Dr. Dan Hooley


Dr Hooley [MB,BS (Syd), FRCSEd, FHKCOS, FHKAM(Orth)] graduated from the University of Sydney in 1974 and held a number of surgical training posts in Sydney before starting his orthopaedic training in 1978. He held several registrar posts in Sydney, followed by three years in Edinburgh, before returning to Sydney in 1986 as senior registrar. Dr Hooley commenced private practice in Sydney in 1986, and held various visiting positions in public and private hospitals, co-founding a sports medicine clinic at the The Ryde hospital in Sydney.

Dr Hooley served for three years as team physician for a national league soccer team and was a member of the medical panel for Australian national soccer teams. He moved to Hong Kong in 1994 as the orthopaedic partner at Drs Anderson and Partners. He is currently  Honorary Consultant Orthopaedic surgeon to the Hong Kong Sanitorium and Hospital and the Canossa Hospital, and  Honorary Clinical Associate Professor for the University of Hong Kong Medical School.  He is a director of the Ebenezer School and Home for the Visually Impaired and a member of the Board of the Australian International School Foundation (Chairman, 1989-2010). 

Dr Hooley has a special interest in sports and arthroscopic surgery as well as joint replacement, including the BHR surface hip replacement. He also carries out cartilage implantation procedures and has a sub interest in both hand and foot surgery. Dr Hooley does not perform spinal surgery.

Orthopaedics and Traumatology
  • Sports medicine and Arthroscopy (keyhole surgery) – knee, shoulder ankle, wrist, elbow

  • Cartilage regeneration, implantation (MACI) and joint preservation

  • Joint Replacement including the Birmingham Hip Resurfacing (BHR), partial and total knee replacement

  • Tendon cell implantation

  • Trauma – soft tissue injuries and fractures

  • Hand Surgery – Dupuytren’s , tendon injuries, carpal tunnel syndrome

  • Foot surgery – bunions, morton’s neuroma, ligament reconstruction