Brisbane Hand & Upper Limb

Dr Steve Coleman

Hand Surgeon including microsurgery

phone +61 (07) 3834 6543
fax +61 (07) 3834 6544


MBBS                 University of Queensland
FRACS               Fellow Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
FAOrthA             Fellow Australian Orthopaedic Association


Fellow Royal Australian College Surgeons
Fellow Australian Orthopaedic Association
Australian Hand Surgery Society  (Past President and Treasurer)
Queensland Hand Surgery Society   (Past President)
Queensland Medicolegal Society
Royal Australian College of Surgeons Medicolegal Society
Member and Chair QComp Tribunal
Editorial Board -  British Journal Bone and Joint Surgery
Editorial Board - Asia Pacific Journal Hand Surgery
Editorial Board - Journal of Wrist Surgery
Australian Clinical Research Organisation   (Principal Investigator)

Private Hospital Appointments:

Brisbane Private Hospital
Sunnybank Private Hospital
Mater Private Hospital, Redlands

Dr Steve Coleman has over 25 years experience as an Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in hand and wrist conditions, including microsurgery and joint replacement.

Dr Coleman graduated in Medicine at University of Queensland and completed Orthopaedic Surgery training in 1983. He did post fellowship training in UK, USA and Brisbane.  He was a senior Orthopaedic Consultant at Princess Alexandra form 1983-2002. He was a foundation member of the Brisbane Hand and Upper Limb Clinic since 1996, and is still a member of that clinic, the largest group of Upper Limb specialists in Queensland. Dr Coleman lectures Nationally and Internationally on aspects of hand Surgery.


His practice is restricted to surgery of the hand, wrist and microsurgery. The particular interests are arthritic surgery, carpal tunnel syndrome and Dupuytren’s contracture. He is also a currently certified American Board of Independent Medical Examiners (ABIME) and conducts a medicolegal practice.  He consults at clinics at Brisbane Private Hospital and Cleveland. Surgery can be conducted at Brisbane Private Hospital or Mater Private Hospital Redlands.


Brisbane Private Hospital
Level 9, 259 Wickham Terrace
Brisbane, QLD 4000