Living with long term pain often costs more than private orthopaedic surgery

Get moving again with our experienced orthopaedic specialists and doctor, who offer treatment for the full spectrum of musculoskeletal conditions. This includes hip, knee and shoulder arthritis, sports injuries, spinal conditions, hand, shoulder, elbow, wrist and foot disorders and trauma.

If you don’t have private insurance, there are self-funded options available. And no matter your treatment, there are minimal wait times. Speak with your GP or physio about your suitability for world class orthopaedic surgery, close to home, here in Coburg.

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Why choose John Fawkner Private Hospital?

At John Fawkner Private Hospital, our expert team is here to make sure your experience is as comfortable as possible and our friendly staff will be with you from pre-admission through to your post-operative care. 

We have a highly skilled group of dedicated orthopaedic surgeons with a broad range of expertise. They’re some of Australia’s most experienced orthopaedic specialists and doctors. 

Expect better when you’re here with us at John Fawkner Private Hospital in Coburg.

Our orthopaedic procedures

At John Fawkner Private Hospital our experienced orthopaedic specialists and doctors use minimally invasive techniques for joint, muscle and tendon repair, using the latest generation of screws, plugs and implants.

The operating theatres are equipped with a HEPA filtration system for infection control, specialised instrumentation and state-of-the-art orthopaedic technology.

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  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Total and partial knee replacement surgery
  • Revision knee replacement
  • ACL reconstruction
  • Realignment osteotomy
  • Hip arthroscopy
  • Total hip replacement
  • Revision hip replacement
  • Arthroscopic shoulder surgery
  • Shoulder replacement
  • Fractures
  • Rotator cuff repair
  • Shoulder stabilisation
  • Carpal tunnel
  • Trigger finger
  • Nerve injuries
  • Complex hand, wrist and elbow fractures
  • Foot and ankle deformity surgery
  • Achilles repairs
  • Bunions
  • Diabetic foot review
  • Toes
  • Fusion
  • Laminectomy
  • Discectomy
  • 3T GE MRI

The private experience

When you choose private, expect better.

As an orthopaedic patient at John Fawkner Private Hospital, you’ll be cared for by highly specialised nursing and allied health staff trained in orthopaedic patient care.

Your private patient comfort includes:

  • Specialist of your choice
  • Admission at a time that is convenient
  • Accommodation mainly in single rooms with ensuite
  • Private dining menu
  • Discharge planning support 
  • PressReader – digital access to 7,000+ magazines, newspapers and other publications.

Your rehabilitation

After surgery, your orthopaedic surgeon and our team will discuss the need for rehabilitation with you. Rehabilitation aims to reduce pain, prevent further injury and restore your independence. Together you will agree on the most suitable program.

Tailored orthopaedic rehabilitation programs are offered nearby at the Dorset Rehabilitation Centre, located in Pascoe Vale.

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