Areas of Expertise
- Foot and Ankle Injuries
- Knee injuries
- Sporting Injuries – sprains, strains, tears and fractures and dislocations
- Joint Reconstruction and Replacement
Dr Steven Hatcher obtained his medical degree at the University of Leeds, United Kingdom, in 1995 and began surgical training in England where he became a Member of both the Royal College of Surgeons of England and of Edinburgh in 2000. Upon his relocation to Brisbane in 2001 he continued specialist orthopaedic training, being awarded Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in January 2009.
Following this Dr Hatcher undertook a further Fellowship year of surgical practice and further training focused on conditions of the foot and ankle at Southampton University Hospital, England. This also afforded him the opportunity to visit a number of European centres of excellence, to obtain further experience and training with world renowned foot and ankle surgeons both in Europe and the United Kingdom. On return to Brisbane in 2010, Dr Hatcher commenced private practice, and held a Consultant position at the Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Hospital up until 2017.
Dr Hatcher was awarded Fellowship of the Australian Orthopaedic Association in 2012. He is a member of the Australian Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society. Dr Hatcher has a special interest in disorders of the foot, ankle and knee and has been practicing at the Wesley Hospital since 2010.
- Private Practice – Orthopaedic Surgeon, Surgery of the Foot, Ankle and Knee, Wesley Hospital
- Clinical Tutor, Wesley Clinical School
- Visiting Medical Officer, Department of Orthopaedics, Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Hospital, Brisbane
- Member of the Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
- Associate Member of the British Foot and Ankle Society
- Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor 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)