Masada Private Hospital
Part of Ramsay Health Care

Orthopaedics - Masada Private Hospital

Dr Sivashankar Chandrasekan

26 Balaclava Road
St Kilda East, VIC, 3183
Phone : 03 8595 1800
Fax : 03 8640 0692
Website : http://www.moati.com.au
Specialty : Orthopaedics , Orthopaedic Surgery - Hip and Knee
Qualifications : MBBS (Hons), MSpMed, MPhil (Surg), FRACS

Profile
Mr Siva Chandrasekaran is an orthopaedic surgeon specialising in advanced hip and knee joint replacement techniques and accelerated rehabilitation following surgery.
Mr Chandrasekaran graduated with honours from the University of New South Wales and is a fellow of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons and Australian Orthopaedic Association. He has a Masters of Sports Medicine and Masters of Surgery on knee kinematics. Mr Chandrasekaran completed three prestigious overseas fellowships following postgraduate training at the Exeter Hip Unit in the United Kingdom, The American Hip Institute in Chicago and European Federation of Orthopaedic and Trauma fellowship in Switzerland.
Mr Chandrasekaran operates publicly at Werribee Mercy Hospital and the Alfred Hospital and is involved in the teaching of medical students and fellows at Werribee Mercy and Alfred Hospitals. Privately, he operates at Masada Private Hospital.
Patients are accommodated within 1-2 weeks for elective procedures and within 24-48 hours for acute procedures.
Special Services
• Uncompartmented knee replacements
• Workcover and TAC Patients
• Semi urgent cases appointments
• GP Telephone advice
Approach to Patient Care
• Multidisciplinary approach
• Compassionate care
• Short waiting time
• Expert opinion
Conditions Assessed/Treated
Joint Replacement
• Anterior hip replacement
• Patient specific knee replacement
• Arthroscopy
• Hip and knee arthritis
• Hip labral tears and femoroacetabular impingement
• Hip abductor tears
• Ligament reconstruction
• Meniscal tears
• Patello-femoral instability