Adelaide Medical School
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.
Dr. Lucian Bogdan Solomon is Professor in the Discipline of Orthopaedics and Trauma at The University of Adelaide and Clinical Academic in the Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma of Royal Adelaide Hospital. He studied medicine at the Medical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania and has a PhD in Anatomy form the Medical University of Targu-Mures, Romania. He trained as an orthopaedic surgeon in Romania and Australia and undertook clinical and research fellowships in USA, Germany and Australia. He has worked in clinical orthopaedics and performed basic and clinical orthopaedic research for over 20 years focusing on traumatic, developmental and degenerative pathologies of the pelvis, hip and knee.
Prof Solomon’s research spans clinical practice, pathology, basic science and bioengineering. As a clinical academic with a strong basic medical science background, he aims to bring together clinical expertise and basic medical science to address problems in his areas of orthopaedic practice, namely hip and knee reconstruction, infection and trauma. His major scientific achievements in recent years have been related to translational research in these areas and has become a recognised leader in joint replacement and orthopaedic trauma research, not only in Australia but also internationally.
Date Position Institution name 2016 Professor University of Adelaide 2015 Acting Head of Arthroplasty Unit Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide 2012 - 2016 Community Development Officer AO Trauma Asia Pacific 2008 - 2015 Associate Professor University of Adelaide 2008 Clinical Academic Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide 2006 Affiliate Lecturer University of Adelaide, Adelaide
Language Competency Romanian; Moldavian; Moldovan Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
Date Institution name Country Title 2008 Australian Orthopaedic Association Australia FAOA 2005 Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Australia FRACS 1992 - 1996 University of Medicine and Pharmacy In Targu-Mures Romania PhD 1983 - 1989 Iuliu Hațieganu University of Medicine and Pharmacy Romania MD
Year Citation 2016 Niculescu, M., Solomon, B. L., Viscopoleanu, G., & Antoniac, I. V. (2016). Evolution of cementation techniques and bone cements in hip arthroplasty. In I. V. Antoniac (Ed.), Handbook of Bioceramics and Biocomposites (pp. 859-899). Switzerland: Springer.
2015 Howie, D. W. (2015). Cemented Stems, Impaction Grafting, and Cement in Cement Revision. In D. J. Berry, & W. Maloney (Eds.), The Hip (3 ed., pp. n/a). Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer. 2015 Howie, D., McGee, M., & Solomon, L. (2015). Impaction grafting of the femur. In The Adult Hip: Hip Arthroplasty Surgery: Third Edition (Vol. 2). 2015 Solomon, L., McGee, M., & Howie, D. (2015). Cemented femoral revision. In The Adult Hip: Hip Arthroplasty Surgery: Third Edition (Vol. 2).
Year Citation 2018 Sharma, D., Stamenkov, R., Robertson, T., Stapledon, C., Atkins, G., Solomon, L., . . . Morris, H. (2018). SERUM 25-HYDROXYVITAMIN D AND ITS METABOLISM IN BONE TISSUE IS ASSOCIATED WITH IMPROVED BONE QUALITY IN ELDERLY HIP PATIENTS. In OSTEOPOROSIS INTERNATIONAL Vol. 29 (pp. S271). Krakow, POLAND: SPRINGER LONDON LTD. 2015 Solomon, L., Studer, P., Abrahams, J., Callary, S., Moran, C., Stamenkov, R., & Howie, D. (2015). Does Cup-cage Reconstruction With Oversized Cups Provide Initial Stability in THA for Osteoporotic Acetabular Fractures?. In Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research Vol. 473 (pp. 3811-3819). Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL: LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS.
DOI Scopus6 WoS9 Europe PMC6
2013 Callary, S., Solomon, L., Holubowycz, O., Campbell, D., Munn, Z. R., & Howie, D. (2013). Wear of highly cross linked polyethylene liners: A review of RSA studies. In 3rd International RSA conference. Lund, Sweden. 2010 Howie, D., Callary, S., Mc Gee, M., Russell, N., & Solomon, L. (2010). Reduced femoral component subsidence with improved impaction grafting at revision hip arthroplasty. In Proceedings of Closed meeting of the International Hip Society Vol. 468 (pp. 3314-3321). 233 Spring Street, New York, NY 10013 USA: Springer.
DOI Scopus19 WoS17 Europe PMC15
2010 Henneberg, M., Lee, Y. C., Solomon, L. B., Ruehli, F. J., Schiess, R., Oehrstroem, L., . . . Alkadhi, H. (2010). Confirmation of secular increase in spina bifida occulta among Swiss birth cohorts.. In AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY (pp. 126). Albuquerque, NM: WILEY-LISS. 2002 Ruhli, F., Solomon, L., & Henneberg, M. (2002). Are tarsal coalitions a common anatomical variant?. In Homo – Journal of Comparative Human Biology Vol. 53 (pp. p.188). Urban & Fischer.
