Dr Steven Yang is an orthopaedic spinal and hand surgeon who specialises in complex spine reconstruction and vertebral tumour surgery as well as all aspects of adult and paediatric spine surgery (in particular scoliosis), hand and peripheral nerve surgeries.

Dr Steven Yang has particular interests in:

  • Neuro-oncology (spine only)
  • Complex and general spinal surgery
  • Congenital spine abnormality
  • Peripheral nerve surgery
  • Hand and wrist surgery

Background and Experience

Dr Yang undertook advanced training in orthopaedic surgery and obtained the Fellowship of the Australian College of Surgeons in 2004.  He then completed a Fellowship in hand surgery in Sydney followed by a Fellowship in Complex Spine Surgery.

Dr Yang has gained experience in leading edge spine surgery in Cleveland Ohio, New York and Germany where he had visiting fellowship appointments.  Further learning about surgical treatments of complex spine deformity was obtained from centres around Australia, Germany, London and New York.

Prior to joining Briz Brain & Spine in 2013, Dr Yang was Director of Orthopaedic Surgery and Director of Spine Surgery Fellowship at the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital where he gained vast experience in trauma and reconstructive surgery. He has a particular interest in dealing with complex spine patients and post-traumatic conditions.

Consulting Locations and Information

Bowen Hills Medical Specialist Centre

The Wesley Hospital

Hilltop Specialist Centre


Fellowship Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

Neurosurgical Society of Australia (NSA)

Australasian Doctors Association (AADA)

Contact our friendly clinical team to find out more.