Areas of Expertise

  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Elbow and Wrist Injuries
  • Fractures and Dislocations
  • Neck Injuries – whiplash and other injuries
  • Lower Limb Injuries
  • Sports Injuries
  • Joint Reconstruction and Replacement
  • Spinal Injuries – ruptured discs, sciatica, back pain, scoliosis et cetera


Dr Warren Todd graduated from the University of Queensland in 1978.  He spent four years in the Royal Australian Navy Medical Corps and then joined Greenslopes Repatriation Hospital as a surgical registrar.

Dr Todd commenced private practice in Townsville in 1991 and was an Orthopaedic Supervisor for the training of orthopaedic registrars at Townsville Base Hospital from 1998 to 2002.   He moved to Cairns in 2002 and was in private practice and a Visiting Medical Officer at Cairns Base Hospital until 2015.

Dr Todd is a general orthopaedic surgeon with a special interest in shoulders.  He provides objective, unbiased and balanced medicolegal opinions.

Current Positions

Member, Orthopaedic Medical Assessment Tribunal, Q-COMP, 2000 to present

Former Positions

  • Visiting Medical Officer, Cairns Base Hospital
  • Supervisor, Orthopaedic Training, Townsville Base Hospital
  • Visiting Medical Officer, Townsville Base Hospital
  • Private Orthopaedic Practice, Townsville
  • Training Orthopaedic Registrar, Royal Brisbane Hospital
  • Orthopaedic Registrar, Townsville General Hospital


  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Member of the Australian Orthopaedic Association
  • Member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Queensland Workers’ Compensation Scheme Guidelines for Evaluation of Permanent Impairment (GEPI) training, Core, Spine, Upper Limb and Lower Limb
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Contact Information

1300 568 543