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When to visit your orthopaedic doctor

Muscle and bone issues are common in our daily lives, regardless of the amount of physical activity you go through. Athletes may find themselves in a variety of muscle pains and strains, but so will the average adult when undergoing more activity than they’re used to. Although easily disregarded as “old age” or simply mild…

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Innovation creates world-first in operating room

A world-first operation using advanced software and clever robotics has demonstrated the benefits of a new approach to spinal surgery. Last month, at The Valley Private Hospital in Melbourne, Dr David Edis used a breakthrough development in the Mazor Renaissance Robotic Guidance system to undertake an entire spinal operation with the patient lying on their…

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Leadership in Health

Time for a respectful approach Sometimes I am ashamed to be a member of the medical profession, when I hear from my patients how they have been mistreated by my colleagues. I don’t mean that the treatment they received did not follow reasonable medical guidelines or was incompetent. I mean that they were not treated…

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Media Links

Below is a list of media links that feature Dr David Edis including research grants, new research and other announcements. Help with understanding health insurance? Robots aid surgeries Clifford Craig grant vital for new research   About Dr David Edis Dr David Edis is an Orthopaedic and Spine Surgeon. David’s areas of special interest include the…

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Surgeon Fees

Surgeon Fees and Out of Pocket Costs for Private Surgery The benefits and downfalls of private health care have been a hot topic of late. In his latest report for the ABC’s investigative journalism program Four Corners (aired May 28 th 2018), Norman Swan has again delivered a piece that is more worthy of A…

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