Patient information seminar series

St John of God Murdoch Hospital is hosting a calendar of free patient information seminars to help community members better understand their treatment options and procedures.

15 May 2021, 28 May 2021, 12 Jun 2021

Patient information series 

Over the year, there will be multiple seminars run by top specialists at St John of God Murdoch Hospital.

The information seminars are designed for community members to come along to our hospital and learn more about various procedures, services of interest, recovery and the different options available. Some of the procedures covered will include joint replacement, paediatric ear, nose and throat, women’s health procedures and bariatric surgery.

Anyone can attend these seminars, without a referral, and it is a welcoming environment with plenty of opportunity to ask questions. Best of all, the patient information seminars are completely free of charge.

See the venue parking and entry instructions.

Upcoming seminar dates:

Light refreshments are included. Register now!

Registration is essential due to COVID restrictions - register using the form below. These are COVID Safe events. All required precautions will be taken for each event as necessary.

Cataract surgery with Kai Goh

Date: 15 May 2021 
Time: 10.00am - 11.30am
Location: Murdoch Auditorium

About the presenter: Dr Kai Goh is a highly accomplished eye surgeon, with more than 16 years of experience in performing ophthalmic surgery. To date, he has treated over 20,000 successful cases of cataracts and glaucoma.

Back and neck pain with Dr Greg Cunningham

Date: 28 May 2021
Time: 2.00 - 3.30pm
Location: Murdoch Auditorium

About the presenter: Dr Greg Cunningham is a spinal and orthopaedic surgeon at St John of God Murdoch Hospital. He is experienced in treating all spinal problems including the most complex or those requiring a second opinion. 

Minimally invasive management of heavy menstrual bleeding with Dr Jacques Pretorius

Date: 12 June 2021
Time: 10.00am - 11.30am
Location: Murdoch Auditorium

About the presenter: Dr Jacques Pretorius is a consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist, who offers a complete and professional service in general obstetrics and gynaecology.

Joint replacement with Assoc Prof Garth Prosser

Date: 19 June 2021
Time: 10.00am - 11.30am
Location: Murdoch Auditorium

About the presenter: Assoc Prof Gareth Prosser obtained his medical degree in the UK at Manchester University and undertook his surgical training in Birmingham. His orthopaedic training was based at the internationally renowned Royal Orthopaedic Hospital and he was awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2007.

Joint replacement with Mr Rhys Clark

Date: 24 July 2021
Time: 10.00am - 11.30am
Location: Murdoch Auditorium

About the presenter: Mr Rhys Clark is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon who specialises in the latest hip and knee replacement surgical techniques, as well as complex revision surgery and bone and soft tissue surgery.

Ablations and pacemakers with Dr Andrew Liu

Date: 28 August 2021
Time: 10.00am - 11.30am
Location: Murdoch Auditorium

About the presenter: Dr Andrew Liu is a cardiologist at St John of God Murdoch Hospital. He specialises in the treatment of arrhythmias including insertion of pacemakers, defibrillators, cardiac resynchronisation devices and catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation and other heart rhythm disorders.

Bariatric (weight loss) surgery with Dr Krishna Epari

Date: 23 October 2021
Time: 10.00am - 11.30am
Location: Murdoch Auditorium

About the presenter: Dr Krishna Epari is a general surgeon at St John of God Murdoch Hospital and has extensive experience in bariatric and metabolic surgery. 

Joint replacement with Mr Christopher Jones

Date: 9 November 2021
Time: 10.00am - 11.30am
Location: Murdoch Auditorium

About the presenter: Dr Christopher Jones is an orthopaedic surgeon at St John of God Murdoch Hospital. He works publicly at Fiona Stanley, Fremantle and Rockingham General Hospitals and privately through Orthopaedics WA at St John of God Murdoch Hospital. 


Completed seminars:

  • 27 February 2021: Joint replacement with Prof Piers Yates
  • 13 March 2021: Bariatric (weight loss) surgery with Mr Alan Thomas
  • 27 March 2021: Paediatric ENT and anaesthesia with Dr George Sim

See the venue parking and entry instructions.

More event dates will be released soon. 

Email or call 9428 8648 with any questions.

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