Medical Oration

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Orator: Professor Minoo Patel, MBBS, MS, FRACS, PhD

Orthopaedic Surgeon

20 April 2021, 6.00 – 7.00 pm AEST, via Zoom

Places are limited, register to avoid missing out.

Join us for this fascinating and informative talk with renowned orthopaedic surgeon, Professor Minoo Patel.

Professor Patel’s passion is limb lengthening and deformity correction in adults and children, and upper limb surgery. He holds appointments at Epworth Richmond and Cabrini Hospital, having previously worked at Monash Medical Centre and Monash Children’s Hospital. He is also an Adjunct Professor at RMIT University, a Senior Lecturer at Monash University, Research Fellow at Melbourne University and a Director and past Chair of the Australia Orthopaedic Association.

Professor Patel passionately believes that everyone deserves the best in healthcare irrespective of status in society. To help those in need is a special privilege given to doctors, and there is no greater pleasure than seeing a smile on a child’s face.

After his presentation, Professor Patel will be joined by Sonia Paua (a Children First Foundation patient currently undergoing treatment with Professor Patel), physiotherapist, Sue Bowman and Children First Foundation CEO, Elizabeth Lodge.  They will each share their unique perspectives on this complicated surgery and answer your questions.

Prof Patel with Sonia.

Who should attend?

Anyone interested in understanding the complex journey involved in correcting limb differences in young people, humanitarian medicine and the work of Children First Foundation.

Date, time and how to register

Tuesday 20 April 2020, 6.00pm – 7.00pm, via Zoom.

Places are limited; register today to secure your spot. This is a free event. A donation to Children First Foundation would be appreciated.

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This event is kindly sponsored by Priceline Pharmacy.