Orthopaedic Surgery is currently offered at our Taringa and North Lakes locations and we have a variety of specialists who perform these procedures which include minor arthroscopies, arthroplasty, carpel tunnel & hand traumas. Please see the profiles below for more information.
He has been a specialist hand and upper limb surgeon since 2007 and was Director of Orthopaedic Surgery at Ipswich General Hospital from 2008-2012.
Dr Melsom graduated from the University of London in 1990 with a degree in Immunology and went on to finish his medical degree at the University of Bristol, UK. After teaching anatomy at Cambridge University, he started surgical training in Bristol, completing his fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1998.
Dr David Melsom is an Orthopaedic Surgeon who specialises in:
- Hand and upper limb surgery
- Joint replacement
- Trauma reconstruction
Appointments to see
Dr Brett Collins is a Queensland trained Orthopaedic Surgeon practicing in Brisbane. He has a focus on knee surgery, with experience in other lower limb and shoulder surgery. His special interest area is in sports related injuries. This includes knee reconstruction, arthroscopy, joint replacement and osteotomies. Meniscal, cartilage and joint preservation surgery forms a significant part of his practice.
Appointments for Dr Collins can be made through his main office at BOSMC. He consults at Westside Private Hospital and has regular operating lists.
Dr Collin’s special interests:
- ACL reconstruction
- Knee arthroscopy
- Knee replacement
- Cartilage surgery
- Soft tissue shoulder surgery
- Sporting injuries
Appointments to see
Dr Darren Marchant is an Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising exclusively in conditions of the hand and upper limb. This includes all aspects of the assessment and management of issues affecting the shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand- including neurovascular conditions, micro- surgery and reconstructive surgery. Dr Marchant is a partner in The Brisbane Hand and Upper Limb Clinic, based out of Brisbane Private Hospital. He also runs clinics through Brisbane Sports and Exercise Medicine Specialists, at Hawthorne, and Montserrat Day Hospital, at North Lakes.
Dr Marchant is happy to be contacted directly should you need to discuss any aspect of your patient’s care. This includes advice, and urgent appointments, in the case of a traumatic or acute problem. Please do not hesitate to call directly should you require such assistance.