BPhty (Hons), BMBS (Hons), FRACS (Orth), FAOrthA

Dr Levi Morse is a proud North Queensland local, having completed his secondary schooling in Townsville. He is an Orthopaedic Surgeon managing sports injuries and upper and lower limb arthroplasty. His sub-specialialty interests include arthroplasty (hip, knee and shoulder) and upper limb surgery (surgery of the shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand).

Dr Morse has advanced fellowship training in upper limb surgery and has published extensively in this field. He completed his advanced Orthopaedic Training in Adelaide, Australia, and subsequently undertook a fellowship in upper limb surgery in Bristol, UK. Dr Morse has also travelled extensively throughout Europe and the United States to undertake further training and work with numerous internationally renowned surgeons.

Dr Morse regularly manages sports injuries and is the dedicated Shoulder / Upper Limb surgeon for the North Queensland Cowboys and the Townsville Blackhawks rugby league teams.

Dr Levi Morse is also a co-director of the Orthopaedic Research Institute of Queensland (ORIQL), a non-profit organisation that conducts scientific and clinical research in Orthopaedic Surgery.

Dr Morse now shares his extensive knowledge and experience to teach other Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is the Director of Training for the Australian Orthopaedic Association at the Townsville University Hospital. He regularly teaches and lectures nationally and internationally and hosts visiting Orthopaedic Surgeons within his operating theatre.


Staff Specialist, Orthopaedic Surgery 2016 -
The Townsville Hospital
Visiting Orthopaedic Surgeon 2016 -
Ayr Hospital
Visiting Orthopaedic Surgeon 2016 -
Mater Private Hospital, Pimlico
Visiting Orthopaedic Surgeon 2016 -
Townsville Day Surgery
Lecturer (professional), School of Medicine and Dentistry 2016 -
James Cook University
Chief Supervising Surgeon 2021 -
North Queensland Upper Limb Arthroplasty and Reconstruction Fellowship (AOA accredited)
Shoulder and Upper Limb Surgeon 2021 -
North Queensland Cowboys Rugby League team
Director of Training 2019 -
Orthopaedic Surgery, Townsville University Hospital
Co-director 2017 -
Orthopaedic Research Institute of Queensland


Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons 2016
Orthopaedic Surgery
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (Honours) 2007
Flinders University, Adelaide (2004 – 2007)
Total aggregate GPA 7.00
Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) 2001
University of Queensland, Brisbane (1998-2001)
Total aggregate GPA 6.77


Advanced clinical and research fellowship in shoulder and elbow surgery 2016-17
Southmead Hospital (North Bristol Trust), Bristol, United Kingdom.
Advanced clinical and research fellowship in wrist and hand surgery. 2016-17
Bristol Royal Infirmary (North Bristol Trust), Bristol, United Kingdom.


Arthritis Australia / Zimmer Orthopaedic Fellowship Scholarship Arthritis Foundation of Australia
Runner up, Trevor Taylor Prize, for best original medical research by residents, registrars or fellows in the Northern Territory
University Medal, Flinders University
Dean’s Prize, for achieving the top combined aggregate mark in years 3 and 4 of the BMBS course
Prize in Paediatrics, in recognition of outstanding excellence in the academic components of Paediatrics throughout BMBS
Awarded Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery with Honours
Chancellor’s Letter of Commendation in recognition of outstanding results in 2007 of the BMBS course
Nominated, Staff Prize in Surgery, Flinders University School of Medicine
Chancellor’s Letter of Commendation in recognition of outstanding results in 2006 of the BMBS course
Australian Medical Association Northern Territory Student Grant Award
International Medical Student Achievement Award, US Endocrine Society
Australasian Faculty of Occupational Medicine Essay Prize
The Aura Forster Memorial Prize for highest accumulated GPA throughout BPhty course
The Margaret Nicoll Memorial Prize for highest GPA in final (practical) year of BPhty course
Valedictorian of graduating Allied Health students, UQ
Graduated dux of senior year, Kirwan State High School


  • Australian Medical Association
  • Royal Australian College of Surgeons
  • Australian Orthopaedic Association
  • Shoulder and Elbow Society of Australia (SESA)


  • Australian Medical Registration
  • Single engine aircraft license
  • License to operate an ionising radiation apparatus

Dr Morse is a Specialist Orthopaedic practitioner based in Townsville and consulting in Ayr.