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.

St John of God Health Care orthopaedic surgery
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 Mt Lawley Hospital


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

Our team is highly experienced in:

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

Find the orthopaedic surgeon of choice who works at St John of God Mt Lawley Hospital by browsing our Find a Doctor.

Centrally located and overlooking the Swan River in Mt Lawley, St John of God Mt Lawley Hospital has a caring, community feel that provides the ideal therapeutic environment for rest and recovery.

Our facilities provide the perfect environment to guide you on your orthopaedic journey from evaluation to surgery and rehabilitation.

We help you prepare for your procedure and at each step during your admission to ensure you feel supported and confident in our care.

You can also find out more about what to expect when you come to hospital:

At St John of God Mt Lawley Hospital we are leaders in rehabilitation.

With input from your orthopaedic surgeon, our multidisciplinary team develops a comprehensive plan which is tailored to your individual needs.

This allows you to meet your rehabilitation goals sooner and get you back to the activities you enjoy.

Find out more about our rehabilitation services.

After your hospital stay, and in addition to outpatient rehabilitation care, you can choose for our home visiting nurses to help care for you.

Our nurses can provide a range of services tailored to meet your needs including wound care and administering IV antibiotics or anti-coagulation treatment.

Orthopaedic blogs

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