Dr Sonja Schleimer

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr Sonja Schleimer B.Sci (Hons), PHD (Medicine), MBBS FRACS (Orth) commenced orthopaedic training in Queensland in 2010 and worked at the Gold Coast University Hospital as part of her training rotations. After successfully passing her orthopaedic fellowship exam she commenced work as a staff specialist at Logan Bayside Hospital before embarking on her overseas foot and ankle fellowship at the Charité Hospital in Berlin, Germany. During her fellowship, she took part in a number of advanced foot and ankle courses, including MIS foot surgery and later travelled to France to fasten her knowledge in this technique from one of the founders of Minimally Invasive Foot Surgery.

Dr Schleimer divides her time on the Gold Coast between working as a staff specialist at Gold Coast University Hospital and operating privately at Gold Coast Private and John Flynn Hospital. She is an involved member of the Australian Orthopaedic Association, Australian Ankle and Foot Orthopaedic Society and the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. Sonja organises training courses for Orthopaedic registrars and has been invited as an international speaker at overseas Orthopaedic meetings. She has a strong interest in research to improve surgical techniques and outcomes from foot and ankle surgery.

Dr Schleimer’s special interests include sports related foot and ankle conditions, ankle arthroscopy, minimally invasive foot surgery, ankle arthroplasty and paediatric and adult trauma.

When not busy with her clinical practice, Dr Schleimer enjoys ocean swimming, skiing and running with her dogs.

Dr Schleimer personally consults on the Gold Coast and is available for video-exams across Australia.

Dr Schleimer 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 Sonja Schleimer's exams

Palm Beach
The Gold Coast Centre For Bone & Joint Surgery,
14 Sixth Ave, Palm Beach QLD 4221