Dr Clem Bonney



Dr Clem Bonney is a General Practitioner who started his working life as an electrician. He completed an electrical apprenticeship as a heavy industrial electrician.

He then completed a Bachelor of Health (Nursing), working as a Registered Nurse before commencing his medical training at the University of Queensland, completing a MBBS in 2003. Dr Bonney was then awarded a Fellowship with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, after working in rural Queensland. In 2018 he was awarded a Fellowship of the Faculty of Occupational and Environmental as part of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, completing a Graduate Certificate in Occupational Rehabilitation, University of New South Wales and then a Masters of Workplace Health and Safety at the University of Newcastle, during his training.

Musculoskeletal Medicine

Dr Bonney developed an interest in musculoskeletal medicine during his participation in triathlons, competing in Sprint, Olympic and Half Ironman distances, and now powerlifting. Following a serious injury in 2016 while lifting, he has developed a further interest in rehabilitation and it relationship to chronic pain.

Dr Bonney can guide you in the most appropriate treatments for:

  • Acute and chronic back pain, assisting with clarification of diagnosis, treatment, and management options, including if needed de-escalation of medication and linking with allied health if needed.
  • Assistance with improving general fitness and developing programs to assist with developing muscle mass.
  • Identifying causes of common repetitive injuries to tendons and muscles such as Tennis and golfers’ elbow, de Quervain’s tenosynovitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, and non-surgical interventions. Referral can also be made to high quality surgeons as needed.
  • Osteoarthritis, guiding you through the treatment and management options including weight loss, physical therapies, including physiotherapy, hydrotherapy and gym programs, interventions such as steroid injections and hyaluronic acid injection to when to look for a joint replacement.

His interest in musculoskeletal medicine as an extension of his practice in the occupational medicine sphere. He works closely with physiotherapists, exercise physiologists and orthopaedic specialists to assist early and complete recovery.

Geebung Medical Clinic

Dr Clem Bonney practises at Geebung Medical Clinic located at 2/328 Newman Road, Geebung, Queensland.

Clem Bonney