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Arthroplasty Clinic at Noarlunga Hospital

The SALHN Arthroplasty Unit provides specialised orthopaedic public service for people with hip and knee osteoarthritis of any age, or anyone 50 years of age and over with hip or knee joint problems. The clinic assesses for conservative management or surgery.

Location:  Noarlunga Hospital Consulting Clinics
Telephone:  Orthopaedic clinical triage nurse (08) 8164 9860
Fax: (08) 8384 9493
Hours: Wednesdays all day and Friday mornings

Consultants:

Dr Michael Henningsen
Dr Anthony Samson
Dr Rob Wallace
Dr Jonathon Cabot
Dr David Worsley
Dr Christopher Wilson
Dr Mark Inglis
Dr Luke Johnson

Referrals:

All referrals are triaged and require minimum set criteria.

  • 3 patient identifiers
  • Provisional diagnosis
  • Results of tests, including xrays 
  • Details of conservative management already undertaken
  • Complete medical history
  • Current medications
  • Patient allergies
  • Social issues 
  • BMI or height and weight

Questionnaires are posted to patients and appointments are made on their return.

Visit SALHN specialist and outpatient clinics to access referral and management GP guidelines.

Referral forms and processes are outlined in the outpatient referral process section.

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