About Us

Gerard was admitted as a Fellow of The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons after completing Orthopaedic Training in Melbourne. In addition he completed a Foot and Ankle Fellowship in the United States also completing advanced courses in reconstructive surgery and deformity correction. Gerard has a special interest in biomechanics and gait analysis in particular pressure studies utilizing in shoe pedobarography.

Dr Gerard Bourke

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Graduated University of Melbourne Medical School 1989

Graduated Royal Australasian College of Surgeons – Orthopaedics 1999

Fellowship Foot and Ankle Surgery 1999

  • Ted Hanson – Seattle USA 
  • Mark Myerson – Baltimore USA
  • James Brodsky – Dallas USA
  • Tom Clanton – Houston USA

Courses Completed :

  • Ilizarov Deformity Correction 1999
  • Taylor Spatial Frame Instructional Course 1999
  • Baltimore Limb Deformity Correction 2008

Affiliations/ Memberships :

  • Australian Orthopaedic Association
  • Fellow of Royal College of Australasian Surgeons
  • International Member American Academy Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Australian Foot and Ankle Society



My receptionist is Kelly, she will send a photo to me this week. Kelly has a very friendly personality and is very experienced dealing with medicare and private health funds. She will be able to solve any issue patients have with booking their surgery and dealing with hospital paperwork and health fund forms.



My nurse is Lauren. She is very experienced with wound care both from surgery as well as other conditions such as diabetic neuropathy and trauma. Lauren is trained in casting and the use of complex wound care such as VAC dressings. She has a wonderful and caring nature and is extremely informative to patients and their families in the best care of their wounds.

Sunshine Coast Orthopaedic Contact Us


Flexible appointments and urgent care.

Fax number — 61753026607

Or call — 07 5317 1117