Specialist care for a range of shoulder conditions
Our dedicated specialists can help you learn about your condition — including whether you should proceed with surgery or another treatment.
MQ Health provides specialist care of common shoulder conditions through the MQ Health Shoulder Clinic. Our specialists have extensive experience, expertise and training in an academic research environment. We provide care for patients who have shoulder problems causing pain, stiffness or instability.
Our dedicated specialists can help you learn about your condition – including whether you should proceed with surgery or another treatment.
About the specialist
Associate Professor Sumit Raniga is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. A subspecialist orthopaedic shoulder and elbow surgeon, he has three years of dedicated post-fellowship training in world-renowned centres of excellence.
Associate Professor Raniga provides the highest standard of evidence-based management and surgical treatment of common and complex shoulder problems.
Complex Shoulder Clinic
MQ Health provides specialist care of complex shoulder conditions, including failed surgery, through the Complex Shoulder Clinic. The clinic is available to all patients who are looking for a high level of specialist review and second opinions.
Our shoulder specialists can help you learn about your condition, including whether you should proceed with surgery or another treatment.
Professor Des Bokor and Associate Professor Sumit Raniga are dedicated, experienced and fellowship-trained shoulder subspecialists. They consult and provide non-operative and operative care for patients with complex problems related to the shoulder.
About the shoulder joint
The shoulder joint is one of the most complex joints in the body, and requires subspecialist attention. It has a fine balance of soft tissue and bony elements that allows a wide range of motion while maintaining stability.
Good shoulder function is integral for all activities of daily living, as well as recreational activities.
Many people are prone to shoulder injuries, whether through work, sports or after an unexpected fall. Major injuries often require surgical procedures. The shoulder joint may also undergo degenerative changes over time, which may also require surgical attention.
A multi-disciplinary approach
Our clinic collaborates with pain and infectious disease consultants when complex problems require input from other specialists. We work particularly closely with the MQ Health Physiotherapy Clinic, which also has a specialist interest in rehabilitation of complex shoulder problems.