Dr Michael Graze has been an Orthopaedic Surgeon since 2005, after completing his Orthopaedic training in Melbourne. He then undertook a further three years of fellowship training, specialising in trauma, arthroplasty, and sports medicine. The first year of his training was in trauma at the Royal Melbourne Hospital in Melbourne, Victoria. In 2006, he trained in Arthroplasty at John Flynn Hospital on the Gold Coast, Queensland and in 2007, his training in Sports Medicine was completed at the Fowler Kennedy Institute in London, Ontario, Canada.
Gold Coast Orthopaedics was opened at John Flynn Private Hospital in 2008. In 2020, the practice moved to new premises not far from the hospital, at 408 Coolangatta Road Bilinga QLD.
Michael is an accomplished surgeon who truly cares about his patients and delivering optimal outcomes. He takes a holistic approach utilising both conservative and surgical pathways. Dr Graze is also experienced with a range of innovative techniques that involve computer navigated and robotic procedures, with a focus on bone preservation. He sees private, public and WorkCover patients.
Dr Michael Thomas is a respected fellowship-trained Orthopaedic Surgeon experienced in general orthopaedic and trauma surgery, including joint replacement and arthroscopic surgery. He has special expertise in complex hand and upper limb trauma and elective surgical management, including rheumatological conditions. Dr Thomas is competent in microsurgical repairs and all aspects of upper limb arthroplasty, for both trauma and degenerative joint disease.
Dr Thomas currently serves as Senior Staff Specialist and Deputy Director of the Gold Coast University Hospital and Robina Hospital where he has had the opportunity to provide a first class upper limb as well as a general Orthopaedic trauma service for the Gold Coast, since 2007. He is also a Visiting Medical Officer at Gold Coast Private and John Flynn Private Hospitals.
Previously, Dr Thomas trained and worked in the UK with several renowned British Orthopaedic and Upper Limb Surgeons at leading public and private hospitals. He also undertook a Hand/ Upper Limb Fellowship at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane, in 2005. Additionally, from 2012-14, Dr Thomas sat on the Independent Medical Examinations panel for WorkCover Queensland.