Hip Arthroscopy
SASMA – South African Sports Medicine Association

AJSM – American Journal Sports Medicine  – Review Board

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