Dr Mitchell Steele

Orthopaedic Surgeon – Hip, Knee & Trauma Specialist

FRACS, FAOrthoA, MBBS(Hons), BEng Mech(Biomedical) (1st class Hons)


Dr Mitchell Steele is a General Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon practising in Shoalhaven and Illawarra regions on the NSW South Coast. He has a special interest in surgery of the knee, sports and joint replacement and has completed an additional fellowship with Sydney Knee Specialists.


Dr Steele holds public hospital appointments at Shoalhaven District Memorial Hospital in Nowra as well as Wollongong and Shellharbour Hospitals. In addition to this, private hospital appointments include Nowra, Shellharbour, Wollongong and St George Private Hospitals.


Dr Mitchell Steele is a Fellow of the Australian Orthopaedic Association and a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.


Dr Steele is located at our Wollongong clinic.



Dr Mitchell Steele received his Fellowship with Royal Australian College of Surgeons and was Admitted Fellow to The Australian Orthopaedic Association following Successful completion of the AOA Orthopaedic training program, Southside Sydney, in January 2019.


During training rotations through Sydney, Wollongong and Canberra Mitchell has worked with and been mentored by some of Australia’s best Orthopaedic Surgeons, covering all dis-ciplines of Orthopaedic Surgery. Mitchell was selected to complete a paediatric orthopaedic fellowship during training at Shriners Hospital for Children, Portland, Oregon US.


Dr Mitchell Steele is a keen teacher, regularly teaching medical students and junior staff in formal in informal settings. He has published and presented research at national orthopae-dic meetings and is completing a Research Fellowship with Sydney Knee Specialists group looking at morphological variations in knee alignment, total knee replacement balancing and alignment.


Dr Mitchell Steele is an approachable, caring and dedicated surgeon aiming to deliver his pa-tients and the community the best possible outcomes. Outside of work Mitchell spends his time with his young family, likes to stay active and enjoys the outdoors.


  • Hip and knee joint replacement
  • Sports and ligament injuries and reconstruction
  • Cartilage restoration and osteotomy for joint disease
  • Fixation of fractures and the holistic treatment of chronic degenerative joint disease

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