Dr Steven Frederiksen MBBS, FRACS (Orth), FAOrthA, CIME
Dr Steven Frederiksen is an accredited VMP at St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital. He specialises in surgery of the shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand, including microvascular and peripheral nerve surgery. He has a 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 and the Middle East.
Dr Frederiksen returned from military service and commenced training in orthopaedic surgery in 2005, with a particular focus on surgery of the upper limb.
He commenced employment at Queen Elizabeth II Hospital as Director of Orthopaedics in January 2009. In 2010, 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, within the Plastic Surgical Department of Middlemore Hospital, Auckland.
Dr Frederiksen is 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.