Dr Michael Tong has over 18 years of experience as a consultant orthopaedic surgeon on the Gold Coast. He performs a number of different surgeries but has a special interest in knee and hip replacement surgery, along with knee arthroscope and ACL reconstruction. He uses computer navigation in joint replacement and also performs robotic joint replacement surgery.
Along with knee and hip surgery, he performs shoulder surgery such as rotator cuff repair and shoulder replacement. Dr Tong also performs some hand surgeries, including trigger finger and carpal tunnel release. The carpal tunnel release can be done in hospital or in his consulting rooms for appropriate candidates.
Dr Tong was born in Cairns and completed his surgical training in Queensland. He operates privately at the John Flynn Hospital in Tugun. He also operates publicly at both the Tweed Heads and Murwillumbah hospitals. He has been the director of the John Flynn, Tweed and Murwillumbah hospital's Orthopaedic Departments.