Dr Steven Frederiksen MBBS, FRACS (Orth), FAOrthA, CIME
Located on St Andrews War Memorial Hospital Campus
Dr Steven Frederiksen is an accredited VMO at St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital and has consulting rooms at St Andrew’s Place on North St, Spring Hill.
He is an orthopaedic surgeon who specialises in surgery of the shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand, including microvascular and peripheral nerve surgery. He has special interest in arthroplasty in the upper limb, as well as the management of complex wrist and hand trauma.
Dr Frederiksen graduated from the University of Queensland in 1997 and undertook employment as a junior doctor at the Royal Brisbane Hospital before entering full time service in the Royal Australian Air Force in 2000. Within the RAAF, he worked in a number of roles, including humanitarian assistance and overseas deployments to areas such as the Solomon Islands, East Timor, Indonesia (Bali) and the Middle East.
Dr Frederiksen returned from military service and commenced training in orthopaedic surgery in 2005 in South East Queensland, with a particular focus towards surgery of the upper limb. He commenced employment at Queen Elizabeth II Hospital as Director of Orthopaedics in January 2009.
In 2010 in Auckland, Dr Frederiksen undertook intensive training in surgery of the hand, wrist and elbow, including microvascular and peripheral nerve surgery. This work was based in the Orthopaedic Hand Unit, embedded within the Plastic Surgical Department at Middlemore Hospital.
Dr Frederiksen in a member of the Australian Orthopaedic Association, Australian Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Australian Medical Association, Qld Hand Surgery Society, and Qld Shoulder Society.
He commenced at St Andrew’s in 2011.