Mr Justin Wong

Mr Justin Wong

Mr Justin Wong MBBS, B.Med.Sci., FRACS (Orth) Knee and Hip Surgeon

Mr Justin Wong completed his MBBS at the University of Melbourne (1999). He undertook his orthopaedic training in the Victoria Orthopaedic training programme, winning the Allan Frederick Dwyer Prize for best research paper (2007), and gained his Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2008.

In 2010, Mr Wong trained in centres in the UK and across Europe for eighteen months, learning advanced techniques in knee surgery. He gained experience in complex primary and revision knee arthroplasty, surgical procedures for treating knee arthritis in young patients, and reconstructive procedures for ACL and other sports knee injuries. He also trained extensively in the management of patellar dislocations and instability, including the trochleoplasty procedure.

Mr Wong has a public hospital appointment at the Northern Hospital as a surgeon and co-ordinator of orthopaedic research. He also practices at several private hospitals where he specialises as a knee and hip surgeon.

Appointments can be made to see Mr Wong at the following locations

Qualifications

  • 2009 Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Orth)
  • 1999 Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
    The University of Melbourne
  • 1999 Bachelor of Medical Science
    The University of Melbourne

Research Appointments

  • 1998 Royal Children's Hospital
    Hugh Williamson Gait Laboratory (Prof. H. K. Graham)
    Femur Fracture Study
    • Co-ordinator of Melbourne arm of femur fracture international study 1998 (Toronto, Los Angeles, Auckland, Melbourne)
    • Presented paper in Dallas, Texas 1999
    • Paper published 2004

Grants

  • 1998 NHMRC Grant for Femur Fracture Study

Prizes

  • 2006 Alan Frederick Dwyer Prize (First Prize)
    • Podznet - An interactive online orthopaedic resource
    AORA Registrar's Choice Prize
    • Podznet - An interactive online orthopaedic resource

Publications

  • 2004
    Gait Patterns after Fracture of the Femoral Shaft in
    Children, Managed by External Fixation Or Early Hip Spica Cast

    Wong J., Keenan N., Boyd R., Baker, R., Selber P.,
    Wright J., Nattrass G., Graham H.K.
    • Journal of Paediatric Orthopaedics 2004, vol. 24, no 5, pp 463-471

Presentations

  • 2007 Podznet - An interactive online orthopaedic resource Wong J. -
    • Presented at Australian Orthopaedic Association 67th Annual Scientific Meeting, Gold Coast , Australia, October 2007
  • 2006
    Management of Humeral Shaft Fractures With the Fixion Nail
    Wong J., Kong E., Doig S
    • Presented at Australian Orthopaedic Association 66th Annual Scientific Meeting, Canberra , Australia, October 2006
    • Presented at Australian Orthopaedic Registrars Association Conference, Adelaide, November 2006
    Podznet – An interactive online orthopaedic resource Wong J.
    • Presented at AOA Tas Branch Meeting, Hobart, August 2006
    • Presented at Australian Orthopaedic Registrars Association Conference, Adelaide, November 2006
  • 2003
    Risk to the Popliteal Vessels in Major Knee Surgery; an Anatomical Study and Survey of Vascular Surgeons Bartlett J., Roberts A., Wong J.
    • Presented at Australian Orthopaedic Association 63rd Annual Scientific Meeting, Adelaide, Australia, October 2003
    • Presented at Australian Knee Society Annual Scientific Meeting, Barossa Valley, Australia, October, 2003
  • 1999
    Gait Characteristics in Children Following Femoral Shaft Fracture
    Wong J., Boyd R., Wright J., Nattrass G., Graham H.K.
    • Paper presented at North American Society of Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis, 4th Annual Meeting, Dallas, Texas, U.S.A.
    Energy Expenditure During Rehabilitation of Children Following Femur Fracture in a Randomised Controlled Trial
    Boyd R., Wong J., Wright J., Nattrass G., Graham H.K.
    • Paper presented at North American Society of Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis, 4th Annual Meeting, Dallas, Texas, U.S.A.
    Comparison of Gait Patterns in Children Treated by External Fixation and Plaster Following Femoral Shaft Fracture
    Wong J., Boyd R., Wright J., Nattrass G., Graham H.K.
    • Poster presented at European Society for Movement Analysis of Adults and Children meeting, Heidelberg, Germany.

Professional Courses and Conferences Attended

  • 2011
    • Patient matched cutting block cadaveric workshop (Faculty member)
    • Biomet Oxford unicompartmental knee replacement workshop
  • 2010
    • Cadaveric arthroscopic surgery workshop
    • Cadaveric anatomy workshop (Faculty member)
  • 2009
    • AOA ASM
    • Cadaver Workshop - Lower Limb
    • KLEOS Arthroplasty Conference
    • Cadaveric Workshop – Upper Limb
    • RACS ASM
  • 2008
    • AHS Hand Instructional Course
    • AORA Conference
  • 2007
    • AAOS Annual Meeting (San Diego, USA)
    • APOS and AOA Instructional Course
    • AOA Annual Scientific Meeting
    • AORA Conference
  • 2006
    • Basic Principles in Knee Surgery
    • APOS and AOA Instructional Course
    • AOA Annual Scientific Meeting
    • AORA Conference
  • 2005
    • AORA Conference
  • 2004
    • AOA Continuing Orthopaedic Education Meeting (Launceston)
  • 2003
    • AO/ASIF Principles of Operative Fracture Treatment (Sydney)
  • 1998
    • Clinical Gait Analysis : a focus on clinical interpretation (Melbourne)
Mr Justin Wong
  • Melbourne Hip & Knee

    399 Riversdale Road
    Hawthorn East, VIC, 3123

  • Medical Specialists on Collins

    Level 4. 250 Collins St
    Melbourne 3000

  • Warringal Private Hospital

    216 Burgundy Street
    Heidelberg Victoria 3084

  • Epworth Eastern Hospital

    1 Arnold Street
    Box Hill, Victoria 3128

  • Knox Private Hospital

    262 Mountain Highway
    Wantirna Victoria 3152

  • Healthscope
  • Australian Medical Association
  • Healthecare
  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Northern Health
  • Epworth HealthCare
  • University of Melbourne
  • Ramsay Health Care