Perth Reconstructive Arthroscopy & Sports Surgery Fellowship
The Perth Reconstructive Arthroscopy and Sports Surgery Fellowship will provide an outstanding and comprehensive experience in Arthroscopic Reconstructive Surgery. Based in Perth Western Australia, the fellowship offers a broad, high volume clinical exposure to arthroscopic reconstruction of the Shoulder and Knee. There is also sub-specialty exposure to Multi-Ligament Reconstruction, Hip Arthroscopy, Sports Ankle Surgery, Osteotomy and Joint Replacement for interested fellows. The position is supervised by nationally and internationally fellowship trained Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeons Peter D’Alessandro, Sat Gohil, Li-On Lam, Andrew Mattin and Brendan Ricciardo.
The Fellowship provides a diverse exposure to the treatment and care of patients with activity related musculoskeletal injuries. The Fellow will participate in approximately 500 operative cases during the 12-month period. The position is designed to provide a rich experience of both supervised and independent clinical review and surgical operating in the public health system, along with first hand learning of reconstructive surgery in the private sector.
Upon completion of the fellowship, the fellow will be expected to have developed a thorough and meticulous approach to clinical decision making along with confident independent operating skills in all elements of Arthroscopic Surgery and Joint Reconstruction. Academic responsibilities include participation in weekly rounds and teaching for both registrars and students. There will be involvement in a research project in collaboration with the School of Surgery at the University of Western Australia, with the ultimate goal of publication and/or presentation at a major scientific meeting.
The fellowship is based at Fremantle Hospital, a specialist tertiary referral elective surgery centre, along with satellite sites at Rockingham, Bethesda & St John of God Hospitals. Fellows will have the opportunity to run their own operating theatres. Clinical commitments are rostered so as to provide for an intensive and efficient professional experience. This allows for maximum development of Orthopaedic Skills along with the ability to enjoy the celebrated lifestyle of Perth and its 300 days of sunshine each year. You will experience our idyllic beaches, multiple outdoor activities and surrounding areas including Rottnest Island, the Margaret River Wine and Kimberley Regions of Western Australia.
Duration: 6 Months
Commencement: February and August
Application Deadline: 31 July, 31 December (18 months prior to desired date)
Remuneration: ~AUD $140,000 per annum (pro rata)
-Enthusiastic, Talented and Motivated Junior Orthopaedic Surgeon interested in Arthroscopy
-Medical Degree recognised by the Medical Board of Australia;
-Completion of Orthopaedic Training prior to commencement of Fellowship
-CV, 2 References, Interview (via videoconference)
2017 Fellow: Dr Bertram Rieger (Basel, Switzerland)
Feb-July: Dr Timothy Teo (Singapore)
Aug-Jan: Dr Florian Schmid (Basel, Switzerland)
Feb-July: Mr Stephen Dalgliesh (Dundee, Scotland)
Aug-Jan: Dr Michael Finsterwald (Derendingen, Switzerland)
Feb-July: Mr Shahbaz Malik (Birmingham, England)
Aug-Jan: Mr Randeep Aujla (Leicester, England)