Level 5/ 31 Leichhardt Street, North Ward QLD 4810

Business Summary
North Queensland Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine provides specialist services for sports injuries and orthopaedic surgery to all of Northern Queensland.
About Us

Dr John Maguire is a highly qualified and experienced orthopaedic surgeon and sports doctor based in Townsville. He has post graduate fellowship qualifications in shoulder, knee and arthroplasty (joint replacement) surgery. Dr Maguire has also obtained a Master’s degree in Sports Medicine from the Australian Institute of Sport.

Dr Maguire’s specialist surgery areas include operations of the knee and shoulder. This includes advanced arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder and knee due to sports related injuries, work injuries and orthopaedic conditions including arthritis. Dr Maguire’s key areas of interest and expertise include Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) repair, shoulder stabilisations and rotator cuff repair.

Dr Maguire is a proud Townsville local. He looks after many of the sports injuries and surgical needs of the North Queensland Cowboys rugby league team and the North Queensland Fury soccer team.

What We Do


  • Computer Assisted Surgery
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Uniknee Replacement
  • Revision Knee Replacement
  • ACL Reconstruction
  • Shoulders

Shoulder Arthroscopy

  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Shoulder Impingement
  • Shoulder Joint Replacement
  • Shoulder Instability

Non - Operative Treatment

  • ICE or "P.R.I.C.E."
  • Oral Medication
  • Supplements
  • Braces, Splints and Walking Aids
  • Physiotherapy
  • Injections