Orthopaedic surgeon specialising
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Hand Surgeon Brisbane

Dr Frederiksen is an Orthopaedic Surgeon with a special interest in hand surgery. There are a number of conditions of the hand that he can treat including;

  • Fractures of the hand which may occur in the phalanges (small bones of the fingers)  or the metacarpals (long bones)
  • Finger tip injuries and amputations - such as those caused by work or home accidents (e.g. car door)
  • Arthritis of the thumb or hand which usually presents as irritation or degradation of the joints
  • Hand nerve damage from pressure, stretching, or cutting. causing loss of muscles control, or loss of feeling in the injured area.
  • Dupuytren's contracture - a thickening of the fibrous tissue layer underneath the skin of your palm and fingers.
  • Trigger finger or limited finger movement such as when you try to straighten your finger, it locks or catches before straightening.
  • De Quervain's tendinosis - or constriction and irritation of tendons around the base of the thumb
  • Soft tissue lumps
     

If you are experiencing any of the above conditions and would like to see Dr Frederiksen for a consultation, please contact your GP and request a referral using the following referral request form.

 

Dr Frederiksen has membership with a number of specialist and upper limb surgical associations including;

  • Australian Orthopaedic Association
  • Australian Medical Association
  • Queensland Shoulder Society
  • Queensland Hand Surgery Society
  • New Zealand Society for Surgery of the Hand.

Dr Frederiksen also likes to stay at the forefront of hand surgery by focusing on ongoing development through various research, training and teaching roles.