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Geoffrey Tymms
Foot and Ankle Surgeon
Dr Geoff Tymms is a Melbourne orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeon.

He completed his medical training at the University of Melbourne in 1995 and then underwent orthopaedic surgery training in Melbourne and obtained his Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.

Dr Tymms has worked as a consultant surgeon in a number of Melbourne's hospitals. He obtained further foot and ankle surgery experience during visits and training in the United States and Europe, and now practices solely in foot and ankle surgery.

His interests are in all sporting and non-sporting foot and ankle injuries. Particular interests are in sports ankle ligament tears and ankle reconstruction surgery, ankle arthritis and ankle replacement surgery, ankle arthroscopy and cartilage injuries, cartilage regeneration techniques and stem cell therapies.

Common surgeries performed are:

  • ankle arthroscopy
  • ankle ligament reconstruction/repair
  • fracture repair
  • Achilles' tendon repair
  • tendon repair/reconstruction
  • ankle fusion
  • cartilage repair surgery
  • ankle replacement
  • bunion surgery and toe correction

He is a member of the following associations:
Australian Orthopaedic Association
Australian Medical Association
Australian Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society

For all appointments:
(03) 9038 5200

Geoffrey consults at:
Epworth Eastern, Box Hill
Geoffrey operates at:
Epworth Eastern, Box Hill
Epworth Richmond
Public appointment at St Vincent's Public, Fitzroy