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. 

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: 16 September 2020).

Ligaments

Specialist surgeon Dr Jill Tomlinson offers a full range of hand and wrist surgery services at Melbourne Hand Surgery. Ligament problems that we treat include:

When a ligament is strained (a Grade 1 or Grade 2 injury) surgery is not required. When a ligament is ruptured (a Grade 3 injury) surgery is generally appropriate and prompt specialist review is indicated. 

 

FRACS

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