Orthopaedic surgery

Whether it's for knees, hips, hands, arms, legs or back, our orthopaedic services provide care from pre-surgery through to rehabilitation to get you moving.

Caregiver assisting an elderly patient by holding their arm whilst they walk using the parallel bars for assistance in a rehabilitation room.

Orthopaedic surgery treats conditions affecting the musculoskeletal system: bones, joints, muscles, ligaments and tendons.

You may need care to get you moving after sporting injuries such as broken bones or ligament repair, or to reduce pain in your joints caused by wear and tear over time such as hip and knee replacements.

Orthopaedic care includes services for:

  • knee and hip disorders and ligament reconstructions
  • shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand problems
  • joint replacements and reconstructions for hip, knee, shoulder, elbow, hand and wrist, foot and ankle
  • foot and ankle disorders
  • sports-related injury management
  • spinal injuries
  • paediatric orthopaedics.

Our highly skilled surgeons and caregivers use the latest techniques and equipment to improve your movement and ability to participate in activities you enjoy.

We provide care from evaluation and management, through to surgery and rehabilitation to help you return to your daily activities as quickly as possible.

Benefits of our orthopaedic surgery services

Advantages of our orthopaedic surgery services:

  • all your orthopaedic care needs from evaluation to rehabilitation
  • access to a multidisciplinary team, including leading orthopaedic surgeons
  • efficient and up-to-date theatres
  • forward thinking orthopaedic developments in research, and development.

These benefits depend on your particular circumstances and require you to fully participate in necessary before and after care and management. You should consult a specialist in this area before deciding whether surgery is suitable for you.

Orthopaedics at St John of God Midland Private Hospital

Our orthopaedic surgeons at St John of God Midland Private Hospital provide comprehensive care for a range of orthopaedic conditions, and many of our specialists have multiple sub-specialty areas of interest.

You can browse our orthopaedic surgeons through our Find a specialist search.

St John of God Midland Private Hospital offers high quality, private orthopaedic care close to home.

With eight highly qualified orthopaedic surgeons consulting and operating onsite and access to the latest technology, including robotically-assisted surgery, our hospital offers residents of Perth’s eastern suburbs and Wheatbelt region can receive specialist orthopaedic care close to home.

As a patient at St John of God Midland Private Hospital, you get prioritised access to a private room in our new facility, your choice of surgeon, and a surgery date that suits your schedule. You also have access to private rehabilitation services, if required.

Knowing what to expect when you come to hospital for orthopaedic surgery can help you and your family and carers prepare for your upcoming hospital stay.

Your orthopaedic surgeon will provide you with information about the timing of your procedure and our pre-admission and admission team will provide you with relevant information to prepare you for your hospital stay.

You can also find out more about your upcoming admission:

After your orthopaedic surgery, we take you to your hospital room where your rehabilitation starts.

Our multidisciplinary orthopaedic team is focused on helping you regain your mobility as soon as possible so you can return to the activities you enjoy.

Your recovery includes access to a comprehensive range of rehabilitation services, including our hydrotherapy pool and dedicated rehabilitation gym.

Your rehabilitation continues when you return home. 

Home visiting nurses

You can choose to have our home visiting nurses come to your home to care for you after your hospital stay to help you recover.
Our nurses can provide a range of services tailored to meet your needs including wound care and administering IV antibiotics or anti-coagulation treatment.

Rehabilitation in the home

Our team of home visiting physiotherapists and occupational therapists, as well as other allied health clinicians such as dietitians and speech pathologists, can come to your house to help you recover and build up strength after orthopaedic surgery
You do not need a referral to access this care, you can simply contact us to book your first visit.