MR ARASH RIAZI
FIFA Medicine Diploma
Mr Arash Riazi is a highly trained Australian Orthopaedic Surgeon having completed extensive training both nationally and internationally. Initially winning the Orthopaedic prize at Prince of Wales Hospital in 1998, he has since gained over 15 years of experience in Orthopaedic surgery.
As a medical student he completed his elective in Orthopaedic Surgery at the Austin Hospital under the supervision of Mr Julian Feller, and his passion for Orthopaedic Surgery began early in his medical training.
He completed his internship in 1999 at the Austin Hospital. Mr Riazi underwent his Basic Surgical Training and Registrar training at the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in various Victorian hospitals. Austin and Repatriation, Southern Health, The Northern Hospital, The Alfred Hospital, Royal Childrens Hospital, Goulburn Valley Health and Bendigo Hospitals.
In 2005 he successfully entered and completed the highly competitive fellowship training in Orthopaedic surgery at the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons . He then, as promised, worked in the country hospitals of Goulburn Valley Health and Bendigo Health servicing the Orthopaedic needs of Shepparton, Bendigo and surrounding towns in their catchment area.
“I respect Country Surgeons who are really well rounded ‘Generalists’ who look after the breadth of orthopaedics from paediatrics to geriatrics, sports, trauma and arthritis and look after all the body parts lower limb, spine and upper limb.”
Due to family reasons, Mr Riazi moved back to the eastern suburbs of Melbourne in 2014. “I really want to bring that country style practice to the city.”
Mr Riazi now mainly performs;
- Complex revision and primary lower limb arthroplasty (Hip and Knee replacements)
- Lower limb ligament reconstructions (Sports related injuries)
- Arthroscopic surgery, Meniscus repair,
- Knee ACL reconstruction, Ankle ligament reconstruction
- Complex peri-prosthetic fracture treatment
- Fracture treatment upper limb and lower limb
- Bunion and forefoot reconstruction surgery
- Base of thumb reconstruction (trapeziectomy and suspensionplasty)
- Shoulder replacement
- Rotator Cuff repair
Mr Riazi has a public appointment at Eastern Health (Box Hill hospital) where he operates, consults and he teaches medical students and Junior Doctors. He is also a six time representative of the Docceroos (Australian Medical Football team) who came 4th in Barcelona 2016 World Cup.
Mr Riazi’s Main Rooms are at Epworth Eastern (Suite18) but he also Consults at Vermont Consulting Suites. For all appointments please call (03) 9898 4216.
Mr Riazi is married to his British wife who works as a senior pharmacist at the Alfred Hospital in Melbourne.