Areas of Expertise

  • Orthopaedic Oncology
  • Hip arthritis
  • Arthroplasty
  • Revision Arthroplasty
  • Trauma
  • Metastatic Disease
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Osteochondral Defects
  • Foot and Ankle Conditions


Dr David Shooter graduated from the University of Queensland in 1999. He has a broad experience of Queensland health care, working in Townsville, Redcliffe, Brisbane and the Gold Coast, before completing his specialist training in Orthopaedic Surgery (2009) at the Princess Alexandra Hospital, the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, the Royal Children’s Hospitals and the Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Hospital.

Since completing his orthopaedic training, Dr Shooter has been the Director of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Hospital and he has spent twelve months in the United Kingdom completing an Orthopaedic Oncology fellowship at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in London, working exclusively in the Bone Tumour and Reconstruction Unit.

Dr Shooter is a general orthopaedic surgeon working in private practice who sub-specialises in orthopaedic oncology, revision arthroplasty, knee and ankle conditions, general trauma and most upper limb conditions.

Current Positions

  • Private Practice
  • Visiting Medical Officer, North Lakes Day Hospital
  • Visiting Medical Officer, St Vincent’s Private Hospital Northside
  • Visiting Medical Officer, North West Private Hospital

Former Positions

  • Director of Orthopaedic Surgery, Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Hospital
  • Visiting Medical Officer, the Wesley Hospital
  • Staff Specialist, Redcliffe Hospital
  • Commonwealth Fellow, Bone Tumour and Joint Reconstruction Unit, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Middlesex, UK
  • Senior Lecturer in Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Queensland
  • Locum Orthopaedic Surgeon, Kalgoorlie Regional Hospital
  • Staff Specialist in Orthopaedic Surgery, Logan Hospital


  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Fellow of the Australian Orthopaedic Association
  • Member of the Australian Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Member of the Australian and New Zealand Sarcoma Society
  • Member of the Seddon Society of the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, UK
  • Member of the Australian Medical Association Queensland
  • Member of the Australian Orthopaedic Trauma Society
  • Member of the AOA Medicolegal Society
  • Certified Independent Medical Examiner (American Board of Independent Medical Examiners)
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Contact Information

1300 568 543

Consulting Locations

Brisbane | Rockhampton |