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Elective Surgery Now Available 

You may be able to go home sooner with rapid recovery joint replacement (4,5). With the Australian Government’s advice on the recommencement of elective surgery, joint replacement operations are now available (1).

At the Victorian Orthopaedic Group, we specialise in rapid recovery joint replacement surgery using a minimally invasive technique that may get you home sooner and back to enjoying life faster (2,3).

Pain Management Treatments

If you’re experiencing pain from osteoarthritis or an injury, Victorian Orthopaedic Group may be able to provide relief.  These non-operative treatments may help you manage your condition Click here to see more.

*Here’s some relevant research to learn more!

[1] The Hon Greg Hunt MP, Commonwealth of Australia | Department of Health, 22 April 2020 (

[2] What‘s new in hip arthroplasty; MH Huo et al; JBJS Am; 2005 Sep, 87(9):2133-46

[3] Single-incision anterior approach for total hip arthroplasty on an orthopaedic table; JM Matta et al; Clin Orthop Relat Res, 2005 Dec, (441): 115-24

[4] Minimally Invasive total hip arthroplasty: anterior approach; F. Rachbauer; Orthopäde, 2006 Jul;35(7):723-4, 726-9

[5] Mini-incision anterior approach does not increase dislocation rate: a study of 1037 total hip Replacement; T Siguier et al; Clin Orthop Relat Res,2004 Sep, (426): 164-73

Partnership with Medibank and Vermont Private Hospital could provide patients with Zero Out-of-Pocket Expenses for Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery*

Medibank is supporting a trial to help eligible members pay zero out-of-pocket medical costs for some joint replacements at participating hospitals, including Vermont Private Hospital.

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Victorian Orthopaedic Group

Dr. Daevyd Rodda


  • Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery (MBBS), Monash University
  • Diploma of Surgical Anatomy, Melbourne University
  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS)
  • Fellow of the Australian Orthopaedic Association (FAOrthoA)

Graduating from Medicine at Monash University in 2004, Dr Rodda worked and trained in the field of Orthopaedics at some of the most prestigious hospitals in Melbourne. During this time, he was awarded an honorary fellowship at the University of Melbourne Department of Anatomy. He received his Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and the Australian Orthopaedic Association in 2015. Continuing his studies, Daevyd completed post-fellowship training in various centres of excellence throughout Europe and North America, particularly in the field of sports knee injuries and joint replacement surgery of the lower limb.

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Victorian Orthopaedic Group

Dr. Scott Tulloch


  • Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery (MBBS) with Honours, Monash University
  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS)
  • Fellow of the Australian Orthopaedic Association (FAOrthoA)

Scott Tulloch is an Australian and internationally trained orthopaedic surgeon with a special interest in surgery of the knee and hip. Scott grew up in Melbourne and received his medical degree from Monash University with Honours. He completed his specialist orthopaedic training with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2016.

Scott worked as a consultant orthopaedic surgeon at Alfred Health (Sandringham) and Western Health for 18 months performing a wide variety of elective cases and gained extensive experience in trauma surgery. He then undertook a 12-month fellowship at the prestigious Fowler Kennedy Sport Medicine Clinic in Ontario, Canada specialising in sports knee surgery.

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Am I too young for a knee or hip replacement?

  Every week in our clinic we hear the question “am I too young for a hip/knee replacement.”  The simple answer to this question is – No, there is no age requirement to have joint replacement surgery! But let me explain this in more detail… Total hip replacement (THR) and total knee replacement (TKR) are… Read more »

Dr Scott Tulloch and Dr Rodda

It’s Possible to Get Home Sooner With Rapid Recovery Hip Replacement

With the government’s recent decision on elective surgery, many patients are relieved to know that they can finally receive their joint replacement operation (3). It is important to know though, that not all joint replacements procedures yield the same results. There are different techniques an orthopaedic surgeon and their team can use, which may affect… Read more »


Sporting Chance Foundation supporting indigenous athletes

Victorian Orthopaedic Group surgeons perform operations to return indigenous athletes to sport Article first published at Victorian Orthopaedic Group surgeons, Dr Scott Tulloch and Dr Daevyd Rodda, in partnership with Sporting Chance Foundation and Cabrini Hospital are making a difference to the lives of young indigenous athletes by providing the surgery they need to… Read more »