Operating one of the Southern Hemisphere's busiest orthopaedic departments, the Mater provides a comprehensive range of orthopaedic care, treating patients with acute and chronic injuries, sporting and work related injuries. Main activities include hip, knee and shoulder replacements as well as spinal, knee and ankle surgery.
Our highly respected orthopaedic surgeons work with our team of skilled nurses, physiotherapists and occupational therapists to ensure optimal health outcomes for each patient.
Orthopaedic services are considered one of the focal services of the Mater Hospital. In 2009 more than 4,500 orthopaedic procedures were performed, of which over 1,600 were joint replacement procedures.