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Robert Wood

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Specialties: Orthopaedics, Foot and Ankle, Fractures/Trauma, Hip, Joint Replacement, Shoulder, Sports Medicine

+61 3 5222 4411



Professional Summary

Orthopaedic surgeon currently practicing at the Geelong Private Medical Centre. Operating at both the Geelong Private Hospital and St John of God Hospital. Practicing general orthopaedics with an emphasis on shoulder arthroscopy and replacement, lower limb surgery, with special interests in anterior approach hip replacement, hip arthroscopic surgery and minimally invasive foot and ankle surgery.


Secondary Education

Essendon Grammar School 1984.



MBBS (HONS) Monash Univeristy, 1999.


Intern year

Monash Medical Centre 1991.



Melbourne Hospitals 1992 to 1996.


Post Graduate

2000 FRACS Orthopaedic, Victorian Programme



Perth, Australia, Perth Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, Royal Perth Hospital. Surgeon


Public Practice

Locum Royal Perth Hospital 2000-2001
Barwon Health, Consultant Surgeon 2001 to 2008 Public Practice



Married with three young children. Enjoys fishing.


Orthopaedic focus

Sports Surgery
Shoulder and Knee Arthroscopy
Knee, Hip and Shoulder Replacement Surgery
Foot and Ankle Surgery, arthroscopy and minimally invasive surgery
Trauma- non-spinal.


Regular Charity Support

Wilderness Society
Rainforest Rescue
Leprosy Mission-Thailand


Professional Sponsorships

North Geelong Football and Netball Clubs
Corporate Sponsor- Joe Daniher- Essendon Football Club
Corporate Sponsor– Westerners, Western Bulldogs

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