Dr Anthony Murray

Dr Anthony Murray joins The Friendlies surgical team

Australia’s first Indigenous Orthopaedic Surgeon, Dr Anthony Murray, has begun performing surgical procedures at The Friendlies.

Dr Murray from the Sunshine Coast Orthopaedic Group has been consulting at The Friendlies Medical Suites since March 2022 and recently started operating at the hospital.

Dr Murray specialises in the highest quality of surgical results in hip and knee replacement surgery, arthroscopic knee surgery, orthopaedic trauma surgery, and complex revision hip and knee surgery.

Dr Murray employs techniques including Direct Anterior Approach hip replacement, Kinematic Aligned Knee Replacements and Patient Specific Instrumentation, delivered with his team in a caring, compassionate and professional environment to reduce patients’ pain, restore function and improve their quality of life.

Dr Murray has sub-specialty post-fellowship training in prestigious hospitals with highly regarded orthopaedic joint replacement and trauma specialists across Australia.

Dr Murray graduated from his medical training at James Cook University in Townsville and Cairns in 2012.

He has been admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons and a Fellow of the Australian Orthopaedic Association.

Raised in Far North, Central and South-East Queensland, Dr Murray enjoys farming, rugby and fitness.

The Friendlies’ Director of Clinical Services and Patient Safety, Sandy Blake, welcomed Dr Murray and said he’s an excellent addition to the surgical team.

“It’s really great to have such an experienced senior orthopaedic surgeon come on board who can service our patients and meet people’s acute needs through consultations and emergency admissions,” she said.

Orthopaedics is one of the hospital’s important surgical services.

“We’re always striving to ensure we’re the hospital of choice for friendly, quality healthcare.”

Dr Murray’s reception can be contacted on 07 5493 8038.

The Friendlies Medical Suites

Health professionals looking to establish consulting rooms in Bundaberg have a perfect opportunity to take space in The Friendlies Medical Suites.

The architecturally designed modern building on Crofton Street has various options available for casual, permanent, part-time or full-time occupancy.

For more information, email tfms@fsph.org.au.

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