Dr. Michael Fleming graduated from the University of Queensland Medical
School with honours in 1986 and completed his specialty in orthopaedic
surgery in 1993.
He was the Director of Orthopaedics at Royal Darwin Hospital from 1994 to 1996 where he both provided
and co-ordinated orthopaedic care for the majority of the Northern Territory.
He returned to Queensland in 1997 and set up a practice on the Redcliffe Peninsula covering Caboolture
and the Northern Suburbs of Brisbane. Concurrently, he maintained a public orthopaedic appointment
at both Redcliffe and Caboolture Hospitals.
Dr. Fleming is an active member of the Queensland Shoulder Society, Australian Orthopaedic Association,
Australian Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the Australian Medical Association.
His practice now concentrates on all aspects of the treatment of shoulder and knee conditions.
Shoulder & Knee Consultation
Post Operative Care
All appointments and operation bookings are made from the Peninsula Private Specialist Suite.Consultations are by appointment only.
Please contact:(07) 3284 6633 – OFFICE HOURS 8:30AM to 4:30PM
(07) 3883 2237 FAX
Do you need a referral to make a general appointment?You need a current referral at the time of consultation
in order to receive the Medicare rebate.
Note on medical advice and quotes:Medical advice cannot be given to patients over the phone.
Quotes for surgery will be discussed at the time of appointment and a written quote will be provided.
Things you need to bring to your appointment:
- Referral from your General Practitioner.
- X-rays, MRI scans, ultrasound scans.
- Medicare Card.
- Private Health Fund Card (if applicable).
- DVA (Veteran’s Affair’s) Card (if applicable).
- Payment for consultation.
Confirmation and cancellation of appointments:All new appointments will be confirmed via text to your mobile. Please make the time to confirm your appointment. Should you
no longer require an appointment we ask that you call at least 24hrs prior to cancel.
Dr. Fleming consults at:
Insured, Uninsured, Veteran’s Affair’s
patients for shoulders and knees only.
Work Cover patients for shoulders only.
Dr. Fleming operates at:
Dr. Fleming does not treat third party claims
or do medico-legal reports.
PREPARING FOR SURGERY: Major surgery – Shoulder and knee replacement:
Routine tests such as blood tests and X-rays will be required.
A pre-operative appointment will be made to obtain results and discuss any medications pre-operatively as some tablets should be ceased prior to surgery. You will need to advise the doctor if you have any medical conditions e.g. diabetes, heart conditions, sleep apnoea or any teeth problems. You will also need to advise the doctor if you have any infections or allergies.
At the pre-operative visit the doctor will discuss with you any post-operative requirements such as rehabilitation. He will also check to see if you need any home aids e.g. shower chairs, suitable chairs to sit in, walking aids.
You cannot drive for 24hrs post operation, someone will need to be available to drive you home.
Post operative care:
- Knee arthroscopy
- Total knee replacement
- Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
- Total shoulder replacement
All post operative appointments will be made by our office and an appointment card posted to you after surgery.
For urgent matters please contact the practice manager: Jan: (07) 3284 6633
General enquiries please contact reception staff: Carmen and Tracey: (07) 3284 6633