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Dr Ian Cheung

Specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery
Clinical Interests: Spinal Surgery
Practices at:
Phone 07 3397 7700
Fax07 3397 7711

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Dr Ian Cheung is an orthopaedic surgeon with a special interest in the management of spinal conditions.  He obtained his undergraduate medical degree at The University of Queensland before completing a fellowship in orthopaedic surgery through the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.

Subspecialty training in spinal surgery was undertaken at the Singapore General Hospital which is considered a regional centre for minimally invasive spinal surgery and spinal deformity surgery. Upon his return to Australia, Dr Cheung completed a second post-graduate fellowship in spinal surgery in Brisbane.

Currently, Dr Cheung has commitments both in the public and the private sectors.  Privately, Dr Cheung practices at the Mater Neurosciences Centre and Greenslopes Private Hospital. He has an interest in all areas of adult spinal conditions, and utilises both open and minimally invasive techniques in the management of acute and chronic spinal disorders.

Dr Cheung’s practice encompasses the management of cervical, thoracic and lumbar conditions including: disc protrusions, radiculopathies, nerve entrapment syndromes; degenerative disc disease and arthritic conditions; spinal deformities (spondylolisthesis, scoliosis, kyphosis), trauma, infections, and, tumour. With a concurrent practice in general orthopaedics, Dr Cheung offers patients a balanced and holistic approach in dealing with musculoskeletal conditions.


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