ROBOTIC ASSISTED JOINT REPLACEMENT

Dr Roche was the first to be trained and undertake Robotic Assisted Surgery in Rockhampton. This exciting new technology allows precise planning, cutting and positioning of hip and knee replacement implants. He has now performed over 100 procedures with MAKO system.

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HIP SURGERY

Dr Roche undertook advanced training in hip and knee replacement beyond the usual orthopaedic training.  This has allowed him to develop his techniques to minimise complications and maximise function.

Templating for a Hip Replacement

KNEE SURGERY

Dr Roche undertakes knee replacement surgery of all types as well as arthroscopic (keyhole) surgery on the knee. Please see the knee surgery section for further details.

Templating for a Knee Replacement

FOOT AND ANKLE

Dr Roche has been trained to deal with many common conditions of the including bunions, arthritis and lesser toe deformities.

Bunions

TRAUMA

Dr Roche is an versatile trauma surgeon and has many years experience dealing with injuries in all areas of the body

Gamma Nail

WORKCOVER

WorkCover referrals are accepted.  Claim numbers should be provided before treatment.  Where this is not possible treatment can be undertaken providing suitable arrangements are in place to cover all fees prior to surgery.

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HILLCREST PRIVATE HOSPITAL

Dr Roche works at Hillcrest Private Hospital. This modern hospital has the facilities to care for both elective and trauma patients in an friendly and professional environment

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CQ PHYSIO

Dr Roche works closely with the experts at CQ Physio to ensure the best outcomes for his patients.  This involves pre-operative physiotherapy and education to post-operative rehabilitation and strengthening.

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