Mr Jon Spencer
Jon Spencer is an orthopaedic surgeon specialising in shoulder and knee surgerywho works closely with his patients to help them make the right decision for their health and quality of life. Jon has a strong interest in teaching and training. He is the current Chair of the WA State Training Committee (for Orthopaedic Surgical Trainees) for the Australian Orthopaedic Association (since 2014).
Prior to this, Jon was the Deputy Chairman of the State Training Committee (2012-2014). Jon is also an Associate Professor with the University of Western Australia, which involves teaching and mentoring medical students at UWA. Jon trained at the University of London (Guys Hospital) and qualified in 1994.
He subsequently completed his surgical training in Oxford and qualified as an Orthopaedic Surgeon in the United Kingdom in 2004. In Oxford, Jon worked with a specialist shoulder team led by internationally recognised Professor Andrew Carr. During his time on Oxford, he was awarded the Lord Nuffield Scholarship to conduct Orthopaedic research in 2003. Jon has completed two further postgraduate training Fellowships in Lower Limb and Trauma Surgery. Jon achieved his Australian Fellowship in Orthopaedic Surgery in 2008 and has worked in Western Australia ever since.
His special interests include:
- All shoulder surgery: sports related injuries, joint stabilisation after dislocation, rotator cuff repair, primary and revision shoulder joint replacements
- All knee surgery: sports related injuries, ligamentous reconstruction (including ACL reconstruction), knee re-alignment, primary and revision knee joint replacements, partial knee joint replacement (unicompartmental knee)
- Orthopaedic surgery
- Knee replacements
- Lower limb surgery
- Sports injuries
- Upper limb surgery
Telehealth consultations: Yes
Treats Children: No
No gap provider for all consultations
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