GRIP Surgery is a specialised surgery practice for adult and paediatric patients with hand and wrist problems of all complexities. With on-site, experienced hand therapists, we provide a unique and streamlined patient experience.

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Dr Paul van Minnen and Dr Nicholas Smith are Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons with accredited hand and wrist surgery fellowship training. Their private practice is committed to surgery of the hand and wrist only.

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GRIP Surgery's unique multi-disciplinary approach provides on-site access to experienced hand therapists. Our integrated hand therapy services are available at multiple locations, providing convenient access to all non-surgical and postoperative care.

Our specialist surgeons take pride in providing the highest standard of care for patients of all ages with hand and wrist conditions, always with a personal, respectful and affable approach.

Our hand surgeons diagnose and treat conditions involving the hand, wrist and forearm with the aim to restore function and form.

Hand & Wrist Surgery specialists

Dr Paul van Minnen and Dr Nicholas Smith are Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons with advanced Hand & Wrist Surgery fellowship training endorsed by the Australian Hand Surgery Society (AHSS).

Society and professional Memberships

Our practice prides itself in providing dedicated care of the highest national and international standards, endorsed by the professional society memberships of our fellowship trained surgeons.


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