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Prof Joseph Queally

Prof Joseph M Queally

MD FRCS (Tr & Ortho) M Ed (Surg Ed)

For detailed information on my academic activity please search “Joseph Queally” on Google Scholar.

Pelvic and hip trauma, hip and knee replacement, regenerative medicine, surgical education.

MD on the molecular biology of hip replacement failure
M Ed on the role of mentorship in contemporary surgical education

40 papers, 800 citations + in leading journals at all levels of evidence from cohort review, randomised controlled trials, systematic review (Cochrane)

Over 50 at national and international conferences

1 NIHR grant (AceFiT, £250,000) Principal Investigator at Addenbrooke’s Hospital Cambridge

Prof Queally has extensive research interests that mirrors his clinical interests. He has published widely in the fields of trauma and joint replacement, with over 40 publications in leading journals, which include the BMJ, New England Journal of Medicine and Cochrane.

There have been 800+ citations to date of his research and Prof Queally has won awards for his research in joint replacement. He is currently an NIHR grant holder for a large multi-centre trial investigating the role of total hip replacement in acetabular fractures.

Previously, Prof Queally was the departmental Head of Trauma Research at Addenbrookes and oversaw the running of 15 clinical trials during his time in this post.

Prof Queally is also currently the director of orthopaedic research at the Beacon Hospital, Dublin.

Key research includes:
Hip replacement, trauma research and surgical education.

Prof Queally has extensive experience in surgical education, including:

  • M Ed degree (Hons) from Imperial College London in Surgical Education.
  • Previous Course Director for 2 trauma cadaveric simulation courses for orthopaedic trainees in Cambridge.

10 most relevant publications:

1. Knee Fix or Replace Trial (KFORT): a randomized controlled feasibility study. Hull PD, Chou DTS, Lewis S, Carrothers AD, Queally JM, Allison A, Barton G, Costa ML. Bone Joint J. 2019 Nov;101-B(11):1408-1415.

2. Total Hip Arthroplasty or Hemiarthroplasty for Hip Fracture. HEALTH Investigators. N Engl J Med. 2019 Dec 5;381(23):2199-2208.

3. Mastery in music and surgery – exploiting parallels in performance. BMJ

4. Cost-utility analysis in orthopaedic trauma; what pays? A systematic review. Coyle S, Kinsella S, Lenehan B, Queally JM. Injury. 2018 Mar;49(3):575-584.

5. Intramedullary nails for extracapsular hip fractures in adults. Queally JM, Harris E, Handoll HH, Parker MJ. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2014 Sep 12;(9)

6. The role of osteoblasts in peri-prosthetic osteolysis. O’Neill SC, Queally JM, Devitt BM, Doran PP, O’Byrne JM. Bone Joint J. 2013 Aug;95-B(8):1022-6

7. Dislocation of primary total hip arthroplasty and the risk of redislocation. Brennan SA, Khan F, Kiernan C, Queally JM, McQuillan J, Gormley IC, O’Byrne JM. Hip Int. 2012 Sep-Oct;22(5):500-4

8. Total hip replacement in patients with neurological conditions. Queally JM, Abdulkarim A, Mulhall KJ. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2009 Oct;91(10):1267-73.

9. Cobalt ions induce chemokine secretion in primary human osteoblasts. Queally JM, Devitt BM, Butler JS, Malizia AP, Murray D, Doran PP, O’Byrne JM. J Orthop Res. 2009 Jul;27(7)

10. Assessment of a new undergraduate module in musculoskeletal medicine. Queally JM, Cummins F, Brennan SA, Shelly MJ, O’Byrne JM. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2011 Feb 2;93(3):e9.

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