Linacre Private Hospital
Part of Ramsay Health Care

Linacre Private Hospital specialist Owen Mattern

Mr Owen Mattern

B.Med (Newcastle), FRACS Ortho, F.A.Ortho.A

Owen graduated from medicine at Newcastle University in 2004 and moved to Melbourne in 2006. He completed the Victorian Orthopaedic training in 2016, being accepted as a Fellow into the Royal Australian College of Surgeons and the Australian Orthopaedic Association. After working as a Visiting Orthopaedic Surgeon at Box Hill and Sandringham Hospitals he completed further specialist training in 2017 and 2018. Owen was a fellow with the Sydney Shoulder Research Institute, under the guidance of Mr Ben Cass, Mr Allan Young and Mr Jeff Hughes. He then completed a further Upper Limb fellowship at Wrightington Hospital in the United Kingdom, working with Mr Mike Walton, Prof Len Funk, Prof Adam Watts and Mr Steve Bale.

Having returned to Melbourne, Owen currently operates publicly at Sandringham District Hospital, Box Hill Hospital and Frankston Hospital.

He currently consults out of Linacre Private Hospital, Holmesglen Private Hospital and Frankston Private Hospital.

Owen has a keen interest in conditions affecting the shoulder and elbow as well general orthopaedic trauma.

Shoulder and elbow arthroscopy, joint replacement surgery, fracture management and soft tissue and sports injuries. General orthopaedic trauma
Shoulder conditions treated
• Rotator cuff disorders
• Frozen shoulder
• Shoulder dislocation and sports injuries
• Arthritis and shoulder joint replacement
• Revision shoulder joint replacement
• ACJ injuries
• All fractures and traumatic injuries
Elbow conditions treated
• Arthritis including arthroscopy and joint replacement surgery
• Stiff elbow
• Carpal tunnel and ulna nerve compression
• Sports and ligament injuries
• Tennis and golfers elbow
• Tendon injuries including biceps and triceps injuries
• All fractures and traumatic injuries