Dr Herve Ouanezar is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon currently based at the Orthopaedic clinic DxBone – Bone and Joint Excellence Center in Dubai, UAE. His areas of specialism are Hip, Knee and Trauma Surgery and his areas of interest include total hip replacement, hip arthroscopy, total knee replacement, patella instability, lower limb fracture and femoral fracture.
Dr Ouanezar qualified in Medicine at University Lyon, France with MBBS degrees. He also completed a Diploma in Orthopaedic Surgery, Lyon France. He has also completed three highly regarded fellowships in Sports Medicine and Knee Surgery including one at the prestigious Hospital for Special Surgery FIFA Medical Centre in New York, USA.
During his training, Dr. Ouanezar served as a Team Physician, involed in the treatment of athletes across various sports including football, basketball and skiing. His particular clinical interest is in sports-related injuries in soccer players.
His clinical interests include:
- Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries
- Meniscus tears and associated management (including meniscal repair and meniscus transplantation)
- Complex multi-ligament knee injuries
- Patellofemoral pain and instability
- Cartilage restoration procedures
Dr. Ouanezar, in addition to his busy clinical practice, is also very active in research and is passionate about ongoing research into the field of sports medicine injuries to improve patient care and treat knee and hip problems. He has published more than 30 peer-reviewed papers and book chapters and has given numerous presentations, symposia, and instructional course lectures in his field.
It is not without personal experience that Dr. Ouanezar has such passion for his work; his own athletic accomplishments have given him a unique insight and understanding of the importance of maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle and he is able to empathise with both the mental and physical burden of sports injury at all levels.
Dr. Ouanezar is able to provide the following treatments among others:
- Hip Replacement
- Hip Arthroscopy
- Knee Replacement
- Fracture Fixation Surgery
- Knee Arthroscopy
- Hip Preservation Surgery