Melbourne Hand Surgery 

COVID news: Elective surgery restrictions have been lifted and we will resume all elective surgeries from 28 September. Please note that all patients who are scheduled for elective surgery admission are required to undertake a COVID test, to obtain a negative ("not infected") result prior to admission, and to self-isolate from the time of test to admission. As Epworth Cliveden remains indefinitely closed at this time Dr Tomlinson does not have any regular surgical lists at Epworth, but her lists continue at The Avenue and Glenferrie Private. 

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 closed on Fridays.

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: 22 September 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:

handbones

 

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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