Dr Brett Collins is a Queensland trained Orthopaedic Surgeon practicing in Brisbane. He has a focus on knee surgery, with experience in other lower limb and shoulder surgery.
Brett completed his medical degree at The University of Queensland in 1999 before joining the Orthopaedic Training Program. He gained his Fellowship in Orthopaedics from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2009. Fellowship training was undertaken in Canada in 2010-11. 12 months was spent at the Fowler Kennedy Sport Medicine Clinic in London, Ontario focusing solely on Sports Orthopaedics with exposure to professional and university athletes.
He also completed a Lower Limb Arthroplasty Fellowship at St Michaels Hospital in Toronto, Ontario. Orthopaedic research activity currently includes investigations in to ACL graft strength and reconstruction techniques, meniscal root repair and the association between ACL ruptures and osteoarthritis. Teaching includes Fellow, Registrar and Medical Student training.
Dr Collins has a particular interest in sports related injuries. This includes knee reconstruction, arthroscopy, arthroplasty and osteotomies. Meniscal, cartilage and joint preservation surgery forms a significant part of his practice.