Melbourne Shoulder and Elbow Centre

31 Normanby St Brighton 3186

Surgical Procedures

A/Professor Simon Bell specialises in surgery to the shoulder and elbow. His interests include sporting injuries, including stabilisations, rotator cuff injury and joint replacement. Simon has performed surgery for Olympic athletes and swimmers, AFL and Rugby players and renowned sporting identities.


  • Shoulder replacement
    • Total shoulder replacement using the most advanced prostheses, anatomic and reverse
  • Shoulder arthroscopy
    • Rotator cuff repair
    • Decompression for impingement
    • AC (acromio-clavicular) joint surgery
    • Frozen shoulder - capsular release and manipulation
  • Shoulder stabilisation & reconstruction
    • Anterior/posterior shoulder stabilisation
    • Arthroscopic stabilisation
    • Arthroscopic SLAP repair
    • Bone graft procedures (Latarjet)
  • Scapulothoracic endoscopy - snapping scapula

  • Tendon repairs


  • Elbow replacement
  • Elbow arthroscopy
  • Stiff elbow release and mobilisation
  • Reconstruction for instability
  • Elbow impingement arthroscopic management
  • Nerve decompression and transposition
  • Tendon repairs


  • Shoulder and elbow fractures & dislocations
  • AC joint and clavicle fractures & dislocations