Special Journal Club with Prof Greg Bain

On Wed within covid restrictions a special scientific meeting was held with Prof Gregory Bain, visiting from SA, and an expert in upper limb surgery. We were fortunate to have a great lecture and discussion about complex elbow fracture – dislocations highlighting pathoanatomy and surgical tech...

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A standing ovation for Oxford Covid vaccine creator Prof Sarah Gilbert

Prof Sarah Gilbert, vaccinologist (and lead in the team that developed the oxford COVID vaccine) was invited to watch Wimbledon from the royal box. She was given a stirring minute long standing ovation when introduced to the crowd. Her inspirational work over the years has saved countless lives as s...

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Mr Ben Miller on orthopaedic surgeon selection panel

Mr Ben Miller is our Board of Studies representative for the Australian Orthopaedic Association, the group that oversees training surgeons. On Saturday the 19th June he was part of the panels that interview prospective orthopaedic surgeons. This involved junior doctors applying to our association an...

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Mr Michael Galvin teaching a foot and ankle surgical course

Mr Galvin has been invited to teach at a foot and ankle surgical instruction course. He will be part of the teaching faculty for the Osteosynthesis and Trauma Care group on the topic of “Fractures of the foot and ankle.” He will be giving lectures and doing cadaveric teaching helping tra...

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Robotic Assisted Knee replacements now be offered by surgeons from Geelong Orthopaedics

We have several surgeons in our group who are now offering patients robotic assisted knee replacement surgery. This is where the position of the knee replacement components is guided by a robot during the operation. Special X-rays are taken prior to the surgery to allow the position of the knee repl...

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Mr Angliss and Mr Brown examining orthopaedic surgery candidates

On the weekend of the 5th and 6th of june Mr Angliss and Mr Brown were examiners in the annual orthopaedic final examination. This is a major test for trainees who wish to become surgeons. The examinations consist of multiple tests including diagnostics, pathology, and surgery, and include written a...

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Geelong Orthopaedics Surgeons receive our 2nd AZ COVID doses

Surgeons at Geelong Orthopaedics are receiving our 2nd Covid vaccine doses. We are most grateful to those great scientists who have worked so hard on this and the staff at the vaccination centers for working so tirelessly. We encourage all eligible people to get the vaccine to protect yourselves and...

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Successful orthopaedic Registrar teaching day

On Saturday 15th the Geelong Orthopaedic group held a teaching session for the orthopaedic surgical trainees. Each subspecialty area presented clinical cases over zoom and in depth discussions were had with all the surgeons. We are grateful to the trainees, surgeons and the AOA vic branch staff for ...

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