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Orthopaedics

Orthopaedics is the medical specialty that focuses on injuries and diseases of your body's musculoskeletal system. This complex system, which includes your bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles, and nerves, allows you to move, work, and be active.

How to access this service

To be seen at an orthopaedic clinic, Medicare rules demand that you have a referral; this can come from your GP. Elective clinics at South West Healthcare are run by:

A/Prof Sutherland
Phone 0424 998 776
Fax (03) 4505 2444

Mr Mitra
Phone (03) 5564 4217
Fax (03) 5564 4329

Referrals can also come from Emergency Department (for treatment injuries).

Patient information

  • What to bring

    Any old xrays and other documentation of previous orthopaedic care by other clinicians.

Page last updated: 30 December 2020

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