If you are unfortunate enough to suffer from a nasty hand injury it can make routine tasks like brushing your teeth or opening a door virtually impossible. Thankfully there are a number of excellent hand surgeons in Brisbane who can help you by reconstructing or repairing almost any part of your hand, wrist or forearms. Typically these are general, orthopedic or plastic surgeons who can remove tissue from inflamed joints, reposition your tendons, or implant new artificial joints. The surgeons outlined below are some of the best in the city.
Located in Spring Hill, the Brisbane Hand and Upper Limb Clinic are a private plastic and orthopaedic surgery clinic that is dedicated to assessing, diagnosing and managing the treatment of both hand and upper limb conditions. Working out of the Brisbane Private Hospital, they employ a world-class team of ten surgeons who provide advice and treatment for injuries and disorders that relate to your upper limb. All of their surgeons specialise in offering a range of surgical procedures for the hand, as well as the wrist, elbow and shoulder.
Dr Cameron Mackay is regarded as one of the premier hand surgeons in Brisbane. Based in the Brisbane Private Hospital, he is highly experienced and well respected and specialises in hand, reconstructive and plastic surgery. This includes both trauma and elective hand conditions, as well as reconstructive microsurgery and surgery of the skin, with regards to scar revision and skin cancer. Carefully considering each case to produce the most educated, balanced and up-to-date opinion possible, he also works closely with therapists, rehabilitation providers and insurers to maximise post-surgical outcomes for his patients.
As a specialist in both the medicolegal assessment and surgery of the hand, wrist and also elbow, Dr Stephen G Coleman, provides his patients with unbiased and independent opinions on all areas of hand and upper limb conditions. Boasting over 35 years of experience, he is widely acknowledged as an expert in his field. To the point that he was even invited to chair the Hand and Wrist Working Group by the Australian Federal Government when it was set up in 2017.
Based within the Watkins Medical Centre in Spring Hill, within Brisbane City, Dr Rebecca Won is an acclaimed plastics, reconstructive and hand surgeon. A proud Brisbane local who has over 15 years of experience gained within residencies in Sydney, Melbourne and the Gold Coast, she is also a Fellow of Royal Australasian College Surgeons. In addition, to grow her knowledge base further, she has undertaken further Post-Fellowship training on both aesthetic breast surgery and also hand surgery as well.
Considered one of the finest hand surgeons in Brisbane, Dr Dan Rowe is one of the most renowned plastics and reconstructive surgeons in Australia. Specialising in hand surgery for chronic hand conditions as well as acute injuries, head and neck reconstruction, skin cancer surgery and pretty much all aspects of general plastic surgery, he does the majority of his operations at the Greenslopes Private Hospital and the Princess Alexandra Hospital. In addition, he also runs a small operating theatre in his rooms for the purpose of removal of minor procedures for small skin lesions.