Dr John Estens

MBBS, B(Med)Sci, FRACS (Orth), F.A. Orth. A

Dr John Estens is an orthopaedic surgeon with an interest in foot and ankle surgery, lower limb joint replacement, adult and paediatric trauma and clinical education.

Dr Estens achieved Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons (Orthopaedics) in Jan 2016.


He completed two additional clinical fellowships in foot and ankle surgery. The first of these was completed locally in Newcastle, and the second within an internationally renowned unit located in Bordeaux, France. 


His training in minimally invasive foot and ankle surgery provides advantages for his patients in terms of less tissue disturbance, rehabilitation, and a shorter hospital stay.



  • Foot and ankle

    • Minimally Invasive Surgery 

    • Degenerative and arthritic conditions

    • Acute injuries and sporting conditions

  • Ankle Replacement

  • Knee Replacement 

  • Hip Replacement

  • General Trauma

  • Paediatric Trauma 



  • Maitland Orthopaedic Rehab and Specialists Centre

    •  East Maitland


  • Lake Macquarie Private Hospital Suites

    • Gateshead


  • Lake Macquarie Private Hospital

  • Maitland Private Hospital

  • Maitland Public Hospital

  • Warners Bay Private Hospital

  • John Hunter Hospital


Consulting Locations

Maitland Orthopaedic & Rehab Specialists

104 George Street 

East Maitland, NSW 2323

Lake Macquarie Specialist
Medical Centre

Level 2, 6-8 Sydney St,

Gateshead NSW 2290