Dr David Morgan

B.Sc.(Med), M.B., B.S.(Hons.), F.R.A.C.S., F.R.C.S.Ed(Orth.), F.A.Orth.A

Dr Morgan graduated with degrees in medical science, medicine and surgery from the University of Queensland.  He was the Dux in the final year of medical school in 1976 and was awarded first class honours by the University of Queensland.  

He subsequently obtained his Fellowship in orthopaedic surgery from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 1984.  In 1986 he was awarded a Fellowship with the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in orthopaedics and the prestigious Sir Walter Mercer Medal as Dux.

In 1994 he was appointed an Associate Professor in orthopaedic surgery at the University of Queensland and continues to hold that academic qualification.  He is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon at the Brisbane Private Hospital. 

Dr Morgan has been the Medical Director of the Queensland Bone Bank since its inception in 1987.

He has been the President or Chairman of a variety of organisations over the last thirty years including the Asia Pacific Association of Surgical Tissue Banks, the Medical Device Evaluation Committee Device Tracking Subcommittee (TGA), the Medical Advisory Committee of the Brisbane Private Hospital, the Medico-Legal Society of Queensland, the Clinical Advisory Group (Hips) for the Prosthesis Reform Review Committee with the Commonwealth Department of Health, the Prosthesis Listing Advisory Committee advising the Federal Health Minister and the Parents & Citizens Association of the Eagle Junction State School.

Memberships have included the Australian Orthopaedic Association Federal Board, the Queensland Board of the Medical Board of Australia and the Medical Devices Evaluation Committee of the TGA. 

He was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia in 2008.

In addition to interests in orthopaedic surgery, research and teaching, he is an active viticulturist, manages an agricultural enterprise in south-east Queensland, is an avid surfer and devoted to his family.