Dr. Avanthi Mandaleson



  • Trauma reconstruction of complex hand and upper limb injuries including arthroplasty reconstruction
  • Management of post-traumatic sequelae of the hand, wrist and elbow
  • Management of degenerative conditions of the hand, wrist, shoulder and elbow including arthroscopic surgery and joint replacement
  • Sports and soft tissue injury reconstruction of the hand, wrist, shoulder and elbow


  • 2020 – present, Medicolegal consultant, Azure Medicolegal
  • 2016 – present, VMO Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Austin Hospital
  • 2017 – present, VMO Consultant Hand Surgeon, Monash Health, Dandenong Hand Unit
  • 2016- present, Specialist hand and upper limb surgery private practice


  • Biomechanics of trauma fixation techniques
  • Radiological outcome measurements
  • Arthroplasty alignment and survivorship
  • Patient-centered treatment and outcomes


  • Australian Hand Surgery Society
  • Victorian Shoulder and Elbow Society
  • Australian Medical Association
  • Australian Orthopaedic Association
  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Academy of Surgical Educators, RACS
  • Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh
  • General Medical Council, UK


  • 2014 FRACS Fellowship admission
  • 2010-14 AOA/RACS Orthopaedic Surgery Advanced Training (Victoria/Tasmania – Australia)
  • 2009 Orthopaedic Principles and Basic Sciences Exam
  • 2008 Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Basic Surgical Training
  • Inc CCrISP Course/EMST Course/ASSET and BSE exam
  • 2004 MBBS (Hons) Monash University, Australia
  • Medicine and Surgery: Distinction
  • 2002 BMedSci.(Hons.) Upper Second Class Division, University of Nottingham, UK
  • Thesis: A pilot study of gastric emptying after major gynaecological surgery. A comparison of intra-operative intravenous and intrathecal opioids. Research in the School of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine, Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham
  • 1998 A-Levels, Dame Alice Harpur School, Bedford, UK
  • Biology – A, Chemistry – A, Maths – A, Physics – B