Dr Donald Pitchford

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr Donald Pitchford MBBCh, FCSOrth, FRACS is an experienced Orthopaedic Surgeon based in Lake Macquarie NSW and is very willing to travel, especially to Queensland. We are lucky to see Dr Pitchford consulting from our Brisbane offices on a monthly basis. Although Dr Ptichford is a general Orthopaedic Surgeon he has an interest in trauma, including paediatric trauma, joint replacement surgery (mainly of the lower limb) and spine pathology

Dr Pitchford gained his Medical Degree in 1977 from the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa. He went on to the College of Medicine of South Africa and completed his Fellowship in 1990. Following this, Dr Pitchford was a lateral entrant Orthopaedic trainee at Royal Brisbane Hospital in 1999 and passed the FRACS fellowship exam at the end of 1999.

Dr Pitchford was the Director of Orthopaedic Surgery at Mackay Base Hospital for three years and at the Gold Coast Hospital for over 18 years. 

Dr Pitchford enjoys spending time with his children and grandchildren, bush walks, bird watching and travelling. 

Dr Pitchford is known for providing methodical medico-legal reports and is very empathetic in his approach.

Dr Pitchford personally consults in Brisbane, Mackay, Toowoomba, Canberra and NSW,  and is available for video-exams across Australia.

Dr Pitchford is qualified to provide complex independent medico-legal reports for motor vehicle injuries in Queensland, ACT, Tasmania, Western Australia and Northern Territory; for Public Liability matters, in Queensland, ACT, Tasmania, South Australia, Western Australia and Northern Territory; for workers compensation matters in Queensland and Northern Territory; and for Comcare, Superannuation, and DVA matters nationally.

To make a booking or for more information, please call 1300 INT MED.

Locations for Dr Donald Pitchford's exams

11 Abbotsford Road,
Bowen Hills QLD 4006
New South Wales
Ochre Kingston
Level 1 unit 6/62 Jardine Street
Kingston, ACT 2604
GPs on Curzon
Suite 7, Ground Floor Medici Medical Centre
Cnr Curzon and Scott Streets
Mater Medical Suite 1
76 Willetts Road
North Mackay QLD 4740