Appointments

Making an appointment

To book an appointment with Dr Joseph Smith please call (02) 6185 8444.

Email enquiries: jsmith.admin@co.net.au

Fax: (02) 6282 8866

PLEASE NOTE: A REFERRAL FROM YOUR GP, FAMILY PHYSICIAN OR OTHER DOCTOR IS REQUIRED PRIOR TO MAKING AN APPOINTMENT.

Business hours

Monday – Thursday, 9am-5pm
Friday – by appointment
Closed national and ACT public holidays

Patient forms

Prior to your appointment we will send you two patient forms which you will need to fill out, sign and bring with you to your first appointment.

You can also download copies of these forms from the links below:

Canberra Orthopaedic Surgeon
Canberra Orthopaedic Surgeon

What to bring

When you come for your first appointment please remember to bring:

  • Completed and signed Patient Information form
  • Completed and signed Medical History form
  • Referral letter from your GP, family physician or other doctor
  • Medicare card, DVA card, Pension card
  • Your private health insurance information
  • Reports, X-rays, MRIs, CT scans etc, and any other relevant information
  • If relevant: Approved Worker’s Compensation Claim letter from your insurer addressed to your surgeon

Cancellations

If you need to cancel an appointment, please telephone the office during business hours and allow at least one day’s notice so we can offer your appointment to patients on our waiting list.

We recognise that your time is valuable, and we make every effort to run on time. Occasionally emergencies or patients require a little more time, and these cause scheduling delays beyond our control. We apologise if we keep you waiting.

Our location

Suite 1B, Ground Floor
Equinox 1
70 Kent Street
Deakin ACT 2600

Parking: on site paid parking available.