Private orthopaedic surgery is often cheaper than living with long-term pain

At Prince of Wales Private Hospital, relieving your pain and helping you move again is the goal of our surgeons, nurses, physiotherapists and care teams.

Our world class orthopaedic specialists and doctors have minimal wait times. And you can also speak to us about self-funding, if you don't have private health insurance. Ask your GP or physio for a referral to one of our orthopaedic specialists or doctors here in Randwick.

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Prince of Wales Private Hospital

Why choose Prince of Wales Private Hospital?

Our expert team want to make sure your experience is as comfortable as possible and our friendly staff will be with you from admission through to your post-operative care. 

The Orthopaedics team at Prince of Wales Private Hospital performs around 3000 surgeries every year.

Our highly skilled group of dedicated orthopaedic surgeons have a broad range of expertise, including hip, knee and shoulder arthritis, sports injuries, spinal conditions, hand, shoulder, elbow, wrist and foot disorders, trauma and paediatric orthopaedic conditions. 

Our orthopaedic surgeons and procedures  

Prince of Wales Private Hospital has some of Australia’s most experienced joint replacement surgeons and sports injury doctors.

We use minimally invasive techniques for joint, muscle and tendon repair, using the latest generation of orthopaedic implants.

The operating theatres are equipped with specialised instrumentation and state-of-the-art orthopaedic technology, including the Airo® 3D intraoperative CT system. We can also customise surgical instruments using pre-operative 3D modelling of a patient’s own bones.

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  • Total hip replacement
  • Revision hip replacement
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Total and partial knee replacement surgery
  • Revision knee replacement
  • ACL reconstruction
  • Realignment osteotomy
  • General trauma
  • Arthroscopic shoulder surgery
  • Capsular release
  • Shoulder replacement
  • Fractures
  • Rotator cuff repair
  • Shoulder stabilisation
  • Carpal tunnel
  • Trigger finger
  • Complex hand, wrist and elbow fractures
  • Prosthetic limb implants (osseointegration)
  • Ankle reconstruction and replacement
  • Foot and ankle deformity surgery
  • Achilles repairs
  • Bunions
  • Big toe stiffness (hallux rigidus)
  • Neck and back fusion
  • Correction of deformity (eg scoliosis, kyphosis)
  • Minimally invasive disc surgery / sciatica surgery
  • Gait abnormalities
  • Hip dysplasia
  • Correction of limb deformities
  • Congenital disorders
  • Injuries and fractures

The private experience

When you choose private, expect better. As one of our orthopaedic patients, you’ll be cared for by highly specialised nursing and allied staff trained in orthopaedic patient care. 

  • Specialist of your choice
  • Admission at a time that is convenient
  • Accommodation mainly in single rooms with ensuite
  • Private dining menu
  • PressReader – digital access to 7,000+ magazines and newspapers
  • Discharge planning support 

Your rehabilitation

Post-surgery, your orthopaedic surgeon will assess you and if you require rehab, together you’ll agree on the most suitable program.

Research shows that rehab delivered in the comfort of home is the most effective for patients. However, your surgeon may recommend an in-patient stay at a specialised facility. This will be organised for you before you leave our hospital.  

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