Event details:

Title: Update for GPs: Advances and New Technology in Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery
Presenters / Topics: 
1. Hip replacements and the different approaches
Presented by Mr Matthew Alexander, Orthopaedic Surgeon (Hip & Knee)
2. Achieving better outcomes after Knee Replacements
Presented by Mr Justin Wong, Orthopaedic Surgeon (Hip & Knee)
3. Alignment theories in TKR
Presented by Mr Dirk van Bavel, Orthopaedic Surgeon (Hip & Knee)

Date: Thursday 10 March 2022
Time: 7.00pm – 8.30pm
Where: Zoom Webinar- dial in from your PC/laptop/mobile phone/tablet
Program: Presentation and Q&A

Session Overview

This GP education webinar is hosted by Epworth Healthcare. Our speakers are based at Epworth Eastern and Epworth Richmond. 

Topic 1: Hip replacements and the different approaches

Mr Matthew Alexander will discuss how to improve patient recovery and outcomes after Total Hip Replacement through advancements in approaches.

Topic 2: Achieving better outcomes after Knee Replacements

Mr Justin Wong will go onto to discuss the strategies that GPs and surgeons can use to improve outcomes after knee replacement surgery, including patient counselling, advancement of prosthesis technology, and the use of robotics.

Topic 3: Alignment theories in TKR

Lastly, Mr Dirk van Bavel will talk about the changes in the way surgeons align knees during knee replacements. This presentation will explain what that means, why we do it and how we do it.
The presentation will include the opportunity for panel Q&A.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the different approaches for THR and how they aid with patient recovery after surgery.
  • Learn the strategies that GPs and surgeons can implement to optimise patient outcomes after knee replacement surgery
  • Outline the new advancements in knee replacement surgery. 


  • 3 CPD Activity points

Event Registration

To register, please click on the above link and provide the following details.  A zoom webinar link will then be sent directly to the email address you provided (if you do not receive a link to your inbox, we suggest checking your Spam and Junk folders).

  • First name and surname
  • RACGP number
  • Practice name
  • Practice suburb and postcode
  • Email address
  • Occupation

Please direct your enquiries to [email protected]

Download the event flyer for complete information.