Dr David Miller is a Queensland trained Orthopaedic Surgeon who specialises in foot and ankle surgery. He has completed two years of subspecialty foot and ankle fellowship training in the United Kingdom.  

 

 

David was awarded his Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery degree from the University of Queensland in 2007 and completed his residency at the Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital. He undertook his Orthopaedic surgical training in Queensland based hospitals and was admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in Orthopaedic Surgery in 2017. 

 

 

David then completed further clinical and research-based Foot & Ankle Subspeciality Orthopaedic training in three UK Fellowships over a period of two years.

dr david miller

Foot & Ankle Subspecialty Orthopaedic Fellowship Training

Fortius Sports Foot and Ankle Fellowship - London

Under Mr James Calder, a leading sports foot and ankle surgeon, this fellowship provided David with extensive training in the treatment of elite level athletes, gymnasts and ballet dancers. Dr Miller also obtained training in minimally invasive forefoot and bunion correction under Mr Lloyd Williams and undertook further training in this technique in Germany, France & Spain. 

Fortius Clinic & Imperial Hospital Fellowship - London

Under Mr Peter Rosenfeld, this fellowship encompassed complex forefoot reconstruction, minimally invasive forefoot surgery, total ankle replacement and diabetic foot management, at St Mary’s and Charring Cross Hospitals, London. 

Avon Orthopaedic Centre Fellowship - Bristol

 Under Mr Ian Winson, this centre has a strong focus on the use of advanced arthroscopic “key hole” techniques as well as complex reconstructive procedures in both elective and trauma conditions, diabetic foot care and total ankle replacement. 

David has a strong focus and passion for research and teaching. He currently holds an academic title at the University of Queensland. He has published several articles in peer-reviewed journals and has presented at both a national and international level as well as being an invited speaker at the European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy in Glasgow 2018. David has also authored two textbook chapters on foot and ankle surgery which are currently under publication. 

 

David is an International Reviewer for The American Journal of Sports Medicine, The Bone and Joint Journal (UK) and The Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery.

 

Dr Miller consults and operates privately at Greenslopes Private Hospital also operating at St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital. He also has a public appointment at the Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital in general orthopaedics and trauma surgery. 

Publications

Miller D, Oldham D, Van Der Westhausen J. A Comprehensive Review of Clinical Course of Open Fractures at Bundaberg Base Hospital: Implications for future practice. JBJS Br 2012 Vol 94-B Supplement XXIII 186.

Meta M, Miller D. Paediatric Biepicondylar elbow fracture dislocation – a case report. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2010, 5:75.

 

Davies G, Yeo G, Meta M, Miller D et al. A case match comparison of minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis and intramedullary nailing for stabilisation of the humeral shaft fractures. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma 2016, 39(11):611-617.

Van Dijk P, Miller D, Calder J et al. The ESSKA-AFAS international consensus statement on peroneal tendon pathologies. Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy. 2018, 26(10), 3096-3107.

 

Miller D, Marsland D, Jones M, Calder J. Early return to playing in professional football following fixation of 5th metatarsal stress fractures may lead to delayed union but does not increase the risk of long-term non-union. Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy. 2018 – accepted for publication.

Presentations

  • Australian Orthopaedic Association, National Annual Scientific Meeting, Cairns 2009
    •  “A Comprehensive Review of the Clinical Course of Open Fractures at Bundaberg Base Hospital: implications for future practice”
  • Australian Orthopaedic Association, National Annual Scientific Meeting, Darwin 2013
    • “Minimally Invasive Humeral Plating – the best of both worlds?”
  • Australian Orthopaedic Association, Queensland Scientific Meeting, Gold Coast 2014
    • “Is the use of pre-operative MRI based templating as accurate as digital templating in Total Knee Arthroplasty?”
  • Chelsea Football Club Training Ground, Cobham, UK. February 2018
    • Stress Fractures of the 5th Metatarsal
  • ESSKA International Conference, Glasgow 2018
    • The Effect of Early Return to Play on Union Following Fixation of 5th Metatarsal Stress Fractures in Professional Football Players
  • ESSKA International Conference, Glasgow 2018
    • Consensus Statement on Acute and Chronic Peroneal Tendon Tears (Invited guest speaker)
  • British Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society Meeting, Edinburgh Nov, 2018
    • Isolated Ankle Fusion for failed Total Ankle Replacement using a Spine Cage and Anterior Plating Construct
  • British Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society Meeting, Edinburgh Nov, 2018
    • The Role of the Lateral Ankle Complex in Controlling Laxity of the Ankle Joint: a biomechanical investigation