Foot surgeries performed by Dr Andrew Knox of Perth Podiatric Surgery take place at four excellent facilities across Perth.
Perth Podiatric Surgery
Shop 8, 12-18 Napoleon Street, Cottesloe WA 6011
Perth Podiatric Surgery in Cottesloe is fully equipped to perform minor foot surgeries including ingrown toenail surgery, wart removal surgery and soft-tissue procedures such as hammertoe release. These procedures are performed by Dr Andrew Knox under local anaeesthetic at our practice. If you are worried about pain from the local anaesthetic injection, a simple pain-relieving inhaler (Penthrox) is available to be self-administered during the procedure, or oral sedation can be provided. Most minor procedures last between 15 and 30 minutes, and usually require only mild pain relief afterwards.
The Park Private Hospital
14 Alvan Street, Mount Lawley WA 6050
The Park Private Hospital is a recently refurbished, modern facility located in the heritage precinct of Mount Lawley. With 19 beds, 2 brand new operating theatres, and a dedicated team of nursing and administration staff, The Park Private Hospital aims to provide patient focused care of the highest level. Dr Andrew Knox of Perth Podiatric Surgery, Cottesloe operates at The Park Private Hospital on a regular basis performing a wide range of foot and ankle surgeries.
Patients are either admitted overnight, or have their surgery performed on a day surgery basis. Whether of not you need to stay overnight following a procedure depends on the type of procedure you are having done and any medical conditions you may have. This will be discussed with you by Dr Andrew Knox and your anaesthetist prior to surgery. Common procedures performed by Dr Knox at The Park Private Hospital include; bunion correction surgery, hallux rigidus surgery, hammertoe surgery and surgery for Morton’s neuroma. More complex midfoot and rearfoot procedures such as the repair of foot fractures, tendon debridement and repair are performed by Dr Knox at this hospital also. Procedures can be performed under general anaesthesia, with intravenous sedation or local anaesthesia. The Private Park Hospital is recognised as a HBF Member’s Plus Hospital and a Medibank Private Member’s Choice Hospital.
McCourt Street Day Surgery, West Leederville
28 McCourt Street, West Leederville WA 6007
McCourt Street Day Surgery is a privately owned day surgery facility located in West Leederville, where Dr Andrew Knox performs foot surgery procedures under general anaesthesia, intravenous sedation and local anaesthesia. Common procedures performed at McCourt Street Day Surgery include surgery for ingrown toenails, bunion correction surgery, Morton’s neuroma surgery, hammertoe surgery and hallux rigidus (arthritic big toe joint) repair. McCourt Street Day Surgery is recognised as a HBF Member’s Plus Hospital and Medibank Private Member’s Choice Hospital.
Walcott Street Surgical Centre
41 Walcott Street, Perth WA 6050
The Walcott Street Surgical Centre is a licensed and accredited day procedure facility. The centre caters for outpatient foot surgery procedures performed under local anaesthesia. Dr Andrew Knox generally performs minor soft tissue surgeries here including ingrown toenail surgery, surgery for toenail deformity and wart removal surgery.
For further information on any of the hospitals or day surgeries listed above, please contact the relevant facility of Perth Podiatric Surgery on (08) 9383 3851 or via email here.
Disclaimer: This blog is intended for general information purposes only. Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks. Before proceeding, you should seek a second opinion from an appropriately qualified health practitioner.