Specialist in knee reconstruction, arthroscopy, hip replacement and knee replacement
Craig Donohue - Orthopaedic Surgeon
Mr Craig Donohue is a Melbourne trained Orthopaedic Surgeon. He specialises in knee, hip and trauma surgery. He studied Medicine at the University of Melbourne. He was granted FRACS from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2006. He is a Fellow of the Australian Orthopaedic Association (F.A.Orth.A).
In 2006 Mr Donohue moved to England, where he spent 12 months as the Hip and Knee Fellow at Addenbrookes Hospital in Cambridge. This exposed him to a wide range of hip and knee surgery, often quite complex. He gained more experience in the treatment of knee injuries involving knee arthroscopy and knee reconstruction. He returned home to Melbourne in 2007 and joined Knox Orthopaedic Group.
Mr Donohue treats a wide variety of knee and hip conditions. He treats sporting injuries and many fractures, specialising in the LARS artificial ligament for knee reconstruction. He performs hip and knee replacement surgery. He uses customised patient specific instruments (PSI) for knee and hip replacement surgery. Mr Donohue uses local anaesthetic infiltration techniques (LIA) so that pain is minimised. He is on the ‘on call’ roster for Knox Private Hospital Accident and Emergency where Mr Donohue treats many traumatic injuries, including a wide variety of fractures.
Mr Donohue operates 3 to 4 times per week at Knox Private Hospital.
Mr Donohue is also a member of the Orthopaedic Department at the Alfred Hospital. This allows him to perform hip and knee surgery on public patients. He also treats orthopaedic trauma at the Alfred Hospital. Mr Donohue is involved in the teaching of Orthopaedic Registrars, who will be the future Orthopaedic Surgeons for the Victorian Community.