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A brand new knee today

Today 22nd July, 2019 marked another milestone for Epping Private Hospital with the first full joint replacement (knee) being performed by renowned Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr Richard Pennington and the Epping Private Team.

Today 22nd July, 2019 marked another milestone for Epping Private Hospital with the first full joint replacement (knee) being performed by renowned Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr Richard Pennington and the Epping Private Team.

Dr Richard Pennington is pictured here pre-surgery with Anaesthetist Dr Hella Deifuss, Director of Clinical Services Ronelle Shaul, the Epping Private Hospital team and CEO Dr Malak Sukkar.

With a wealth of experience and dual accreditation in both in Australia and the UK, Mr Pennington is also fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and the Australian Orthopaedic Association. The passionate team ensured a smooth and successful procedure that will see Mr Pennington’s patient gain excellent improvements in mobility over the coming months as he rehabilitates.