Brisbane Orthopaedic Specialist Services (BOSS)

Brisbane Orthopaedic Specialist Services (BOSS)

  1. Description

Full Description

Brisbane Orthopaedic Specialist Services (also known as B.O.S.S.) is a group practice of six specialist orthopaedic surgeons- Bill Donnelly, Paul Licina, Tony Ganko, Hugh English, Andrew Ryan and Andrew Patten. The aim of the practice is to provide high quality care for patients and to treat a wide range of orthopaedic conditions.

Subspecialty interests within the practice include degenerative conditions of the hip and knee including joint replacement surgery; sports-related conditions, especially of the knee and shoulder; expertise in arthroscopy of the knee, shoulder and hip; orthopaedic trauma; all conditions of the spine, including low back and neck pain, fractures and tumours of the spine, and spinal deformities. All conditions of the upper limb, microsurgery, foot and ankle surgery.

The website features interactive presentations on Hip anatomy, Knee anatomy, Spine anatomy, Shoulder anatomy, Hip and Knee joint replacements, Knee Arthroscopy, Shoulder Arthroscopy, Anterior Cruciate ligament Reconstruction, Revision joint replacements, Shoulder Impingement, Rotator Cuff Repair, Frozen Shoulder and much more.

The information in this website is provided to reinforce the advice you receive from your own doctors and is not intended to replace discussions with your doctor. We hope you find the website useful and informative.


Our orthopaedic services include

Treatment of sports injuries to the hip, knee, shoulder, foot, ankle and elbow.
Arthroscopic surgery
Surgical opinions and evaluations
Total Joint Replacement for Hip, Knee & Shoulder joints
Surgical Treatment of arthritis
Click on the below links to find out more about our individual services

Hand & Wrist
Sports medicine

Common problems of the shoulder include disorders of the rotator cuff; shoulder instability (dislocations and separations); fractures of the upper end of the arm (humerus), collarbone (clavicle), and shoulder blade (scapula) and arthritic conditions of the shoulder.

Our specialists treat painful shoulder conditions such as bursitis, tendonitis, calcium deposition, advanced arthritis, rotator cuff tears and frozen shoulder.

Hand & Wrist

Our surgeons provide comprehensive evaluation and management for a wide range of conditions of hand and wrist, including:

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chronic Wrist Pain
Flexor and Extensor Tendon Injuries
Peripheral Nerve Injuries of the Upper Extremities
Fractures and Dislocations of the Hand and Wrist
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Osteoarthritis of the Hand
Chronic Wrist Pain
Nerve Compression Syndromes

Sports medicine

Once perceived as discipline concerned only with repairing athletes’ traumatic injuries, sports medicine is now recognized as a medical science that is expanding the understanding of the body’s integrated response to all forms of physical activity. Our Surgeons can help you prevent and recover from injuries, whether you are a world class athlete or just slightly active.

Acute sports injuries include:

ACL reconstruction and rehabilitation

Contact Us

Main Practice Location

Chermside rooms

Brisbane Orthopaedic Specialist Services
Ground Floor Medical Centre
Holy Spirit North side Private Hospital
627 Rode Road
Chermside QLD 4032

Click here for driving directions and location map.


Hospital Locations

Brisbane Private Hospital
Green slopes Private Hospital
The Wesley Hospital
St Andrew’s Hospital
Satellite Sites

Brisbane Orthopaedic Specialist Services practice from a number of Satellite Sites throughout Brisbane City. If your appointment is at one of our Satellite Sites, please phone the office on 1300 478 475 for the full address details.