Dr Tony O’Neill is a Queensland trained orthopaedic surgeon with a special interest in sports injuries and sub-specialty training in knee and shoulder surgery.
Dr O’Neill grew up in Mount Isa and went to boarding school in Brisbane. He undertook undergraduate degrees at the University of Queensland completing a Bachelor of Science in anatomy followed by a medical degree.
Dr O’Neill worked in hospitals in Brisbane and the UK before undertaking orthopaedic training in Queensland, gaining his fellowship in 2012. He completed a fellowship in shoulder surgery at the Cape Shoulder Institute and Stellenbosch University in Cape Town, South Africa where he worked under Dr Joe De Beer. The practice specialises in the management of sports injuries of the shoulder as well as primary and revision shoulder joint replacement.
Dr O’Neill then worked as the knee fellow at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and Fortius Clinic in London UK, where a large percentage of the clinics patients are professional athletes. Working with Mr Andy Williams and Mr Jonathon Lavelle the fellowship incorporated multi-ligament injuries of the knee, meniscal preservation surgery, osteotomies about the knee and knee replacement.
His practice focuses on sports injuries of the knee and shoulder and their surgical management. He has published and presented research internationally and works publically at the Mater Adults and Mater Children’s Hospitals.
Dr O’Neill is happy to make himself available to manage acute orthopaedic problems including trauma, keeping emergency slots open in his outpatient clinic.