Nicola feels very privileged to be a Specialist Reservist in the Royal Australian Airforce. She provides an orthopaedic clinic at Amberley Airforce Base once a fortnight and enjoys the additional skills and opportunities this role provides.
Nicola can call you on a video chat for your follow up appointment. This service is secure and super convenient. Please let Amber know if you would like to have your appointment via videoconference; you’ll get a text message when it’s time to chat, and need an internet connection.
Nicola completed her first Ironman in March 2019. This was to be a ‘one off’ life event, but she loved it so much she is planning the next one!
Nicola has recently had the privileged opportunity to volunteer her skills as an Orthopaedic Surgeon at Lautoka Hospital in Fiji as part of the Orthopaedic Outreach Programme. She performed surgery and supervised local surgeons operating as part of a busy and very fulfilling week.
Nicola recently spent two days at James Cook University in Cairns teaching young surgeons the finer points of anatomy & surgical approaches. It was an excellent educational opportunity for the junior doctors, and thoroughly enjoyed by everyone involved.
Nicola is leading research into the use of 3D printing for patients with pelvic fractures at the Princess Alexandra Hospital. This exciting use of new technology was shared with the world as seen here.
As of early February, Dr Nicola Ward will be providing private surgical services as a visiting medical officer at the Mater Private Hospital Brisbane. Dr Nicola Ward specialises in lower limb surgery including: hip and knee replacements sports knee injuries lower limb trauma Dr Ward combines an attentive and approachable manner with extensive experience in delivering… Read more