Academic Profile

Clinical Appointments:

2005 - (ongoing)

  • Visiting Medical Officer - Mater Private Hospital, South Brisbane, Queensland
  • Visiting Medical Officer - Lady Cilento Childrens Hospital, South Brisbane, Queensland
  • Visiting Medical Officer - Cairns Base Hospital, Cairns, Queensland (Public)

2014 - (ongoing)

  • Visiting Medical Officer - Lady Cilento Children's Hospital (LCCH), South Brisbane, Queensland

2012 - (ongoing)

  • St Andrew's War Memorial Hospital Brisbane


  • Astori, IP, Muller M, & Pegg SP. Cicatricial postburn ectropion and exposure keratitis. Burns. 1998 Feb; 24(1): 64 - 7.
  • Moroney M, Pun W, Astori IP. Closed reduction of tibial shaft fracturesusing a sling. Injury. 1999 Aug; 30(6): 439-441.
  • Zaidi, Babyn, Astori, White, Doria &Cole. MRI findings in acute patellar dislocation in a paediatric population.Paediatric radiology.2006: 36:11;1163-1170.
  • Greenrod W, Cox J, Astori I, Baulch J, Williams J. A magnetic resonance imaging study of the significance of the distal femoral physis during medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction.
  • Orthop J Sports Med. 2013 Sep 5; 1(4):2325967113502638
  • Joshua R. Francis, BAppSc (MedSc), MBBS, FRACP1-3, Jennifer Robson, MBBS, FRACP, FRCPA, FACTM4, David Wong, MBBS, FRCPA5, Mark Walsh, MBBS, MRCP (London), FRCR (London), FRANZCR6, Ivan Astori, MBBS, FRACS (Ortho)7, David Gill, MBBS, FRACS (Ortho)8, and Clare Nourse, BA, MBBCh, BAO, DCH, MRCPI, FRACP, MD9-10 Chronic Recurrent Multifocal Q Fever Osteomyelitis in Children: An Emerging Clinical Challenge. The Pediatric Infectious Disease


  • The Australian and New Zealand Burns Society Meeting.
  • Adelaide, Australia. August 1997.
  • "Cicatricial post burn ectropion and exposure keratitis"
  • The Australian Orthopaedic Registrars Association Annual Scientific Meeting
  • Melbourne, Australia, November 2002
  • "Melioidotic Septic Arthritis"
  • The Queensland Orthopaedic Association Scientific Meeting
  • Cairns, Australia, June 2003
  • "Carbon dioxide insufflation of thoracic cavity during thoracoscopic
  • spinal surgery". Supervisor: Dr G. Askin. Co-Author: Dr D Fender
  • The Queensland Orthopaedic Association Scientific Meeting
  • Cairns, Australia, June 2003
  • Posterior instrumentation of Chance Fractures in children: Two case
  • Reports and literature review. Supervisor: Dr G Askin
  • Australian Paediatric Orthopaedic Society: 2010 - 2015
  • The orthopaedic manifestations in Downs Syndrome
  • The radiological assessment of Perthes Disease
  • The principles of femoral osteotomy
  • "Stealth Computer Navigation to aid in resection of Physical Bars" - 2 cases
  • Q Fever Osteomyelitis: Reports of 8 consecutive cases

Courses Attended

  • 2001
    Emergency Medicine and Severe Trauma (ATLS Equivalent)
    ASIF Course on Basic Fracture Management
    Leeds, United Kingdom
    Ilizarov Method: Theory and Practical Workshop.
    Brisbane, Australia
    Trauma Management Conference
    Australian Orthopaedic Association
    Sydney, Australia
  • 2002
    AO ASIF Course on Advanced Fracture Management
    Queenstown, New Zealand
    Australian Orthopaedic Registrars' Annual Scientific Meeting
    Melbourne, Australia
    Queensland Orthpaedic Registrars' Annual Scientific Meeting- Chairman. Gold Coast, Australia
  • 2003
    Paediatric Orthopaedic Symposium
    Royal Children's Hospital
    Melbourne, Australia
    Queensland Orthopaedic Association
    Annual Scientific Meeting
    Cairns, Australia
  • 2004
    American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Scientific Meeting, San Francisco, USA
    Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America Annual Meeting, St. Louis, USA
    Symposium on Preservation of the Hip Joint
    Montreal, Canada
    Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Society -
    North America, Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada
    Course on Principles of Deformity Correction
    The International Centre for Limb Reconstruction
    Baltimore, USA
    Ponseti Method of Clubfoot Management - Baltimore, USA
    Paediatric Orthopaedic Synposium.- Orlando, Florida, USA
  • 2005
    Australian Paediatric Orthopaedic Symposium (APOS):
    Gold Coast - Faculty
    Trauma Symposium: Nurses Education - Lecturer
    Mater Hospital Brisbane
    Baltimore Deformity Correction Course and Limb Lengthening
    The Third Part: The Business of Surgical Practice: Sydney
  • 2006
    APOS: Gold Coast - Faculty
    Baltimore Deformity Correction Course and Limb Lengthening Baltimore, USA
  • 2007
    AO Paediatric Trauma Course Brisbane - Faculty
    APOS Meeting: Gold Coast - Faculty
    Hip Deformity Course - Baltimore USA
  • 2008
    Corail Hip Reconstruction Course - Annecy, France
    APOS Meeting: Gold Coast - Faculty
    Dr John O'Donnell - Melbourne Visitation
    Limb Lengthening + Reconstruction Society Meeting Brisbane
  • 2009
    AO Paediatric Trauma Course - Yokahama Japan - Faculty
    APOS Meeting: Gold Coast - Faculty
    COE Meeting Melbourne - Trauma - Faculty
    LLRS Meeting - Sydney
  • 2010
    Kleos Education - Hip and Knee - Melbourne
    APOS Meeting: Noosa, Queensland - Faculty
    LLRS Meeting - Melbourne
  • 2011
    Depuy Education - Hip and Knee - Sydney
    Kleos Education - Hip and Knee - Sydney
    Fifth Annual Hip Joint Course - Baltimore USA
  • 2012
    AO Paeds Trauma Course - Kobe, Japan - Faculty
    Hip and Knee Arthroplasty - Brisbane
    RACS - SAT SET Course - Brisbane
    ABIME - American Board of Independent Medical Examiners - Exam - Certified September 2012
  • 2013
    POSNA: Toronto, Canada
    Limb Lengthening and Reconstructive Surgery Meeting
    (LLRS) Sydney
    APOS Meeting: Noosa, Queensland- Faculty
  • 2014
    Ponsetti Club Foot Conference: Melbourne- Faculty
    APOS: Noosa, Queensland - Faculty
  • 2015
    Cadaveric Workshop, Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery, Sydney
    ISAKOS - Sports Surgery, Lyon, France
    APOS: Gold Coast- Faculty
    AOA: Noosa, Queensland - Faculty
  • 2016
    Innovations in Computer Navigation and Robotic Surgery:
    Macquarie University, Sydney NSW
    Australian Paediatric Orthopaedic Society Meeting, Noosa
    Limb Lengthening International Expert Group - Kurgan, Russia
    ASAMI - International Limb Lengthening and Deformity Correction Annual Meeting