Dr Sonja Schleimer is an Australian trained Orthopaedic Surgeon with
a special interest in foot and ankle surgery. She was one of the first
to graduate from the University of Sydney with a combined degree of
Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery with Honours and a PhD in
Medicine in 2006.
Dr Schleimer commenced orthopaedic training in Queensland in 2010
and worked at Gold Coast University Hospital as part of her training
rotations. After successfully passing her orthopaedic fellowship exam,
she commenced work as the Deputy Director of Orthopaedics at Logan
Bayside Hospital before embarking on her overseas foot and ankle
fellowship at the world-renowned Charité Hospital in Berlin, Germany.
During her fellowship, she took part in a number of advanced foot and
ankle courses, including MIS foot surgery and later travelled to France to
visit and learn from one of the founders of Minimally Invasive Foot Surgery.
Dr Schleimer is an involved member of the AOA as well as RACS. She has
an active interest in teaching registrars as well as medical students, and is
involved in a number of international foot and ankle research projects.
Sonja looks forward to starting at John Flynn Private Hospital and working
with other health professionals and participating in health practitioner
• Foot & ankle trauma in particular
Achilles tendon injuries
• Foot & ankle corrective surgery
including ankle arthrosplasty
Suite 8A, Level 8, Fred McKay House
John Flynn Private Hospital
42 Inland Drive
Tugun, QLD, 4224
T 07 5598 0094
F 07 5598 0294
DR SONJA SCHLEIMER
B.SCI(HONS) PHD (MED) MBBS FRACS (ORTH)
Orthopaedic Surgery - Foot and Ankle