Dr Francois Tudor

Orthopaedic Surgeon – Lower Limb
MBBS MSc BSc(Hons) FRACS(Orth) FRCS(Tr & Orth) FAOrthA

Dr Francois Tudor is a fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeon with a special interest in conditions of the lower limb, particularly acute sports injuries to the knee and ankle. 

He works with patients who have sporting injuries, arthritis pain or disability, and is a trauma surgeon at Gold Coast University Hospital. 

Dr Tudor is compelled by the role he plays in assisting his patients to regain an active, healthy, and fulfilled life after their injuries or arthritis. He finds deep fulfilment when he sees his patients walk, eventually run again, and return to their normal lives. 

Dr Tudor is renowned for his ability to perform complex knee surgery and his excellence in treating complex sporting injuries sees him regularly work with athletes from the Gold Coast Titians, Burleigh Bears, Southport Sharks and Bond Rugby Union teams. 

He takes great pride in being active in the community, providing treatment and education for many local junior sports clubs and schools.  He is truly passionate about protecting and preserving young people’s knees, aiming to keep them uninjured and active. 

Dr Tudor is an avid sports fan. He enjoys golf and played junior rugby at a national level. He frequently lectures at Griffith University and Bond University and is constantly continuing his research into cartilage injuries and outcomes in arthroplasty.


  • Total/Partial Knee Replacement
  • Knee revision
  • Fractures around the knee
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • ACL & Multi Ligament reconstruction
  • Cartilage and Meniscal repair
  • Meniscus transplantation
  • Management of arthritis in the young (osteotomy)
  • Patellofemoral instability
  • Acute/Sports injuries


  • Total hip replacement
  • Gluteal tendon reconstruction
  • Fractures of the hip (including joint replacement) and femur

Foot and Ankle

  • Osteoarthritis in the foot and ankle
  • Fractures of Foot, Tibia, Ankle joint (including Lis Franc)
  • Disorders of the tendons and nerves around the foot
  • Flat foot reconstructions
  • Ligament reconstructions
  • Acute/Sports injuries
  • Ankle arthroscopy
  • Bunions