GRADUAL RETURN TO ELECTIVE SURGERY

We have been given permission to return to limited elective surgery. We are trying to treat our most urgent patients, but balance our use of resources :  hospital beds, ventilators and protective equipment (PPE). Here at Geelong Orthopaedics we are very conscious of the possibilities of COVID ̶...

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Bone School Education via zoom

Prof Page and Mr Kevin Eng held a bone school lecture series to all orthopaedic trainees over Zoom april 24. The topic was shoulder instability. We had trainees log into our zoom talk from every state, and we had 4 lectures and several cases to learn from in what can be a common, but challenging [&h...

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CORONAVIRUS COVID-19

Coronavirus (COVID19) is a concern for us all. Here at Geelong Orthopaedics we are still working and caring for patients. We are happy to receive referrals. At the moment elective surgery is continuing but is urgents only as of oct 14 (cat 1, 2) . Currently a negative covid test is required 3 days p...

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REGISTRAR TRAINING DAY IN HAND SURGERY MARCH 10

Mr Kevin Eng helped organised the biannual Australian Hand Surgery Society registrar education day with Prof Eugene Ek, and Mr Anthony Berger. Many fantastic, generous, local , interstate and international speakers volunteered their time including Prof Don Lalonde from Toronto teaching about wide aw...

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COMBINED HAND SURGERY SOCIETY MEETING

Prof Page and Kevin eng have both presented at the combined meeting of the Asia Pacific Federation of hand surgery societies and the Australian hand surgery society. Richard presented on distal radius fractures and finger PIP injuries which are common. Kevin Eng also presented research about distal ...

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Victorian Orthopaedic Association Branch meeting

Our annual Victorian branch meeting was held at cape schank on the weekend of 22/23rd Feb. Mr Kevin Eng and Prof Richard Page were asked to speak. Mr Eng gave a talk on the use of reverse shoulder replacement in cuff deficient shoulders. Its main indication is in those patients who have irrepairable...

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Prof Page and Geelong Orthopedics feature in research outreach

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New foot and ankle surgeon joining Geelong Orthopaedics

We look forward to the commencement of Mr Michael Galvin at Geelong Orthopaedics. It is anticipated he will join our practice in March 2020. He has a practice focused on foot and ankle, hip and knee and trauma surgery. More details will follow soon!

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