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Like all medical and surgical specialties, referral to an orthopaedic surgeon may involve a wait for an appointment. During busy periods some of the orthopaedic surgeons in Hobart have waiting time to see them in a private practice of more than 6 months. The Royal Hobart Hospital waiting time for an initial orthopaedic surgery consultation (other than appropriately referred emergent or urgent cases) can be closer to a year.
Dr Mackie has continually prepared for the introduction of new medical technology at Calvary Hospital. With the support of several surgeons operating at the Lenah Valley campus, Calvary Hospital has introduced the Robotic Surgical Assistant (ROSA) knee platform.