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Mr Andrew Oppy

Orthopaedic Surgeon

FRACS, FAOrthA

Fractures & Trauma Limb Reconstruction

Andrew Oppy is an orthopaedic surgeon with a specific interest in the orthopaedic management of all trauma injuries (fractures) and their sequelae.

Andrew grew up and attended school in Melbourne before finishing his medical degree at Monash University in 2000. He became a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons after completion of his Orthopaedic Surgery training with the Australian Orthopaedic Association. In addition, Andrew completed 2 further years of fellowship training in orthopaedic trauma surgery, limb reconstruction and pelvic/hip trauma surgery in Australia and the United Kingdom.

Apart from the clinical aspect of trauma patient care, Andrew spends considerable amount of time teaching locally, regionally and internationally. Over the past ten years he has taught and presented in: UK, Scotland, USA, Canada, Switzerland, Dubai, South Africa, Singapore, Thailand, Japan, Singapore, Hong Kong, China, Malaysia, Korea, Taiwan, Philippines, Bangladesh, India, New Zealand and Australia.

 

Currently, Andrew works at Epworth Richmond Hospital and The Royal Melbourne Hospital and fulfills the following roles:

Epworth Richmond:

  • Lead Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon
  • Chair – perioperative services committee
  • Position on hospital Medical Advisory Committee

Royal Melbourne Hospital:

  • Deputy Director of Trauma Service
  • Lead Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon

He maintains a keen interest in research and education and is a member of the following professional organisations:

Common Injuries Andrew treats in his private practice:

  • Achilles Tendon Ruptures – Acute
  • Hamstring Tendon Ruptures – Acute
  • Biceps Tendon Ruptures – Acute
  • Foot and Ankle fractures
  • Tibia plateau (knee) fractures
  • Patella Fractures
  • Fractured Neck of Femur
  • Wrist (distal Radius) fractures
  • Elbow Fractures
  • Proximal Humerus (Shoulder) fractures
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Stress Fractures
  • Pathological Fractures
  • Infected Fractures
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Fine Wire Circular (Taylor Spatial) Frames

Specialty Interests

  • Orthopaedic Trauma - management of all acute orthopaedic fractures, associated injuries and their sequelae
  • Adult Limb Reconstruction - including post-traumatic reconstruction, joint fusions, deformity correction, non/mal unions and fracture/bone infections
  • Performing the above surgery using the world's latest advances in locking plate technology and fine wire hexapod external fixation devices
  • Arthroscopic assisted minimally invasive trauma surgery to the knee and ankle