Orthopaedic Services

Barwon Health Orthopaedic Service

The Orthopaedic Unit at University Hospital Geelong comprises a dedicated Orthopaedic Ward on Level 5 of the Baxter Wing, a dedicated Orthopaedic Theatre (Theatre 4) with laminar flow, an office and a seminar room (both of which are adjacent to the ward) on Baxter Wing 5. There is extensive Out...

Barwon Orthopaedic Research Unit

Several studies are being conducted by the unit at any one time. The core project of the unit, having commenced in January 2002, is aimed at recording all hip, knee & shoulder replacement surgery ever performed at this hospital with patients seen pre-op, 3/12 and 12/12 (then on the surgeon'...

Developmental Dysplasia Hip Clinic/Club Foot Clinic

Screening surveillance and treatment of hip dysplasia. Ultrasound performed to age of 6 months. X-rays performed at 6 months and over. Clubfoot - Ponseti Technique This is a non-surgical method of treatment that involves gentle manual manipulation of the foot and application of an above kn...

Fracture Clinic - Outpatients Department

Fracture review only. New patients with referral from Emergency Department/General Practitioners/Other hospitals. X-rays – pre-arranged to streamline service delivery. ...

Hip & Knee Services - Outpatients

Rapid access physiotherapy and nurse led clinic specifically for patients with osteoarthritis (degeneration of the hip and knee joints). Identifies patients who require surgical opinion and those who can be managed safely without surgery. Runs alongside orthopaedic surgeon clinics so there is ...

Orthopaedic Access Service - Outpatients

Rapid access physiotherapy led clinic for patients with spinal, shoulder, knee or foot/ankle problems which are less likely to require surgical intervention.These clinics run on a cyclical timetable and average: 1 spinal clinic per month 2 shoulder clinics per month 3 knee clinics per month ...

Orthopaedic Preadmissions Clinic

Preadmissions refers to the steps before being admitted to hospital. This clinic provides care and management of patients who are waiting for joint replacement surgery, including: monitoring and assessment of patients whilst on the elective surgery waiting list prior to receiving date for surge...

Orthopaedic Ward

Baxter Wing 5 is an Orthopaedic Unit which receives patients from the Barwon South West region.  Elective, emergency and trauma orthopaedic cases are admitted to the ward....

Paediatric Orthopaedic Outpatients Clinic

Offers outpatient service for the treatment of orthopaedic conditions in children.Fact sheets for parentsTo read some helpful fact sheets from the Victorian Paediatric Orthopaedic Network (VPON), please click the links below: Good posture and care of the spineCollarbone (clavicle) fracturePlaster...

Paediatric Physiotherapy Clinic

This clinic is for patients who may not require surgical intervention. Patients are reviewed by a Paediatric Orthopaedic Physiotherapist for postural and developmental variances under supervision by an Orthopaedic Surgeon....

Traditional Owners

We, Barwon Health, acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land, the Wadawurrung people of the Kulin Nation. We pay our respects to the Elders both past and present.