Information for Medical Practitioners

Medical practitioners, physiotherapists, or other health professionals who would like to discuss or refer a patient are welcome to contact Mr Einoder at any time.

General discussions about the rapidly advancing field of orthopaedics and best-practice are also welcome.

How to refer your patient

For urgent referrals please contact our clinic by phone 03 6234 3936.

For routine referrals phone, fax, email or fill out the online referral request.

If the matter is time-sensitive (such as an open fracture or suspected joint infection) please direct your patient to Hobart Private Hospital emergency department and alert Mr Einoder by phone. The emergency physician will promptly assess your patient, initiate emergency management and update Mr Einoder on their condition.

 

Refer your patient

What to supply with your referral

An X-ray is still desirable as part of a baseline assessment. If possible, we kindly request the patient has a recent plain x-ray of the involved area, including presumed soft-tissue problems.

Availability

Mr Einoder consults every Tuesday and Thursday. He will see all urgent clinic referrals as soon as is practicable, usually at the next consultation session. All non- urgent referrals can usually be seen within a few weeks.

Mr Einoder regularly deals with complex high-energy injuries of both the upper and lower limbs at the Royal Hobart Hospital.

Less complex fractures and dislocations can be treated at Hobart Private Hospital.

Mr Einoder has regular in-hours theatre lists as well as after-hours access to theatre to perform emergency surgery without delay.

Useful links

www.orthoanswer.org 
www.orthoinfo.aaos.org
www.surgeons.org

Scope of practice

Shoulder

  • Arthroscopic shoulder surgery
  • Subacromial decompression
  • Rotator cuff repair
  • SLAP lesion / labral repair / biceps tenodesis
  • Arthroscopic shoulder reconstruction (Bankart repair)
  • Open shoulder reconstruction (Latarjet procedure)
  • Acromio-Clavicular joint resection / reconstruction
  • Anatomic shoulder replacement
  • Reverse shoulder replacement
  • Management of complex fractures

Knee

  • Arthroscopic knee surgery
  • Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
  • Meniscal repair
  • Multiple ligament reconstruction
  • Joint preserving osteotomies around the knee
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Total knee replacement
  • Computer Navigated Knee Replacement

Elbow

  • Arthroscopic elbow surgery
  • Ulna nerve release/transposition
  • Tennis elbow surgery
  • Golfer’s elbow surgery
  • Biceps tendon repairs

 

Wrist/Hand

  • Wrist and scaphoid fracture fixation
  • Scapho-lunate ligament repair
  • Base of thumb arthritis resection and suspensionplasty
  • Carpal tunnel release
  • Limited and total wrist fusion

Hip

  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Mr Einoder tailors his approach to hip replacement surgery to the individual needs of each patient.
  • Options include minimally invasive posterior or lateral approaches to the hip joint. These procedures have stood the test of time in reliably curing patient’s joint pain with minimal risk of complications.

Ankle

  • Fracture management
  • Arthroscopic ankle surgery
  • Achilles tendon repair

Emergency & Trauma

Mr Einoder regularly deals with complex high-energy injuries of both the upper and lower limbs at the Royal Hobart Hospital. Less complex fractures and dislocations can be treated at Hobart Private Hospital.

Mr Einoder has regular in-hours theatre lists as well as after-hours access to theatre to perform emergency surgery without delay.

 

 

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