Wrist Surgeon. Adelaide & Darwin

Dr McLean manages all wrist conditions and injuries.

Dr McLean has a special interest in wrist conditions and has advanced, international sub-specialty training in arthroscopic (key-hole) wrist surgery; reconstructive wrist surgery; and arthritis-related wrist surgery

Some common wrist surgeries that Dr McLean performs:

Common wrist surgeries

  • Endoscopic, minimally-invasive carpal tunnel release
  • Wrist arthroscopy (key-hole) surgery
  • Distal radius fracture management (broken radius bone)
  • Reconstructive and revision surgery
  • Partial and complete wrist fusions
  • All fractures (broken bones) around the wrist

Broken Bones & Injuries

  • Distal Radius Fractures (Broken Wrist)
  • Scaphoid Fractures

Diseases & Conditions

  • Arthritis (of the Wrist)
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • DeQuervain’s Tendinitis
  • Ganglion Cysts
  • Kienböck’s Disease (Lunate Avascular Necrosis)
  • Olecranon Bursitis
  • Ulnar Tunnel Syndrome (at Guyon’s Canal)

Treatments & Surgeries

  • Electrodiagnostic testing (for neurological problems)
  • Tendon Transfer Surgery
  • Wrist Arthroscopy
  • Wrist Joint Replacement
  • TFCC injury
  • Unla Impaction
  • Wrist instability

Patient information for wrist conditions and surgery

See Dr Mclean’s guide for carpal tunnel surgery and recovery.   If you have flown to Adelaide for your surgery, be sure to check out the guide for flying after wrist surgery, and the one that everyone wants to know, when can I drive after carpal tunnel surgery.

Also, the following resources have information about specific surgical techniques and wrist conditions.

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