Dr Fraser Taylor

Orthopaedic Surgeon, Upper Limb

Dr Fraser Taylor is an Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in Upper Limb Surgery. He consults and operates in Private Practice at John Flynn Private Hospital and is one of the team of specialists at Orthopaedic Clinics Gold Coast. Dr Taylor also has staff specialist appointments at Gold Coast University and Robina Public Hospitals.

Dr Taylor graduated from the University of Otago, New Zealand with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree in 2000 and completed his Orthopaedic training in New Zealand. He was awarded Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2010.

He continued sub specialty training, completing the Brisbane Hand & Upper Limb Fellowship with Princess Alexandra Hospital and Brisbane Hand & Upper Limb Research Institute.

Dr Taylor continues to be committed and involved in the training of international Fellows, junior doctors and medical students at Gold Coast University and Robina Hospitals. His commitment to attending international conferences and clinical visits enables him to provide patients with improved care through advanced treatment methods.

He welcomes referrals regarding all upper limb orthopaedic conditions and provides both open and arthroscopic options. His areas of specialty and conditions treated are:


  • Shoulder Impingement/ Rotator Cuff Tendinosis
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Tendon Repair
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Total Shoulder Arthroplasty
  • Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty
  • Shoulder Arthritis
  • Frozen Shoulder/Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Calcific Tendonitis


  • Biceps Tendon Rupture
  • Elbow Arthritis
  • Total Elbow Arthroplasty
  • Radial Head Fractures
  • Ulnar Nerve Compression

Wrist and Hand

  • Fractures
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Nerve Injuries
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Base of Thumb Arthritis
  • De Quervain’s Disease
  • Dupuytren’s Disease
  • Ganglions/Cysts
  • Trigger Finger