Orthopaedics

WebDSC_7332_stairs_smilingWhy choose the Mater for your orthopaedic care?

  • The Mater is one of the Southern Hemisphere's busiest orthopaedic departments and St Vincent's Health Australia's leading orthopaedic hospital
  • We treat acute and chronic injuries, sporting and work related injuries
  • Over 2,100 joint replacements a year (an average of over 40 joint replacements each week) 
  • Accelerated recovery program for joint replacements (MARS)
  • Highly respected orthopaedic surgeons, involved in extensive clinical research and education
  • Skilled nurses with specialised orthopaedic qualifications
  • Extended hours for physiotherapy ensuring optimal recovery
  • Inpatient and out patient rehabilitation
  • Pre-admission Clinic
  • A strong international reputation which results in numerous Fellowship programs
  • Full-time Orthopaedic Registrar, which is unique to a private hospital setting

Only Australian Member of the International Society of Orthopaedic Centres

International Society of Orthopaedic Centers

Orthopaedic services are considered one of the focal services of the Mater Hospital and it is the only Australian Hospital to be accepted into the International Society of Orthopaedic Centres, satisfying the prerequisites of being a high volume leader of orthopaedic services, clinical research and education.