Readily Accessible Orthopaedic Care in Rockhampton

The outcome of your treatment is critically important to me. I do my utmost to understand and communicate with my patients – to help them understand their conditions and their treatment options, along with the benefits and risks of those options. An important part of my job is to keep abreast of the latest technologies and treatment, and to incorporate into my practice those which offer safe and reliable prospects of improvement for my patients.

Dr Michael South

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Dr Michael SouthOrthopaedic Surgeon

I have been in practice as a specialist orthopaedic surgeon since 1991. I grew up in Rockhampton then gained my medical qualifications at the University of Queensland. My speciality training in orthopaedic surgery was in Brisbane at the Princess Alexandra Hospital, the Brisbane Mater Hospital and Greenslopes Hospital.

  • Australian Orthopaedic Association
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Australian Society Of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • AOA Medico-Legal Society
  • American Board of Independent Medical Examiners
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  • Hip Replacement

    Total hip replacement is a surgical procedure in which the damaged cartilage and bone is removed from the hip joint. Read More

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  • Knee Replacement

    Total knee replacement, also called total knee arthroplasty. Read More

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Dr South is a Specialist in
  • Total Knee Replacement
    Total Knee Replacement

    Total knee replacement, also called total knee arthroplasty, is a surgical procedure in which the worn out or damaged surfaces of the knee joint are removed and replaced with artificial parts.

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  • Total Hip Replacement
    Total Hip Replacement

    Total hip replacement is a surgical procedure in which the damaged cartilage and bone is removed from the hip joint and replaced with artificial components.

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  • Knee Reconstruction
    Knee Reconstruction

    The anterior cruciate ligament is one of the major stabilizing ligaments in the knee. It is a strong rope like structure located in the centre of the knee running from the femur to the tibia.

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