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Dr Andrei Cornoiu
Foot & Ankle Surgeon

Dr Andrei Cornoiu - Victorian Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Clinic
Dr Andrei Cornoiu

Dr Cornoiu is a Melbourne trained Orthopaedic surgeon who has joined Dr Beischer at the Victorian Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Clinic.

Dr Cornoiu has a particular interest in bunion and forefoot conditions, the management of plantar fasciitis and foot & ankle arthritic conditions. Dr Cornoiu also, has extensive experience in the management of foot and ankle trauma and fractures.

As part of his clinical practice, Dr Cornoiu also has an active interest in Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle research and is dedicated to patient education and informed consent.

Scope of Practice

  • Bunion Correction surgery
  • Toe correction surgery
  • Ankle Arthroscopy and ankle ligament reconstruction
  • Management of foot and ankle arthritis including 1st Metatarsophalangeal fusion
  • Ankle Replacement
  • Management of foot and ankle tendon conditions
  • Management of Rheumatoid feet
  • Management of Morton's Neuroma and Plantar Fasciitis

Trauma

  • Ankle Fractures
  • Distal tibia fractures
  • Calcaneal fractures
  • Foot fractures
  • Achilles tendon repairs

Current appointments

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon (in Foot and Ankle)

Public

  • Austin and Repatriation Hospital, Heidelberg
  • Maroondah Hospital (Eastern Health), Ringwood East
  • Private
  • Epworth Private Hospital, Richmond
  • Mitcham Private Hospital, Mitcham
  • Waverley Private Hospital, Mt Waverley
  • Warringal Private Hospital, Heidelberg

Senior Lecturer

  • University of Melbourne

Affiliations

  • Australian Foot and Ankle Society
  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS)
  • Australian Medical Association (AMA)

Training and Academic Qualifications

  • 1989 Melbourne High School graduation
  • 1995 Monash University – Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS)
  • 2000 Anatomy Demonstrator Monash University
  • 2003 Post-graduate Degree – Doctorate of Medicine (MD) University of Melbourne
  • 2008 Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (Orthopaedic)

Professional Career (with highlights)

  • 1989 – 1995 MBBS – Monash University - Creation and introduction of the first interactive anatomy training programs for medical students
  • 1996 – 1999 Internship and Basic Surgical Training
    Registrar training in general and vascular surgery
  • 2000 Anatomy Demonstrator – Monash University
  • 2001 – 2002 Postgraduate Doctorate of Medicine – University of Melbourne
    "The use of multimedia technology to improve patient consent for Orthopaedic Surgery"
  • 2003 – 2007 Accredited Orthopaedic Surgical Training
  • 2008 Trauma Surgeon – Austin Hospital
  • 2008 – 2009 Arthroplasty Fellowship Leuven, Belgium – Prof J Bellemans Epsom, UK - Mr A Adhikari
  • 2009 - 2010 Orthopaedic Surgeon and Subspecialist training Foot & Ankle – Dr Andrew Beischer

Publications

2005

2010

  • Multimedia patient education to assist the informed consent process for knee arthroscopy, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery, 2010
  • The effect of orthotic treatment on midfoot osteoarthritis assessed using specifically designed patient evaluation questionnaires, Prosthetics & Orthotics International, 2010

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