Helping patients with:
Torn Meniscus
Ruptured anterior cruciate ligament
Rotator Cuff Syndrome
Dislocated Shoulder
Frozen Shoulder
Mechanical Back Pain
Nerve root compression
OrthoShep is our private Orthopaedic Clinic operating in Cairns and we provide qualified Orthopaedic advice, surgery and assistance to all our patients.
Since 1993
Dr. David Shepherd - An Orthopaedic surgeon in Cairns
We live in a world where age, sports injuries and workplace accidents can take their toll on our complete skeletal system. These painful and occasionally debilitating orthopaedic conditions will eventually affect our lifestyles

Conveniently located in Cairns, when you require the services of a locally based orthopaedic specialist and surgeon you will obtain all the help, advice and assistance thanks to OrthoShep.

Covering all aspects of orthopaedic treatments and surgery along with a keen interest in assisting patients with knee and shoulder Arthroscopies, David has been known to have worked tirelessly, to allow all of his patients to return to their normal healthy lifestyles. OrthoShep provides treatments to all North Queensland patients, covering all fields of orthopaedic treatments.


Who is David Shepherd?

David Shepherd, born, educated and trained in Queensland, is the Director of Cairns’ much renowned OrthoShep, a private practice located in the Cairns hospital precincts. Since 1993, David and his professional team have helped many patients with their orthopaedic concerns.

How can OrthoShep help?

Being a general orthopaedic specialist and surgeon we will address all your concerns whilst offering a detailed examination of the problems you are having. We will display a caring and sensitive approach to assess and/or diagnose your condition. Your concerns become our primary focus.

When surgery is needed

Working with the professional theatre team at the Cairns Private Hospital we are able to carry out all surgical procedures effectively. The ward is staffed by experienced and qualified nurses who provide a quality care thanks to their extensive orthopaedic experience. The unit is supported by a multidisciplinary team, including physio and occupational therapists.

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