Dr Sheanna Maine is a Lower Limb Orthopaedic Surgeon with an interest in paediatric orthopaedics.
After completing her medical degree in 2002, she trained in orthopaedic surgery in Queensland and achieved her FRACS in 2010. In 2012, Dr Maine undertook a fellowship in paediatric orthopaedics at the Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne where she worked in general paediatric orthopaedics, limb reconstruction and paediatric sports medicine.
Since returning to Brisbane, Dr Maine has continued her adult and paediatric practices, focusing on:
Dr Maine is currently collaborating with Griffith University in researching the consequences of lower limb malalignment on the patellofemoral, as well as joint reaction forces in the lower limb. She recently received the ISAKOS Patellofemoral Travelling Fellowship award and will be travelling to the US and Europe to further her knowledge in this area.
Dr Maine is secretary of the Australian Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Society and a faculty member of the Australian Paediatric Orthopaedic Society, having been an organising committee member and instructional course lecturer for the past four years.
Dr Maine spends her spare time with her family and trains in Shotokan karate having competed for Queensland and Australia in two World Cups. She has consequently developed a unique insight into the needs of the adolescent and adult athlete.
Dr Maine has also devoted her time to orthopaedics in developing countries and hopes to continue General Orthopaedic Outreach work in the Pacific Islands.
In addition to Brisbane Private Hospital, Dr Maine practices at the Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital and Redcliffe Hospital.