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Professor Wayne Gibbon


Lead Radiologist (Bayside)

Dr Gibbon is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh having spent 4 years in clinical orthopaedics. He is also a fellow of both Australian and New Zealand and UK Colleges of Radiology. He has a PhD related to “The Anatomical Basis of Groin Pain in Professional Footballers” and a higher research Doctorate MD related to “A Multi-disciplinary Approach to Early Inflammatory Arthritis”.

He has held visiting Professorships in Sports Science at Leeds Metropolitan and Sheffield Hallam Universities in the UK, full Professorship in Medical Imaging at the University of Queensland as well as holding the position of Chairman and Head of Medical Imaging at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital. He has also held the position of Head of Medical School and Deputy Dean at Bond University.

Dr Gibbon has been a Specialist Clinical Radiologist for over 25 years with the last decade being in private radiology practice in Queensland. He is a General Radiologist who specialises in Musculoskeletal, Sports and Spinal Imaging. He is a highly published author in this field, having written a book and being the author or co-author of over 50 articles in Medline reference journals.

He has been a member of more than 50 international congress /course faculties in 21 countries across 5 continents and been invited to lecture on behalf of such esteemed organisations as Royal College of Surgeons of England, Royal Society of Medicine, Danish Medical Society, Australian Orthopaedic Association, Belgium, British, Dutch and Danish Sports Medicine Associations.

Dr Gibbon was a Faculty member of the Radiological Society of North America for 9 years and led their “Hands-On Refresher Course: Musculoskeletal Ultrasound” at its annual congress in Chicago USA.

Specifically, in terms of Sports Imaging, he has regularly provided services for professional players from soccer, rugby league, and rugby union and cricket clubs. Dr Gibbon has provided medical imaging services to the English and Scottish Football Associations, UK Athletics, West Indian and England Cricket Boards, the British Olympic Association and English Karate Squad.

Away from Radiology, Dr Gibbon is heavily involved in football. He is a celebrated and successful coach, winning coach of the year for SEQ Women’s Premier League and successfully coaching teams twice to WNPL play-offs that resulted in his team winning the U16 Boys Brisbane Premier League and Gold Coast Cup.

He is an avid writer, recently writing, producing and directing a period detective drama feature film.

Dr Gibbon is passionate about high quality patient care and a multi-disciplinary approach to diagnostic medicine.


  • MB.BS University of London – 1981
  • FRCS (E) Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh – 1985
  • FRCR Fellowship of the Royal College of Radiologists – 1990
  • Honorary Member Spanish Society for General Medicine – 1996
    (Awarded for extensive ultrasound educational services to the society).
  • FRANZCR Fellowship of the Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Radiologists – 2001
  • M.D “Imaging in Inflammatory Arthritis: “A Multi-Disciplinary Team Approach”, University of Queensland – 2005
  • Ph.D. “The Anatomical Basis for Groin Pain in Footballers”, University of Glamorgan – 2006
  • MBA (Education Administration Major), University of New England – 2007