Mr Rodney Richardson
MBBS FRACS (Ortho) FAOrthA

Specialising in Surgery of the Knee

About Us

Appointment Information
For all appointments, or enquiries, please call (03) 8415 0320

Mr Richardson consults through several locations for your convenience.

Our main practice location is:
Mercy Private Consulting Suites
Tel: (03) 8415 0320
Suite 46, 166 Gipps Street, East Melbourne

Also consulting at:
Knox Consulting Suites
Tel: (03) 9210 7330
262 Mountain Highway, Wantirna, 3152

Warringal Medical Centre
Tel: (03) 9459 0444
Suite 6, 214 Burgundy Street, Heidelberg, 3084

Wonthaggi Consulting Suites
Tel: (03) 5671 3353
Bass Regional Coast, Graham Street, Wonthaggi, 3995

When attending your appointment we ask that you bring the following

  • Referral from your local doctor or specialist
  • X-rays or other images you may have
  • Medicare card
  • Private Health Insurance Details
  • Pension or Health Care Card
  • Workcover or TAC claim number

Office Hours
Our business Hours are as follows

Monday 9.00am- 5.00pm
Tuesday 9.00am- 5.00pm
Wednesday 9.00am- 5.00pm
Thursday 9.00am- 5.00pm
Friday 9.00am- 5.00pm
Please note that appointments will often be scheduled outside these hours

Please note that Mr Richardson no longer sees patients with back or neck problems

Fee Structure

We do require payment of the consultation fee at the time of consultation. The Following is our fee structure for consultations

  Private Patient Pensioner
Initial Consultation TBA TBA
Review consultation TBA TBA

A Portion of your payment is claimable through Medicare.
We accept cash, cheque, MasterCard or VISA. EFTPOS facilities are also available.

Surgical Fee Structure

If you wish to have surgery in a private hospital performed by Mr Richardson you need to have private health insurance, or be a self-insured patient, whereby you pay for the surgery yourself. We utilise the various ďGAPĒ cover systems for payment of your surgical procedure by your health fund. Please be advised that there may be a co-payment required for some health insurance funds or some surgical procedures.

At the time of booking surgery we will provide you with a fully itemised quote with regards to any out of pocket expenses that may be incurred. If you decide to have your surgery as a self insured patient we will provide you with a fully itemised quote which will include your out of pocket expenses for the hospital, surgeon, anaesthetist, assistant surgeon and any other aspect of the surgery that is required.

You can claim a portion of Mr Richardsonís, the anaesthetistís and assistant surgeonís fee from Medicare. However, the hospital account is not claimable through Medicare.

Private Hospital Appointments
Mr Richardson operates on a regular basis at Mercy Private, Warringal Private and Knox Private Hospitals.

Public Hospital Appointments
Mr Richardson operates and consults at the Austin Hospital, Maroondah Hospital and Wonthaggi Hospital. If you would like to see Mr Richardson as a public patient, then ask your local doctor to refer you directly to the orthopaedic outpatient department of each respective hospital.

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Suite 46, 166 Gipps Street, East Melbourne    Ph: 03 8415 0320    Fax: 03 8415 0488   email: