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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. 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 »


Sporting Chance Foundation supporting indigenous athletes

Victorian Orthopaedic Group surgeons perform operations to return indigenous athletes to sport Article first published at Victorian Orthopaedic surgeon Dr Scott Tulloch 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 return to the sporting field.… Read more »

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Hip and Knee Surgery, Zero Out-of-Pocket Expenses

Joint replacement is among the most effective surgeries for improving quality of life, and more than 30,000 hip replacement and 50,000 knee replacement procedures are performed in Australia each year. Now, thanks to a new initiative by Vermont Private Hospital in partnership with the Victorian Orthopaedic Group, Nexus and Medibank, together we can offer no… Read more »