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Dr Stephen Butler

Hand & Wrist Surgeon
Gold Coast

John Flynn Private Hospital
Pindara Private Hospital
Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital

Hand and wrist fractures
Hand and wrist arthritis
Wrist pain
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
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About Dr Stephen Butler

Dr Stephen Butler is an orthopaedic surgeon who specialises in surgery of the hand and wrist for adults and children. He is a consultant hand and wrist surgeon at the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital. He lives on the Gold Coast and works privately out of John Flynn and Pindara private hospitals.

Dr Stephen Butler consults out of John Flynn Hospital. He works closely with the skilled hand therapy team at the clinic during surgery rehabilitation and for patients that don't need surgery. We know a good result is more than just surgery and make sure you know everything you need to know to make an informed decision.

Dr Stephen Butler completed his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery at the University of New South Wales with Honours, and went on to complete orthopaedic training through the Australian Orthopaedic Association surgical training program including the hand unit at Sydney Hospital. After completing his orthopaedic training and obtaining his Fellowship with the College of Surgeons (FRACS) in Orthopaedics he proceeded to complete his fellowships in hand and wrist surgery under the Australian Hand Surgery Society fellowship program (PFET). He undertook fellowship at the Victorian Hand Surgery Associates in Melbourne and the St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, as well as the Gold Coast Hospital and Queensland Children’s Hospital.


Dr Stephen Butler was chosen for the British Travelling Hand Fellowship and the International Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand travelling fellowship 2021

What we can help you with



Arthritis of the fingers, thumb and wrist, including osteoarthritis, rheumatological arthritis and trauma related

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Carpal tunnel including endoscopic "keyhole" release, cubital tunnel and other nerve conditions or injuries of the hand, wrist and forearm

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Soft Tissue

Dupuytren's disease - including needle aponeurotomy, ganglions, lumps, trigger fingers and De Quervain's and other tendon conditions or injuries

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Fractures, ligament injuries, or any other trauma to the fingers, thumb, hand or wrist.


Dr Stephen Butler consults out of John Flynn Hospital

John Flynn Medical Centre, Suite 6E, John Flynn Hospital, 42 Inland Dr, Tugun, QLD 4224

(07) 5681 8124

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