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Fremantle & Perth Primary and Revision Arthroplasty Fellowship

Supervisor: Professor Piers Yates, Assoc Prof Gareth Prosser

Salary: AUD$160000 PA

Availability: 6-12 month fellowship

Conditions of appointment:
Interest in arthroplasty, revision and research
Medical Degree recognised by the Medical Board of Australia
Completion of Orthopaedic Training prior to commencement of Fellowship
2 References

Expected experience:

The fellow will be exposed to mainly revision and primary arthroplasty. There are usually 2-3 revisions and 2-10 primaries a week. The fellow will have their own lists and are expected to teach on these. A wide variety of implants and techniques are used and that the majority of patients will be included in trials. The fellow has no trauma on call commitment, and will be expected to do help out on the trauma on Thursday afternoon to cover the training registrars regional teaching.

We will expect the fellow to receive a large volume of supervised and independent operating experience. We expect a significant commitment to research, and progressing projects in the departments and ORFWA. Research will be focused around joint replacements, but other projects will be available. It is expected that the fellow will publish a number of papers.

Outside work, there will be plenty of opportunity to make the most of what the Western Australian lifestyle has to offer.

Sites

Fremantle University Hospital
Murdoch Private Hospital
Fiona Stanley Hospital
Rockingham General Hospital
Mount Private Hospital

Particular operations include:

Infected joint replacement
Periprosthetic fractures
Resurfacing hip
Allograft
Unicompartmental knee
Pelvic osteotomy

Facilities include:

RSA
Biomechanics lab with materials testing machine
Gait analysis

Funding:

Fremantle hospital, ORFWA and Depuy.

Contact:

Prof Piers Yates: [javascript protected email address]

Program manager, Kim Marland: [javascript protected email address]

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