Melbourne Hand Surgery 

Coronavirus update: All suitable consultations at Melbourne Hand Surgery are currently conducted via telehealth (phone or video consultation) to maximise patient and staff safety. We have implemented enhanced hygiene meaures in our rooms including acrylic screens, masks, hand sanitiser, face shields and physical distancing-related changes. 

We are continuing to perform rooms procedures, including needle fasciotomies for Dupuytren's contracture. There are  currently restrictions on performing elective surgery in Victorian hospitals, as private hospitals are accommodating aged care residents as well as providing nursing staff for aged care residences. We are currently taking bookings for and scheduling emergency and category 1 surgeries at The Avenue and Epworth Freemasons. We are taking bookings for category 2 and 3 surgeries from 21 September, or as soon as the pandemic situation permits. Please note that all patients who are scheduled for elective surgery admission are required to undertake a COVID test and obtain a negative ("not infected") result prior to admission. 

Victorians are in this together and together we will get through this. Thank you for your understanding as our community works through these unprecedented times together (last updated: 3 August 2020).

Fractures

Dr Jill Tomlinson offers a full range of hand and wrist surgery services at Melbourne Hand Surgery, including the treatment of:

A common question people ask is "is a break the same as a fracture?" The answer is yes. If you have a broken bone you have a fracture.

Not sure which bone you have broken? Have a look at the images below:

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If you can't find the information you are looking for on this page please use the "search" box in the left hand column to find it - with many different categories of hand injuries this may be the quickest way to find what you are looking for! If you can't find the information you're looking for please let us know, so we can develop content that will assist future visitors.

handandwristbones

FRACS

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