Awards

New Zealand's first knee surgeon to be selected as a John Insall Travelling Fellow.

Mr Simon Young’s work in orthopedic surgery has received a number of awards and honors. He is the first New Zealand surgeon to be appointed as a John Insall Fellow, an accolade granted to just four knee surgeons worldwide each year.

INTERNATIONAL AWARDS

Best Poster Award - British Association for Surgery of the Knee Meeting, Leicester, UK, 2018

For Paper:  Intraosseous Regional Prophylaxis Provides Higher Tissue Concentrations in High BMI Patients in Total Knee Arthroplasty:  A Randomised Trial.  Selected from over 1500 submission.

AAHKS Clinical Award - Most Outstanding paper in Arthroplasty, American Association of Hip and Knee Annual Meeting, Dallas, Texas, 2017

For Paper:  Intraosseous Regional Prophylaxis Provides Higher Tissue Concentrations in High BMI Patients in Total Knee Arthroplasty:  A Randomised Trial.  Selected from over 1500 submissions.

John Insall Award 2017 - Knee Society Open Meeting AAOS, San Diego, CA 2017

Paper:  Higher Tissue Concentrations of Vancomycin with Low-Dose Intraosseous Regional versus Intravenous Systemic Prophylaxis in Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty:  A Randomized Trial

Chitranjan S. Ranawat Award 2016 – Knee Society Open Meeting AAOS, Orlando 2016

Paper - No Difference in Two-Year Functional Outcomes Using Kinematic Versus Mechanical Alignment in TKA
- A Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial

ANZAC Award, Combined NZOA/AOA Annual Meeting, Cairns 2016

Paper - Why Knees Fail in the Twenty-First Century – Fifteen Year Analysis of 11,342 TKAs

John Insall Travelling Fellowship Award, Oct 2015

Four knee surgeons chosen worldwide for four-week tour of North American knee centers

Best Poster Award - EFORT Congress, Prague, May 2015

The Gown Glove Interface Is A Source Of Contamination. A Comparative Study

Knee Society ‘Young Investigator’ Award, Mar 2015, AAOS, Las Vegas

Does Speed Kill? Revision Rates and Functional Outcomes in Relationship to Duration of Surgery

Best of AAOS Session – American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, New Orleans 2014

Top 3 Knee Paper - Does Speed Kill? Revision Rates and Functional Outcomes in TKA in Relation to Duration of Surgery.

Mark Coventry Award 2013 – Knee Society Open Meeting AAOS, Chicago 2013

Paper - Higher Concentrations of Vancomycin with Low-Dose Intraosseous Regional Prophylaxis in TKA - A Randomized Trial

Top 5 Paper Award - ICJR East New York 2013

Paper - Higher Concentrations of Vancomycin with Low-Dose Intraosseous Regional Prophylaxis in TKA - A Randomized Trial

Louis Barnett Prize - Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, 2011

Paper - “Intraosseous administration of prophylactic Antibiotics – A randomised controlled trial.”

Finalist – Sir Edward Hughes Memorial Research Prize in Surgery 2006

Cabrini Monash University, Melbourne
Paper - “Functional outcome of revision surgery for periprosthetic fractures about the hip”

Australian SICOT Award 2006

SICOT 4th Annual International Conference, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Paper - “Periprosthetic fractures following total hip arthroplasty”


NATIONAL AWARDS

Best Poster Award - NZ Health Excellence Awards

For Paper:  "Innovative patient-centered approach to prevent surgical site infection in orthopaedic arthroplasty surgery"

CEO Research Award Waitemata District Health Board 2017

Paper:  "No Difference in Two-Year Functional Outcomes Using Kinematic versus Mechanical Alignment in TKA - A Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial"

President’s Award – New Zealand Orthopaedic Association 2011

Best Overall Graduating Trainee

Research Award – New Zealand Orthopaedic Association 2011

Best Overall Research NZOA

Auckland Orthopaedic Society Academic Meeting, 2011

Winner - Best Presentation
For paper “Intraoperative contamination with Space Suits – A mechanism.”

Auckland Orthopaedic Society Academic Meeting, 2010

Winner - Best Presentation
For paper “Intraosseous administration of prophylactic Antibiotics.”

New Zealand Orthopaedic Association National Training Weekend 2010

Best Trainee Prize

New Zealand Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting, Wellington 2009

Smith and Nephew Award - Best Presentation
For paper “Reverse shoulder arthroplasty vs hemiarthroplasty in the treatment of cuff tear arthropathy”

Auckland Orthopaedic Society Academic Meeting, 2008

Runner up, Best Presentation
For paper “Autogenous bulk bone graft in Total Hip Arthroplasty in developmental hip dysplasia.”

New Zealand Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting, Napier 2008

Smith and Nephew Award, Best Presentation
For paper “Comparison of functional outcomes of Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty versus Hemiarthroplasty in the primary treatment of acute Proximal Humerus Fracture”

Mary Shaw Prize for Surgery – Graduating Class 2001

Otago University Medical School, Dunedin