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Orthopaedic Surgeon

Health Professionals Information

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Details of Service:

Western Health provides the following service for patients who require assessment and management of orthopedic conditions.

The Orthopaedic services at Western Health Service are publicly funded. There is no out of pocket fee associated with this service.

Please ensure that all referrals have a clinicians name on it or it will be unable to be accepted.

The service provides support for the following conditions:

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Long standing Anterior Cruciate Issues
  • Carpal Tunnel
  • Supraspinatus concerns


  • Mr Ish Hussaini

Current Session Times

All sessions are located at Melton Health and Community Services Green Building.

Orthopaedic appointments are offered on Wednesdays.

Important Information:

Please ensure that all recent blood tests, pathology, imaging etc are attached to the referrals.

Providing relevant investigations and results will assist in appropriate and timely triage of your patients.

The following conditions are NOT able to be seen at Western Health and it is suggested they are referred to a tertiary hospital.

  • Second opinions
  • Spinal conditions
  • Patients with a BMI >36 
  • Acute (within 6 weeks) Injuries

Referrals and Further Information:

For Further information, please call the Referral and Appointment Service on 03 9747 7609.

Referrals can be accepted by fax (03 9746 0668) or via Connecting Care.

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