The Orthopaedic Group

Owen Mattern

Owen is an Orthopaedic surgeon with a keen interest in conditions affecting the shoulder and elbow as well general orthopaedic trauma, and specialises in arthroscopy, joint repalcement surgery and traumatic conditions affecting these joints.

Owen graduated from medicine at Newcastle University in 2004 and moved to Melbourne in 2006. He completed the Victorian Orthopaedic training in 2016, being accepted as a Fellow into the Royal Australian College of Surgeons and the Australian Orthopaedic Association. After working as a Visiting Orthopaedic Surgeon at Box Hill and Sandringham Hospitals he has completed further specialist training with world experts at the Sydney Shoulder Research Institutein 2017 and the Upper Limb Unit at the Centre for Excellence for Orthopaedic Surgery at Wrightington Hospital in the United Kingdom in 2018. These fellowships gave Owen experience in the management of complex upper limb conditions.

Having returned to Melbourne, Owen currently operates and consults out of Linacre Private Hospital, Holmesglen Private Hospital, Frankston Private Hospital and Cabrini Malvern Private Hospital. Owen is also available for public consultations at Sandringham District Hospital, Box Hill Hospital and Frankston Hospital.

Conditions Treated

Shoulder and elbow arthroscopy, joint replacement surgery, fracture management and soft tissue and sports injuries. General orthopaedic trauma

Shoulder conditions treated

  • Rotator cuff disorders
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Shoulder dislocation and sports injuries
  • Arthritis and shoulder joint replacement
  • Revision shoulder joint replacement
  • ACJ injuries
  • All fractures and traumatic injuries

Elbow and wrist conditions treated

  • Arthritis including arthroscopy and joint replacement surgery
  • Stiff elbow
  • Carpal tunnel and ulna nerve compression
  • Sports and ligament injuries
  • Tennis and golfers elbow
  • Tendon injuries including biceps and triceps injuries
  • Fractures and dislocations of the elbow and wrist

All fractures and traumatic injuries

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Contact Details

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The Orthopaedic Group, Suite 1, Linacre Private Hospital, 12 Linacre Road Hampton, Vic 3188