Dr Doug King


Orthopaedic surgeon and co-founder of Adept IME


Doug King

Specialty area:

General orthopaedics, and conditions and surgery of the lower limb


  • foot and ankle surgery
  • hip and knee surgery
  • treatment of trauma and its consequences
Doug has completed a trauma and lower limb surgery fellowship at the Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane.

Private practice:

Doug is a currently practising orthopaedic surgeon with over ten years’ experience in private and public practice. He is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon at the Princess Alexandra Hospital, a major tertiary referral teaching hospital in Brisbane. He also operates at the Mater Private, Greenslopes, and Brisbane Private Hospitals.

Current teaching positions:

  • Senior Lecturer at the University of Queensland School of Medicine

Medico-legal experience:

Doug has extensive medico legal experience, providing independent medical reports and assessments on behalf of claimants, defendant insurers and self-insurers in a wide range of personal injuries matters. He is also an experienced medico-legal expert for the Department of Veterans Affairs as well as for veterans. His goal is to provide fair-minded and accurate assessments that serve the interests of the individual, their representatives and the wider community.

Medico-legal qualifications:

  • Member of the Medical Advisory Panel and Independent Medical Assessment Panel - Workcover Queensland
  • Member of the Medical Assessment Tribunal - Workers Compensation Regulator Queensland

Other professional memberships/ roles:

  • Member of the Arthroplasty Society of Australia
  • Member Australian Orthopaedic Association Foot and Ankle Society
  • Member Australian Medico Legal College
  • Member Australian Orthopaedic Association Medico-Legal Society
  • Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons (Ortho) 2009
  • Fellow of the Australian Orthopaedic Association 2011


Appointments are readily available and urgent matters can be accommodated.

We can assist with selection of a suitable specialist, and arrange an appointment to suit your timeframe.

Joint opinions and reports can be arranged in cases involving more than one specialty area.

To book, phone us on 1300 323 468 or email [email protected]


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