Ms Avanthi Mandaleson is an Orthopaedic Surgeon and member of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, who specialises in Hand and Upper Limb Surgery.
Avanthi specialises in all aspects of hand, wrist and elbow traumatic, sports, arthritic and degenerative conditions. She manages all aspects of upper limb fractures. Commonly treated traumatic injuries include fractures and dislocations around the shoulder, elbow, wrist and fingers.
Her private practice is based around Warringal Private Hospital in Heidelberg.
Avanthi is a Visiting Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Austin Hospital and Hand Surgeon at Monash Health where she is involved in teaching and training medical students, Orthopaedic surgeons and Hand Fellows. She continues her involvement in research and education through the University of Melbourne.
Her research interests include the study of wrist kinematics, implant fixation techniques and improving arthroplasty outcomes.
Avanthi was born and educated in the UK prior to migrating to Australia in 2002. She has completed degrees in medical science and medicine from the University of Nottingham in the UK and Monash University. After completing her Orthopaedic training in Australia through the Royal Australasian College
of Surgeons and Australian Orthopaedic Association, she undertook further subspecialty training in trauma and hand surgery in leading centres in Australia, Wrightington hospital, a leading orthopaedic upper limb centre in the UK and Ganga hospital in India, an international leader in microsurgical reconstruction.
Common conditions treated:
• Base of thumb arthritis
• Finger arthritis
• Wrist and elbow arthritis
- Dupuytren’s contracture Fractures and dislocations
- Management of joint contracture and stiffness
- Nerve pathology
• Carpal tunnel syndrome
• Cubital tunnel syndrome
• Microsurgical nerve and vessel
repair and reconstruction
- Sports injuries
• Skiiers thumb (Ulnar collateral ligament tears)
• Scapholunate ligament injuries
• Ganglion cysts
• Elbow instability
- Tendon pathology
• Trigger finger
• DeQuervains syndrome
• Tennis elbow
• Golfers elbow
• Flexor Tendon ruptures – repair and reconstruction