What Is Orthopaedic Surgery?

Orthopeadic Surgery includes surgeries such as Knee Replacement, Hip Replacement, Shoulder ReplacementThey are all operations where conditions involving the musculoskeletal system.
Orthopedic surgeons may use both surgical and nonsurgical means to fix issues with joints and ligaments.
You may be required to have prehab before your surgery to build muscle strength which will help you recover from your joint surgery. After your surgery, you will be required to follow a set rehab program and visit your surgeon to show the progress of your recovery

Self Pay Orthopaedic Surgery
Available at Mulgrave Private Hospital

Hip Replacement

Replace damaged cartilage & bone tissue of the hip

Knee Replacement

Replacement of damaged cartilage and knee tissue

Shoulder Stabilisation with Labral Repair

Tighten ligaments and re-attach labrum

Knee Arthroscopy

Keyhole surgery to diagnose problems in the knee

Shoulder Replacement

Replacement of damaged bone tissue of the shoulder

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Knee Arthroscopy & Meniscal Repair

Repair of damaged tissue and suturing torn meniscus

Shoulder Stabilisation

Tighten and repair ligaments to improve shoulder stability

Meet the Surgeons

Mr Ruban Ambikaipalan, Surgeon for Self Pay Surgery at Mulgrave Private Hospital
Dr Ruban Ambikaipalan

Dr Ruban Ambikaipalan is an experienced Orthopaedic Surgeon with a special interest in Hip and Knee surgery as well as managing fractures and soft tissue injuries in both the upper and lower limbs. He also has a special interest in Robotic and Computer Navigated surgery as well as using minimally invasive approaches to assist in early post operative recovery.


Mr Santosh Jacob, orthopaedic surgeon for Self Pay Surgery at Mulgrave Private Hospital
Mr Santosh Jacob

Mr Santosh Jacob is a dual qualified orthopaedic surgeon. Having trained in Orthopaedics at world renowned Christian Medical College, Vellore in India in 2005, he requalified in Australia to receive his FRACS qualification in 2018. He has been a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon since 2005, completing Fellowships in arthroscopy, arthroplasty and sports surgery in Adelaide (2006), Sydney (2008) and Melbourne (2014)..


Dr Scott Tulloch, Orthopaedic Surgeon at Self Pay Surgery
Dr Scott Tulloch

Dr Scott Tulloch is an Australian and internationally trained orthopaedic surgeon with a special interest in surgery of the knee and hip. He utilises the latest technology and surgical techniques to provide the safest, most accurate and individualised treatment to promote better outcomes for his patients.


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Payment Plans

If you’re looking for ways to pay for your surgery, there are options available with Self Pay Surgery. From using your own superannuation, to getting finance from one of our Pay Later payment providers, check our Payment Plans page for the details.


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