Waverley Private Hospital
Part of Ramsay Health Care

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Orthopaedics

Orthopaedic Overview

Waverley Private Hospital specialises in advanced orthopaedic surgery including complex hip and knee surgery, joint replacement, arthritis management, sports injury and trauma.

Our orthopaedic surgeons are recognised nationally and internationally for their surgical excellence, utilising the latest minimally invasive techniques to deliver solutions for patients with musculoskeletal problems.

Scope of service

  • Hip Arthroscopy - click here for more information
  • Orthopaedic surgery of the Hip and Knee, Shoulder, Elbow, Hand, Foot & Ankle
  • Joint Replacement
  • Knee and Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Hand Surgery
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Radiology
  • Physiotherapy

We have specialist orthopaedic surgeons, anaesthetists, nurses and allied healthcare professionals available to ensure you receive the very best of care.

Most patients will have a preoperative assessment with ongoing care management during hospitalisation to ensure all discharge needs are met.

While our atmosphere is relaxed, our equipment and facilities are at the forefront of medical technology and practice.

Where possible, we have private rooms designed for total hip and knee surgery.

The hospital features 5 operating theatres equipped with the latest technology to assist surgeons perform state of the art orthopaedic procedures. These include:

  • Stryker Navigation System - an advanced computer-assisted 3D surgical monitoring program that helps the surgeon more precisely align a hip or knee implant

  • Hip Arthroscopy - specialised positioning devices and equipment

  • Mini C-Arm - imaging system that facilitates surgical procedures of the hand and foot

  • Spider Arm - specialty shoulder positioning device, facilitating upper limb procedures

  • Image Intensifier - used to optimise medical images with an X-ray imaging system in theatre

A diagnostic imaging service is located onsite, encompassing a range of modalities, from plain X-Rays to CT Scanning.

Most patients and their families prefer to access healthcare services, close to home. That is why all of our orthopaedic surgeons are accredited to operate regularly at Waverley Private Hospital, and also offer the convenience of onsite or local consulting.

See our list of orthopaedic surgeons.

Our orthopaedic surgeons and nursing staff work closely with visiting, hospital accredited physiotherapists who provide in-house physiotherapy care. For patients going home directly, outpatient physiotherapy and/or occupational therapy referrals are arranged.

The discharge destination for patients is determined through consultation with their surgeon.