The knee is a hinge joint formed between three large bones – the femur, tibia and patella (knee-cap). A thin layer of cartilage covers the ends of the bones and allows smooth, frictionless movement within the joint. A semi-circular cartilage called the meniscus functions as a shock absorber and secondary stabiliser of the knee.
Knee Surgeon – Leading Private Practice in Melbourne
Dr. Matt Barnes is a highly regarded knee surgeon based in Melbourne. He works privately at both Epworth Hospital in Richmond and Warringal Hospital in Heidelberg. Each of these renowned institutions offers his patients’ world- class knee surgery, treatment and diagnostic care. Some common knee problems often include arthritis, ligament injuries, sports specific injury; as well as general wear and tear. Specialising in superior medical management of tendon, muscle and sports related injuries, Dr. Matt Barnes provides his patients with unparalleled support and surgical care available in Australia.
Robotic Knee Surgery
Dr. Matt Barnes is a leading orthopaedic expert in Robotic Knee Surgery. Using real-time feedback during surgery, it allows for greater placement and fit of an implant together with better alignment of the ligaments. The live data gathered during surgery means there can be more accuracy when performing the knee placement and potentially result in better patient outcomes.
Dr. Matt Barnes has been performing knee surgery for many years and specialises in all aspect of:
Expert Knee Physician & Orthopaedic Surgeon
A healthy knee allows smooth, frictionless movement within the joint. A semi-circular cartilage called the meniscus functions as a shock absorber and secondary stabiliser of the knee. If you suffer from conditions like arthritis, this can potentially destroy the cartilage, altering the bone surfaces in the knee; making it painful and difficult to move. Speak to Dr. Matt Barnes about the solutions available for your specific needs.
As a fellowship trained Melbourne Orthopaedic Surgeon, he specialises in the treatment of hip and knee conditions for a variety of different patients nationally. Dr. Barnes has an active role in research and holds a clinical teaching position with the University of Melbourne.
For a confidential discussion about your knee concerns, get in touch with our specialist knee surgery clinic on (03) 9421 4824 and arrange to see Dr. Matt Barnes at a time that suits you.