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DAA Community established at PEI-run orthopaedic meeting

PEI was delighed to be a part of the establishement of the Direct Anterior Approach (DAA) Community Ireland which took place on Monday, 25th June.

The launch coincided with a PEI-run evening meeting entitled "Direct Anterior Approach Surgery" which took place at Ely Wine Bar & Restaurant, 22 Ely Place, Dublin 2, and featured Dr. Joel Matta, The Steadman Clinic, Colorado, USA, world renowned speaker on the topic.

Dr Matta spoke on a number of topics, including

  • Direct Anterior Surgery
  • Outcomes
  • Corail Pinnacle
  • Actis, and 
  • Ambulatory Surgical Centre

The DAA Community Ireland was officially launched by Mr. Paul McKenna, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, University Hospital Waterford and Kilcreene Regional Orthopaedic Hospital.

DAA Meeting | PEI

DAA Meeting | PEI

Dr. Joel Matta is an Orthopaedic Surgeon Practicing Hip and Pelvic Reconstruction. He is the founder and director of the Hip and Pelvis Institute at St. John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, Calif. A veteran of 35 years in the practice of orthopaedic surgery, Dr. Matta also is the founding President of the Anterior Hip Foundation. He has published more than 30 articles and studies on the advancement of techniques and methods used to simplify and improve hip replacement, pelvic and acetabular fracture treatment and periacetabular osteotomy.


For further information, please contact Sean Smith, via email: smiths@pei.ie or via mobile: 086 837 2809; or alternatively call Joyce at the PEI offices at 01 419 6926 or email: fairbanksj@pei.ie.

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