Dr Usama Zafar


Languages: English


  • Orthopaedics

Areas of Interest

  • Upper limb (hand, wrist, shoulder)
  • Sports surgery (shoulder and knee)
  • Trauma

St Vincent’s Private Hospital Northside, QLD

St Vincent’s Private Hospital Northside Consulting Suites
Specialist Medical Centre,
level 5/6 N Lakes Dr
North Lakes QLD 4509

T: (07) 3326 3559


Dr Usama Zafar is an Orthopaedic Surgeon consulting and operating at St Vincent’s Private Hospital Northside.

Dr Zafar started his career in the United Kingdom where he worked at the University Hospital Birmingham for two years before moving to Queensland in 2006 to complete his specialist training. He has worked in a variety of settings, from regional centres to major metropolitan hospitals. 

Dr Zafar has a broad range of knowledge and experience in Orthopaedics with upper limb and sports surgery his areas of interest. During his training he gained experience in both trauma and elective operative techniques. 

Upon finishing his Orthopaedic training, he embarked on subspecialist training in upper limb and sports surgery. For this, he travelled to Sydney and completed a Hand Fellowship at the Sydney South West Hand Service. This gave him exposure to a breadth of trauma and elective hand and forearm surgery, including complicated reconstructive procedures. Following that, he returned to Brisbane to complete a sports surgery fellowship. This fellowship provided comprehensive exposure for the management of all aspects of sports, trauma and arthritic conditions of shoulder and knee. 

Dr Zafar operates from St Vincent’s Private Hospital Northside and focuses on upper limb (hand, wrist, shoulder) and sports (shoulder and knee) orthopaedics as well as trauma cases

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