Speciality

Subspeciality

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Foot and Ankle surgery

Areas of Interest

About

Dr Geoff Tymms is a specialist Foot and Ankle surgeon. He has extensive experience in this field. He treats all foot and ankle problems but with particular interest in sporting ankle injuries, ankle reconstruction for damaged ligaments, arthroscopy (key hole surgery) and ankle replacement surgery for ankle arthritis. He also has interest in looking after patients with neurological issues causing deformity and instabilty. He enjoys caring for patients of all ages from teenagers to older people with arthritis and 'wear and tear' injuries, to help people get back to being active and pain free.

Epworth hospital locations

Hospital

Epworth Richmond

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

645 Burwood Hwy
Vermont South VIC 3133

Consulting Location

OrthoSport Victoria

Level 5 89 Bridge Road
Richmond VIC 3121

Education and training

  • Medical student teaching, Epworth Hospital
  • Senior clinical lecturer, Deakin University
  • University of Melbourne MBBS
  • Medical student teaching at Royal Melbourne Hospital
  • Orthopaedic surgical registrar teaching/ supervision at Royal Melbourne Hosptial

Research

  • Ankle replacement surgery

Qualifications

  • MBBS, University of Melbourne, 1995
  • FRACS (Ortho) 2004
  • FAOrth, Australian Orthopaedic Association, 2007

Professional Associations

  • AOA
  • Australian Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
  • American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
  • AMA
  • Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association member

Public Appointments

  • Royal Melbourne Hospital