About OrthoFracs About Us

Orthopaedic Educational Resource for Patients

We Care Trusted Information that is Easy to Understand

We believe that communication and education are essential parts in achieving the highest level of care for our patients.

On this website, our health care professionals have provided unbiased information about many Orthopaedic conditions, problems and treatment options.

Our goal is to provide a trusted up-to-date source of information and advice that is easy to understand, so that you can understand more about your condition, let you make informed decisions and help you maximise your health and well-being.

Our Staff


Dr Phong Tran | Orthopaedic Surgeon | FRACS (Orth) MBBS (Hons)

Assistant Editors

Knee Janan Chandrananth
Hand and Wrist Yew Ming Chong
Hip Andrew Fraval
Spine Khai-Ying Lau
Foot and Ankle Virginia Plunkett | A.Mus.A.
Shoulder, Arm, Elbow and Forearm David Holcdorf BVSc (Hons)
Illustrations, General, Pharmacy Shi Hong SHEN | BPharm (Hons)

Section Editors

Occupational Therapy

Daina Didzys, Karen Kessner, Jennifer Wort


Narelle Watson

Graphic Design

Jaana Sahling | BA (Hons)


Occupational Therapy

Jess Kline, Jo Ciantar, Rebecca Hemley, Amy Mahony, Jess Wyatt


Azni Shafinas Azhari


Dr Chris Haw | Orthopaedic Surgeon | M.B.Ch.B. B.Sc. Hons Phys. FRCS Ed, FRACS


Orthopaedic Educational Resource for Doctors

The surgeons at Western Health are also developing an orthopaedic educational resource for doctors.