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Orthopaedic Service

The Orthopaedic Unit at University Hospital Geelong comprises a dedicated Orthopaedic Ward on Level 5 of the Baxter Wing, a dedicated Orthopaedic Theatre (Theatre 4) with laminar flow, an office and a seminar room (both of which are adjacent to the ward) on Baxter Wing 5.

  • There is extensive Outpatients Services.
  • The medical staff consists of one full-time orthopaedic surgeon and eight visiting surgeons.
  • The unit has four registrars.
  • The unit is also serviced by allied health teams including inpatient and outpatient orthopaedic physiotherapist and occupational therapists.
  • The Orthopaedic Unit is also actively involved in research.

There are three Outpatient sessions attended by Orthopaedic Surgeons:

  • Monday afternoon
  • Wednesday morning
  • Thursday morning

There are also four outpatient sessions per week led by physiotherapists and staffed by podiatrists and general practitioners (with a special interest in orthopaedics).

Orthopaedic Ward

Baxter Wing 5 is an Orthopaedic Unit which receives patients from the Barwon south west region.  Elective, emergency and trauma orthopaedic cases are admitted to the ward.


Last Modified: Tuesday, 12 February 2019


University Hospital Geelong, Baxter Wing 5, Bellerine St, Geelong 3220

Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm

03 4215 0000

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