Dr Robert McNinch is an Orthopaedic Surgeon with a particular clinical interest in upper limb surgery. Born in England, Dr McNinch was educated at Exeter School in Devon, where he was made Head Boy. He attended Birmingham University where he achieved a 1st Class Honours Bachelor of Medical Science, Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, qualifying in 2002. He worked for a year in the NHS before moving to Australia in 2003. All of Dr McNinch’s post-graduate surgical and orthopaedic training was performed within training hospitals in Queensland. He commenced Basic Surgical Training in 2006 and Advanced Orthopaedic Training in 2010. Dr McNinch was admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2015 as an orthopaedic surgeon. He subsequently underwent further postgraduate orthopaedic fellowship training in the UK with a 6 month fellowship in knee reconstructive surgery, at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, followed by a 12 month upper limb fellowship in Bristol. This included a 6 month elbow, wrist and hand fellowship at the Bristol Royal Infirmary followed by a 6 month shoulder and elbow fellowship at Southmead Hospital. These fellowships further developed Dr McNinch’s experience and training in all aspects of upper limb surgery including arthroscopic procedures, joint replacement and trauma.