ORTHOPAEDIC

April 12, 2021 6:28 pm | Morwell, Victoria 3840

Mr Malcolm Thomas

Malcolm Thomas is an Orthopaedic Surgeon with over 30 years experience. He has been working in Gippsland since 1994, operating at Maryvale Private Hospital, Latrobe Regional, and West Gippsland Hospitals, and more recently, Central Gippsland Hospital. He has a practice which treats both adult and paediatric patients for elective and trauma surgeries. His interests include complex hip, knee, shoulder, foot and ankle procedures.He graduated from Monash University with Honours in 1983, completing his residency at Prince Henry’s Hospital, Melbourne. His orthopaedic training was undertaken at The Royal Melbourne, Royal Hobart, Box Hill and The Austin Hosptials. He completed  fellowships in foot and ankle surgery in Baltimore, USA in 1992, and at The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland Ohio, USA in 1993. Mr Thomas continues to expand his knowledge by regularly attending conferences, both domestically and internationally. He also visits the operating rooms of renown surgeons from around the world, including the  USA, Northern Ireland, and France.Mr Thomas has recently completed nine years on the Board of Examiners in Orthopaedics, which involves examining trainee doctors to become fully qualified surgeons under the auspices of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. He is passionate in teaching junior doctors, and won the 2019 award for outstanding teaching, given by the Victorian branch of the Australian Orthopaedic Association.Mr Thomas is trained in the Navio robotics-assisted total knee replacement offered at Maryvale Private Hospital.Personal interests include family, marathon running, travel, reading and cooking. He also loves his pet dog, Sebastian.

Mr Jonathan Robin

MBBS (Hons), MD, FRACS, FAOrthAJonathan is an Australian fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon with national and international experience. Mr Robin has sub-specialist expertise in knee and hip surgery and has completed two prestigious international knee fellowships in Bristol (UK) and Lyon (France). In particular, Jonathan has developed a special interest in treating patients with knee arthritis, hip arthritis, patella instability and sports knee injuries. More recently Jonathan has utilised robotics in joint replacements to help optimise his patients results from this technology. Mr Robin has published many peer-reviewed journal papers, presented at conferences nationally and internationally and mentors students and orthopaedic registrars.Fellow of Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Fellow of the Australian Orthopaedic Association Member of the ISAKOS and ESSKA

Mr Peter Rehfisch

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Mr George Owen

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Mr Ilan Freedman

Mr Ilan Freedman is a Melbourne and International Fellowship-trained Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in Direct Anterior Minimally-Invasive Hip Replacement and Patient-Specific 3D-printed Instrument (PSI) Partial and Total Knee Replacement. Mr Freedman trained as an Orthopaedic Surgeon in Australia and then received a prestigious scholarship from the European Federation of Orthopaedics and Traumatology to undertake fellowship training at Clinique du Sport in Paris, France with leading international hip surgeon, Dr Frederic Laude.Mr Freedman also completed a second international fellowship at the internationally renowned Hip Preservation Unit in Warwick, UK where he was involved in the treatment of professional athletes, such as English Premier League footballers and Olympic Athletes.Mr Freedman is pleased to be the first surgeon to bring Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement to the Gippsland area. Mr Freedman consults at Maryvale Private, in Warragul and in Melbourne.

Mr Ben Brooker

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