Dr Robert Burness (FRACS) is an Orthopaedic Surgeon who has been practising in Hervey Bay and Maryborough in a private and public capacity since 2006. He trained and obtained the FRACS in orthopaedic surgery in New Zealand. The scope of practice is general orthopaedics with an emphasis on shoulder, hip and knee replacements and also non-arthroplasty upper and lower limb surgery.
For patients with private health insurance, surgical operating fees will be direct billed to the patient’s health fund. Dr Burness will continue to perform surgery at the St Stephens Private Hospital.