Dr Shillington is a Queensland trained Orthopaedic Surgeon who specialises in the management of knee, shoulder, and hip conditions. He has a special interest in paediatric and adult sports injuries.
Dr Shillington initially completed a physiotherapy degree at The University of Queensland in 2001 and then progressed to attain his medical degree in 2005. In 2009 he was awarded a Masters of Engineering by Queensland University of Technology for research into the biomechanics of orthopaedic implants. He gained his fellowship in Orthopaedics from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2013. Dr Shillington has an appointment as an associate lecturer at The University of Queensland.
Dr Shillington’s subspecialty fellowship training was undertaken in the United Kingdom under the supervision of Mr Nick London. During this fellowship he received expert training in adult and paediatric knee and shoulder surgery.
Dr Shillington is actively involved in Orthopaedic research. He regularly presents at peer reviewed conferences and is the author of multiple research papers published in the orthopaedic literature.