Hillcrest Rockhampton Private Hospital
Part of Ramsay Health Care

Hillcrest Rockhampton Private Hospital specialist Willem Pretorius

Dr Willem Pretorius


Dr Pretorius is a South African trained orthopaedic surgeon and has been in general orthopaedic practice in Rockhampton since 2006, focussing mostly on adult reconstruction and sports injuries.

He completed his medical degree at The University of the Free State in 1987 and then completed his orthopaedic training at The University of Pretoria in 1997. Dr Pretorius then completed a year of additional training/fellowship at 1 Military Hospital in Pretoria doing adult reconstruction (hip/knee/shoulder arthroplasty) as well as sports medicine (shoulder and knee arthroscopic surgery and reconstruction).

Dr Pretorius was in private orthopaedic practice from 1998 till 2005 at The Willows in Pretoria until he migrated to Australia. He gained his Fellowship in Orthopaedics from the Royal College of Surgeons in 2007. Although doing general orthopaedics Dr Pretorius practice focus is mostly on knee, shoulder- and hip arthroplasty and sports injuries. He has completed training in robotic joint surgery and can offer this to patients.

Dr Pretorius consults from:

  • · Rockhampton Hillcrest Private Hospital
  • · Gladstone Hillcrest Specialist Centre - Tank Street

Please contact our Rockhampton branch for appointments.

Dr Pretorius accepts WorkCover patients and trauma,and welcomes you to contact him for general advice for your patient’s needs.

Adult reconstruction and sports injuries