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Whether you are a weekend warrior or professional athlete, our doctors will assess and prioritise your referral from a GP or Physiotherapist. We understand how important it is to ensure those sporting or recreational injuries requiring urgent private treatment are seen by our specialist’s as soon as possible.  


Cairns Orthopaedic Clinic are the OFFICIAL SURGEONS TO:


In addition to our Orthopaedic Surgeons, Dr Kira James a Sports and Exercise Medicine Registrar consults by appointment at Cairns Orthopaedic Clinic. Dr James offers a range of specialised Sports Medicine services including:

  • investigation and treatment of acute & chronic injuries
  • athletes’ medical conditions
  • concussion treatment
  • travel & environmental medicines
  • screenings & exercise prescription
  • medications & ASADA
  • the junior athlete
  • womens’ health
  • athletes’ with disability
  • athletes’ nutritional needs
  • sports psychology

No referral is required to consult with Dr James and Medicare rebates apply. Appointments can be made by contacting her secretary Meg, on 4040 6260.

Further information on Dr James can be found on her website www.fnqsm.com.au