MEET THE DOCTOR

DR. SHEANNA MAINE

BSc, BMBS, FRACS (Orth) FAOA

Dr. Maine is an Orthopaedic Surgeon with specialist interests in Knee surgery, Paediatric Orthopaedics and Limb Reconstruction. She currently operates at North West Private and Brisbane Private Hospitals. She has a public appointment at the Queensland Children’s Hospital.

 

Dr Maine has published multiple articles in peer reviewed journals over the last five years, written book chapters, and was a keynote speaker for the ANZ ORS meeting in 2021. She is secretary of the Australian Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Society, Faculty member of the Australian Paediatric Orthopaedic Society and the first female member of the Australian Knee Society.

 

Dr. Maine attributes her passion for orthopaedics to her parents, who were both engineers and she loves building lego aeroplanes with her son, while her husband builds racing cars.

 

In addition to her Orthopaedic interests, Dr. Maine has been an athlete at an international level and won Gold medals at the 2012 and 2016 Karate World Cups. She was selected to compete for Australia on the TSKFA women’s karate team from 2009 until 2021.

 

Integration of her interests in Karate and Orthopaedics has led to her delivering several seminars on “Biomechanics for Karate” and being a guest instructor on the International Karate at Home Facebook group.

 

Dr. Maine has been awarded an Adjunct Associate Professorship at Griffith University having researched extensively into the biomechanics of the patellofemoral joint and has collaborated with the Childrens Health Queensland Gait Laboratory to develop of pioneering techniques in assessing the consequences of lower limb malalignment on patellofemoral dislocation.

 

Dr. Maine has been involved with the AOA Orthopaedic Outreach Pacific Islands Program and undertook three clinical and educational trips to Kiribati between 2014 and 2018. She was Team Leader of the 2015 visit and intends to continue supporting Orthopaedic Outreach once visits are able to resume.

ARTICLES & PUBLICATIONS

Original research in the anatomy of the quadriceps muscle published in JBJS 2019

Research in conjunction with Griffith University

In Focus 2018 – Edition 14, Brisbane Private Hospital

Barzan M. Maine S, Modenese L, et al. JISAKOS 2018;2:287-297.

Patellfemoral Foundation