The Orthopedic Expertise of Dr. Greg Finch

Dr.Greg Finch is a specialist orthopedic surgeon whose office is located in Queensland, Australia. Dr. Finch specializes in spinal surgery, trauma, and pediatric orthopedic procedures; and is known by his patients as being very knowledgeable and personable. He has practiced orthopedic medicine in Germany, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America alongside highly respected surgeons. Dr. Greg Finch has a particular interest in minimally invasive spine surgery.

 

Thorough, concentrated training led Dr. Finch to receive a qualification known as Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS). Such a qualification is highly regarded, and speaks volumes to the level of expertise Dr. Greg Finch possesses. Other special interests of Dr. Finch are adult deformity, cervical spine surgery which includes disc replacement. Dr. Greg Finch has an affiliation with Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service, is a member of the Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (SMISS), Australian Orthopedic Association (AOA), New Zealand Orthopedic Association, and the North American Spine Society.

 

There are many types of orthopedic procedures. Hand surgery focuses on conditions of the hand, wrist, and forearm. Those who conduct hand surgery may address several conditions, such as carpal tunnel syndrome, wrist pain, arthritis, or sporting injuries. Pediatric orthopedics focuses on the needs of children and young infants. This does not always include surgery, but any fractures, dislocations, or inflammation associated with the child’s joints and limbs. There has been an increase in sports-related injuries affecting children, so the amount of pediatric orthopedic conditions are on the rise. Sports orthopedics focus on the surgical treatment of sporting-related injuries, including musculoskeletal problems. Other conditions that orthopedic surgeons focus on are the need for knee and hip replacements. This need is expected to rise as the number of people in the Baby Boomer generation become senior citizens.

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