The Virtual Knee - Australian Research Council – ARC #DP180103146, Chief Investigator F. 2018-2021 $368,646
Improved surgery and rehabilitation protocols following total hip replacement – Zimmer Biomet, Chief Investigator B. 2018 $50,000
Transforming Growth Factor Beta as a causal factor in human osteoarthritis – NHMRC – Chief Investigator E, 2018-2020 $643,239
Model-based LUMC RSA Software - Health Services Charitable Gift Board, Chief Investigator B 2018 $40,000
Compact Tandem Force Sensing Treadmill - Health Services Charitable Gift Board, Chief Investigator A 2018 $103,685
Upgrade of Musculoskeletal Imaging Software - University of Adelaide, Chief Investigator B 2018, $17,418
To investigate the individual and combined contributions to peri-prosthetic osteolysis (PO) of pelvic loading, bone mineral density (BMD), peri-implant blood flow, osteocyte/ bone gene expression – AOA, Chief Investigator A, 2015 $25,000
The role of osteocytes in particle induced osteolysis – National Health and Medical Research Council - NHMRC #1041456, Chief Investigator F, 2013-2015 $441,669
A randomised controlled trial examining stability of new types of highly porous surfaced acetabular components in total hip replacement – National Health and Medical Research Council – NHMRC #1028392, Chief Investigator B, 2012-2014 $209,795
The risks and benefits of contemporary total hip replacement - National Health and Medical Research Council – NHMRC # 627159, 2010-2012 $476,313
Radiostereometric analysis of the effect of a large articulation on prosthetic wear and migration after hip replacement - National Health and Medical Research Council – NHMRC #519223, 2008 -2010 $183,699
Determination of irradiation dose efficacy for use in impaction grafting at revision joint replacement - National Health and Medical Research Council – NHMRC # 453624, 2007 – 2009 $393,550
Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)
Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name 2018 Co-Supervisor Investigating the Local Mechanical Environment in Surgically Repaired Tibial Plateau Fractures Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Kieran James Bennett 2018 Principal Supervisor Nanoindentation of Human Femoral Cancellous Bone Master of Clinical Science Master Part Time Dr Thomas Raymond Nottage 2018 Principal Supervisor Use of DLBSA to Analyse Fracture Motion During Healing Master of Clinical Science Master Part Time Dr Samuel Henri Benveniste 2017 Co-Supervisor Development of a Model Combining Gait Analysis, Finite-Element Analysis and Bone Biopsies to better understand Aseptic loosening Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Thomas Michael Grace 2016 Co-Supervisor Acetabular Component migration in revision total Hip Replacement Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time John Matthew Abrahams 2016 Co-Supervisor Relationships between bone remodelling and dementia Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Miss Catherine Stapledon 2016 Co-Supervisor Biological Healing of the Tribal Plateau Fractures Master of Clinical Science Master Part Time Dr David Stuart Kitchen
Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)
Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name 2016 - 2019 Co-Supervisor The Role of the Osteocyte in Periprosthetic Osteolysis Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Renee Ormsby 2010 - 2017 Co-Supervisor Wear of Highly Cross-Linked Polyethylene in Primary Total Hip Replacement Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Dr Stuart Adam Callary
Other Supervision Activities
Date Role Research Topic Location Program Supervision Type Student Load Student Name 2018 - ongoing Principal Supervisor Measuring acetabular coverage on supine and standing radiographs in dysplastic hips The University of Adelaide Undergraduate Medical Research Project Other Part Time Amey Bahnushali 2018 - ongoing Principal Supervisor Retrospective review of peri-prosthetic femoral fractures following primary total hip replacement The University of Adelaide Undergraduate Medical Research Project Other Part Time Darcy Noll 2016 - 2018 Principal Supervisor Migration of highly porous acetabular components The University of Adelaide Undergraduate Medical Research Project Other Part Time Thomas Robertson
Date Role Committee Institution Country 2014 - 2016 Chair Hip Section of the Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association (APOA) — — 2012 - ongoing Representative Hip Section of the Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association (APOA) — — 2012 - ongoing Member Scientific Committee of the 18th Annual Scientific Meeting Australian & New Zealand Orthopaedic Research Society (ANZORS) — 2011 - ongoing Member Australian & New Zealand Orthopaedic Research Society (ANZORS) ANZORS — 2010 - ongoing Secretary Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association (APOA) — — 2010 - ongoing Member South Australian Orthopaedic Clinical Network — —
Date Role Membership Country 2015 - ongoing Member International Hip Society — 2014 - ongoing Member International Hip Society (IHS) — 2008 - ongoing Member Australian Orthopaedic Association (AOA) — 2008 - ongoing Member Arthroplasty Society of Australia (ASA) — 2007 - ongoing Member Orthopaedic Research Society United States 2006 - ongoing Board Member Australian and New Zealand Orthopaedic Research Society Australia 2006 - ongoing Member International member of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) — 2006 - ongoing Member Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS) — 2006 - ongoing Member Australian Orthopaedic Trauma Society (AOTS) — 2006 - ongoing Member Australian and New Zealand Orthopaedic Research Society (ANZORS) — 2005 - ongoing Member AO Trauma Asia Pacific — 2000 - ongoing Member Asia Pacific Orthopadic Association (APOA) —
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