We provide treatment, care and support for general, specialty and complex orthopaedic problems.

Key points

  • We provide emergency and planned (elective) surgery for people in hospital
  • We manage spinal deformity and trauma
Patients need a referral from their GP or healthcare provider. Access referral information

What we do

The Orthopaedic Surgery service is a leading centre for computer-aided surgery and plays a leading role in the management of spinal deformity and trauma.

We work closely with Rheumatology to provide a complete musculoskeletal service. We also work closely with the Major Trauma Service and Advanced Practice Physiotherapists.

We care for emergency and planned (elective) surgery patients, with more than 2,500 surgical procedures performed every year.

Our clinics

Fracture Clinic
The RMH Parkville
Virtual Fracture Clinic
The RMH Parkville
Spine Fracture Clinic
The RMH Parkville
Orthopaedic Consultant Clinic
The RMH Parkville
The RMH Parkville
For patients
For health professionals

Need to change or cancel your appointment?

Do one of the following:

  • Access Health Hub to change the appointment yourself
  • Complete our online form and we'll change it for you
  • Call Specialist Clinics (Outpatients) on (03) 9342 7393 and we'll help you over the phone

What to bring

Every time you come

Every time you come in for a test, day procedure, surgery or treatment, you should bring:

  • Medicare card
  • Health Care card (if you have one)
  • Concession card (if you have one)
  • Adverse drug alert card (if you have one)
  • Medications you are currently taking, including any that you have bought without a prescription
  • X-ray films, scans, ultrasounds or any other test results you have which are related to your procedure
  • Private health insurance card (if you want to use it)
  • Aids (glasses, hearing aid, walking frame)

For a clinic appointment

If you come for a clinic appointment, you should also bring:

  • Your appointment letter
  • Any special items listed on your letter
  • Your appointment book (if relevant)
  • TAC or WorkCover claim number

For an overnight or longer stay

If you come for an overnight (or longer stay), you should also bring:

  • A dressing gown and slippers, or comfortable day clothes and shoes
  • Your toiletries
  • Your iPad or tablet and phone, provided you are happy to take responsibility for them

Do not bring (for overnight or longer stay)

And if you're staying overnight or longer, do not bring:

  • Your handbag, wallet, purse or large amounts of cash. Just bring a small amount for items such as newspapers, magazines or coffee
  • Valuables, such as jewellery, watches or other items of value to you
Head of service
Dr Christos Kondogiannis
Contact us
Orthopaedic Surgery
(03) 9342 8400
Surgical waiting list enquiries & Orthopaedic Liaison Nurse
(03) 9342 8738
Orthopaedic appointments for specialist clinics (outpatients)
(03) 9342 4234
For GP referrals
(03) 9342 8479
PA for orthopaedic unit
The RMH Parkville
300 Grattan St, Parkville, Victoria
(03) 9342 4234
Referrals for Specialist Clinics
Planned Surgery & Pre-Admission
When you receive our letter, call Bookings to make your appointment.
(03) 9342 7893
Pre-Admission Clinic
(03) 9342 8400
Bookings and waitlist enquiries
The RMH Parkville
Level 3 East
300 Grattan St, Parkville, Victoria
Surgery waiting list
Contact the RMH Waiting List Coordinators for enquiries about the current surgical waiting list
Last updated 18 April 2024