Orthopaedics

Referrals are welcomed for both general orthopaedic and the following 
sub-specialty areas:

  • Musculoskeletal tumour surgery – for urgent tumour referrals phone 9231 3980
  • Joint replacement surgery
  • Shoulder surgery 
  • Reconstructive limb surgery
  • Sports surgery
  • Foot and ankle surgery
  • Arthritis clinic 

Please Note: If patients are to be triaged for Orthopaedics we require a copy of the imaging result/ultrasound.
 
The orthopaedic clinic does not accept referrals for spinal problems or hand problems. For spinal problems refer to neurosurgery or the Royal Melbourne or Austin hospitals.
 
For patient review enquiries following ESAS treatment please contact the ESAS clinic on
Tel: (03) 9231 2905.
 
Visit the Australian Physiotherapy Association to locate your nearest physiotherapist.


Our Team

Prof Peter Choong    
Director    
Tel: (03) 9231 3980 
Fax: (03) 9416 3610

Ms Anita Boecksteiner
Head of Clinic
    
Mr Anthony Bonomo
        
Mr Anthony Dunin
        
Mr Roger Bingham
         
Mr Francis Ma    
    
Mr Altay Altuntas
         
Mr James Stoney    
    
Mr Gerard Powell
        
Mr Geoff Tymms    
    
Mr Dirk Van Bavel
          
Mr Michael Dooley
          
Ms Vikki Pliatsios
          
Mr Grant Pang
          
Mr Audi Widaja

Referral Information

The orthopaedic clinic does not accept referrals for spinal problems or hand problems. For spinal problems refer to neurosurgery or the Royal Melbourne or Austin hospitals.


Referral Forms and Guidelines

Refer to the Specialist Clinics area

Clinic Times

  • Monday 9.00am and Thursday 9.00am
  • Orthopaedic Fracture Clinic - Monday 9.00am and Thursday 9.00am

Contact Us

Patient Enquiries:

(03) 9231 3475

Fax: (03) 9231 3489


GP Enquiries:

(03) 9231 2898


Case Coordinator Nurse:

(03) 9231 1246

 

Referral Officer:

(03) 9231 1249



Health Pathways

HealthPathways Melbourne is an online portal designed to be used by general practice at the point of care to guide best practice assessment, management and referral of common clinical conditions.

 

Please Note:
This is a public outpatient service. All patients need to be referred to us by a GP. Please see your GP if you believe you would benefit from a referral to this clinic. Many doctors have private consulting suites as well as working in the public hospital system. This is entirely separate from St Vincent’s and our staff do not have any information about the private consulting practices of doctors.