Joint Replacement Specialist
Hip and Knee Arthroplasty. Offering Patient Specific Instrumentation and Prosthesis for Total Hip Replacements
Joint Replacement Specialist

Meet Dr. David Shooter

Orthopedic Surgeon | MBBS(Qld) FRACS(Orth)

Dr David Shooter is a trusted and respected private orthopaedic surgeon who has over 11 years’ experience in both public and private Orthopaedic surgery.  In 2012, Dr Shooter started in private practice as a generalist orthopaedic surgeon and now has a focus and specialty in Arthroplasty, Trauma, and Sports Knee, with a Subspecialty in Orthopaedic Oncology.

Dr Shooter currently operates from Holy Spirit Northside Private Hospitals (Chermside) and North West Private Hospital (Everton Park).

Patient Specific Instrumentation for Total Hip Replacement

Unique to his hip arthroplasty (joint replacement) practice is the use of patient specific instrumentation and prosthesis for total hip replacements (THR).

Learn more on the Advantages of Patient Specific Instrumentation

Practice Accounting Policy and Fees

Practice Accounting Policy and Fees

Majority of procedures are billed NO GAP or KNOWN GAP, with a capped up-front payment for patients insured with BUPA, Medibank Private, HCF and AHSA group of funds. Dr Shooter also take referrals for SELF-FUNDED patients. Read More on Costs and Fees.


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Using Innovative Technology

Using Innovative Technology

Dr Shooter’s practice philosophy is to ensure that patients’ goals are paramount, and to match the most advanced available techniques and implants, with each patient’s individual needs. Read more on how Dr Shooter can help some patients achieve better and quicker functional recovery for Hip Arthroplasty. Read More
Patient Referrals

Patient Referrals

Dr David Shooter accepts referrals for all private patients and self funded patients. He is one of the few orthopaedic surgeons with a subspecialty in oncology and receives referrals from Queensland and northern New South Wales. Contact us for referral appointments.
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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Medical Board of Australia (AHPRA)
  • Australian Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons (ASOS)
  • Australian Sarcoma Group (ASG)
  • Australian Medical Association Queensland branch (AMAQ)
  • The Seddon Society of the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, UKNO LOGO
  • FRACS
  • Faortha