Dr Matt Wilkinson

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr Matt Wilkinson MBBS FRACS CIME is a highly experienced, and widely published, general orthopaedic surgeon. Originally hailing from Liverpool, Dr Wilkinson first came to Australia early in his school days, and spent most of his orthopaedic career based in North Queensland before moving to Hobart in 2019.

He has spent the last few years working as the Clinical Director of Orthopaedics, and the Director of Orthopaedic Training, at the Townsville Hospital; the Director and the Chairperson of the Orthopaedic Research Institute of Queensland; an executive committee member of the Australian Orthopaedic Association Qld; Adjunct Senior Lecturer at James Cook University; and visiting medical officer to the Townsville, Cairns and Mackay Hospitals. He has been an Australian Army Reservist, and an active member of the humanitarian arm of the Australian Orthopaedic Association, Orthopaedic Outreach, making several trips to Fiji to teach advanced trauma courses to local surgical trainees.

Dr Wilkinson now lives in Hobart with his wife and young family – where they decided to relocate “for adventure”. He is now busy establishing his clinical practice there, and, as always, with research and writing papers, running marathons, swimming and spending time with his three sons.

As well as being available in Hobart, Dr Wilkinson routinely visits Melbourne (Dandenong) and Canberra to perform face-to-face exams.

He is a Certified Independent Medical Examiner (CIME ABIME) in AMA 4 and 5, accredited to assess workers’ permanent impairment under the Tasmanian WRCA, and a certified assessor for ComCare.

Dr Wilkinson has a fellowship in lower-limb, and further special interests in upper-limb, sports, and traumatic injuries. Dr Wilkinson is also comfortable assessing paediatric orthopaedic cases, and providing opinions regarding medical negligence matters. The legal team at IML recommend Dr Wilkinson for matters involving moderate and severe spinal injuries, as well as injuries to the hip, knee or shoulder.

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


Locations for Dr Matt Wilkinson's exams

11 Abbotsford Road
Bowen Hills QLD
Melbourne (Dandenong)
Endeavour Hills Medical Centre
Shop 66, Endeavour Hills Shopping Centre
92 Matthew Flinders Avenue
Endeavour Hills VIC 3802
Wellington Grange
St John's Hospital
30 Cascade Road
Hobart TAS 7004