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Overview

Our orthopaedic service are available at Epworth Eastern, Epworth Freemasons, Epworth Geelong and Epworth Richmond.

We run pre-admission clinics for hip and knee replacement patients to help prepare patients and their families for surgery.

Epworth specialises in the treatment of:

  • Back problems
  • Dislocations
  • Fractures
  • Foot and ankle surgery
  • Foot disorders
  • Joint disorders
  • Skeletal defects

Referring to orthopaedic surgery

Our patients are at the centre of everything we do.

Our Find a Doctor directory allows you to contact an Epworth accredited specialist for your GP to refer you to.

A referral from your GP, a Specialist or other health professional is required to access most Epworth services and some can be called directly by the patient including our Allied Health Clinic, GP Clinic, Men’s Health Clinic and Jean Hailes at Epworth Freemasons as well as our Breast Services, Epworth Sports and Exercise Medicine Group and Epworth HealthCheck.

Read more: For GPs - Connecting GPs with Epworth.

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Orthopaedic surgery at Epworth Eastern

Orthopaedic Surgery at the Epworth Eastern specialises in the treatment of:

  • Back problems
  • Congenital defects of the skeleton
  • Dislocations
  • Foot disorders
  • Fractures
  • Joint disorders

We have particular expertise the following types of surgery

  • Hip
  • Knee
  • Lower limb - ankle/foot
  • Upper limb - shoulder/elbow/wrist/hand

The Orthopaedic Unit has dedicated teams of nursing, medical and allied health staff to expertly manage all Orthopaedic conditions and is supported by radiology facilities including MRI and CT Scans.

Rehabilitation

In the event rehabilitation is required, we offer timely transfers to our Epworth Rehabilitation Camberwell facility.

Information brochures for total knee replacement and total hip replacement, developed by the hospital's nursing staff, can provide detailed information for patients having surgery.

Epworth Eastern
Nurse Manager
Phone: 03 8807 7565

Orthopaedic surgery at Epworth Freemasons

Orthopaedic Surgery at Epworth Freemasons involves the treatment of:

  • Back problems
  • Congenital defects of the skeleton
  • Dislocations
  • Fractures
  • Foot disorders
  • Joint disorders

The Orthopaedic Unit has dedicated teams of nursing, medical and allied health staff to expertly manage all orthopaedic conditions and is supported by radiology facilities including MRI and CT Scans within close proximity.

Rehabilitation

In the event that rehabilitation is required, we offer timely transfers to our Epworth Rehabilitation Camberwell or Richmond facilities.

Information brochures for total knee replacement and total hip replacement, developed by the hospital's orthopaedic surgeons, can provide detailed information for patients having surgery.

Epworth Freemasons
Phone: 03 9483 3833

Orthopaedic surgery at Epworth Geelong

Epworth specialises in the treatment and rehabilitation of orthopaedic conditions including:

  • Back problems
  • Dislocations
  • Fractures
  • Foot disorders
  • Joint disorders
  • Musculoskeletal defects

Surgical pre-admission clinics and rehabilitation services are available to help patients prepare and recover from orthopaedic surgery.

Orthopaedic surgery at Epworth Richmond

There are three orthopaedic units at Epworth Richmond with a total of 107 beds. We have a dedicated team of nursing, medical and allied health staff to expertly manage all orthopaedic conditions. Orthopaedic units have access to 24-hour emergency medical back-up, radiology, pharmacology and pathology services.

Facility offering

Orthopaedic surgery at Epworth Richmond specialises in the treatment of:

  • Back problems
  • Congenital defects of the skeleton
  • Dislocations
  • Foot disorders
  • Fractures
  • Joint disorders
  • Sporting injuries

We have particular expertise the following types of surgery:

  • Hip
  • Knee
  • Lower limb - ankle/foot
  • Upper limb - shoulder/elbow/wrist/hand
  • Spinal surgery
  • Orthopaedic units at Epworth Richmond have dedicated teams of nursing, medical and allied health staff to expertly manage all orthopaedic conditions and are supported by radiology facilities including MRI and CT scans, pharmacology and pathology services.

    Orthopaedic Pre-admission Education Program

    We run pre-admission clinics for hip and knee replacement patients to help prepare patients and their families for surgery. Note: May depend on COVID-19 restrictions.

    Rehabilitation

    If rehabilitation is required, we offer timely transfers to rehabilitation, including rehabilitation in the home programs. See more about Epworth Rehabilitation.

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    Epworth Geelong

    • 1 Epworth Place, Waurn Ponds VIC 3216
    • Emergency Department is open between 8:00 AM and midnight local time
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    Epworth Richmond

    • 89 Bridge Road, Richmond VIC 3121
    • Emergency Department is open 24 hours

    Related services

    Clinical institute

    Musculoskeletal Clinical Institute

    Director:
    Mr Andrew Tang
    The Institute encompasses orthopaedics, sports and exercise medicine and rheumatology.