Areas of Expertise

  • Hip and Knee Injuries
  • Joint Reconstruction and Replacement
  • Arthritis and Osteoporosis
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Spinal Injuries – ruptured discs, sciatica and low back pain
  • Neck Injuries – whiplash and other injuries
  • Shoulder Injuries


Dr Ross Kennedy has over twenty five years’ experience as an orthopaedic surgeon.  Having initially completed his education and training in Melbourne, Dr Kennedy worked in Darwin, as a Visiting Medical Officer and then later as the Director of Orthopaedics at the Royal Darwin Hospital, before commencing private practice in Brisbane in 2000.

Dr Kennedy is currently a senior visiting orthopaedic surgeon at Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Hospital, as well as conducting private practice based at Greenslopes Private Hospital, and visiting Sunnybank Private Hospital and Mater Private Hospital in Redlands.  He is involved in the teaching of orthopaedic surgeons in training, as well as medical students.

Whilst Dr Kennedy has a special interest in the hip and knee, he can give an unbiased, objective and balanced medical opinion on all orthopaedic conditions.

Current Positions

  • Senior Visiting Medical Officer at Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Hospital, 2002 to present
  • Visiting Medical Officer at Greenslopes Private Hospital, 2002 to present
  • Visiting Medical Officer at Mater Private Hospital, 2002 to present
  • Visiting Medical Officer at Sunnybank Private Hospital, 2002 to present
  • Medical Advisory Committees at Mater Private Hospital Redlands and Sunnybank Private Hospital
  • Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Hospital representative to the Queensland branch of the Orthopaedic Training Programme

Previous Positions

  • Director of Orthopaedics, Logan Hospital, 2000 to 2001
  • Member of the Medical Advisory Committees of Darwin Private and Royal Darwin Hospitals, 1995 to 2000
  • Visiting Medical Officer, Royal Darwin Hospital, 1998 to 2000
  • Director of Orthopaedics, Royal Darwin Hospital, 1996 to 1998


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
  • Master of Surgery
  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Fellow of the Australian Orthopaedic Association
  • Certified Independent Medical Examiner (American Board of Independent Medical Examiners)
  • Queensland Workers’ Compensation Scheme Guidelines for Evaluation of Permanent Impairment (GEPI) training, Core, Spine, Upper Limb and Lower Limb
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