Mr Jonathan Spencer

Mr Jonathan Spencer
Mr Jonathan Spencer

Jon is a Specialist Shoulder, Knee and Hip Surgeon who is motivated to help his patients 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 the University of WA.

Jon trained at the University of London (Guys Hospital) and qualified in 1994. He subsequently did 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.

Orthopaedic Speciality

Jon is Fellowship trained in Shoulder, Knee and Hip surgery.

  • All Shoulder Surgery
    • Sports Related Injuries
    • Joint Stabilization (After Dislocation)
    • Rotator Cuff Repair
    • Primary and Revision Shoulder Joint Replacements
  • All Knee Surgery
    • Sports Related Injuries
    • Ligamentous Reconstruction (e.g. ACL reconstruction)
    • Knee Re-Alignment
    • Primary and Revision Knee Joint Replacements
    • Partial Knee Joint Replacement (Unicompartmental Knee)
  • Hip Surgery
    • Hip Joint Replacement
    • Gluteal Tendon Repairs

Private Hospital Visiting Rights

  • Hollywood Private Hospital (Nedlands)
  • St John of God Hospital (Midland)

Current Appointments at Public Hospitals

  • Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital (Nedlands)
  • Osborne Park Hospital
  • St John of God Hospital (Midland)
  • Port Hedland Regional Hospital
  • Nickol Bay Hospital (Karratha)

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Teaching

  • Chair of the Western Australian State Training Committee (for Orthopaedic Surgical Trainees) for the Australian Orthopaedic Association
  • Associate Professor at the University of Western Australia

Medical school

  • Guys Hospital Medical School, University of London

Qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) Anatomy   Bachelor of Science in Anatomy (Honours)
  • MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
  • FRCS England Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (England)
  • FRACS Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (Orthopaedic Surgery)
  • FAorthA Fellow of the Australian Orthopaedic Association

Post Graduate Fellowships

  • Lord Nuffield Scholarship in Orthopaedic Surgery, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford UK (Shoulder Surgery and Research 2003)
  • Lower Limb Arthroplasty Surgery (Primary and Revision Joint Replacements) Royal Perth Hospital, Western Australia 2005
  • Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship, Royal Perth Hospital, Western Australia 2006

Registration

  • Medical Board of Australia – General Registration

Professional Memberships

  • Australian Orthopaedic Association
  • Australian Orthopaedic Association (WA branch)
  • Australian Medical Association
  • Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • The Girdlestone Society of Oxford

Publications and Presentations

  • Imageless Navigation Versus Computer Navigation for TKR
    R. Clark, W Blakeney, G Hardisty, J Spencer
    AOA Melbourne October 2014
    EFFORT Istanbul June 2013
  • Computer Navigation Versus Conventional Total Knee Replacement. No Difference in Functional Outcome at Two Years
    JMF Spencer, SK Chauhan, AH Taylor, K Sloan , RJ Beaver
    J Bone Joint Surg Br.2007 Aug;89(8):1130-1.
  • Short Term Clinical Outcome of CAS vs NON-CAS TKR
    JMF Spencer, SK Chauhan, AH Taylor, K Sloan , RJ Beaver
    Presented at Australian Orthopaedic Association Continuing Orthopaedic Education. August 2007
  • Computer Navigation of the Knee. Two Year Post-Operative Outcome Results and the Effect on Anterior Knee Pain
    JMF Spencer, SK Chauhan, AH Taylor, K Sloan , RJ Beaver
    Presented at the National AOA Scientific Meeting, Perth WA. October 2005
  • Computer Navigation of the Acetabular Component: A Cadaver Reliability Study
    JMF Spencer, R Day, K Sloan, RJ Beaver
    J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2006 Jul;88(7):972-5.
  • The Genetic Background Increases the Risk of Hip Osteoarthritis
    JMF Spencer, J Loughlin, K Clipsham, AJ Carr
    Clin Orthop. 2005 Feb;(431):134-7
  • Are We Overusing Blood Transfusing Post Elective Joint Replacement? A Simple Method to Reduce the Use of a Scarce Resource
    JMF Spencer and RL Barrington
    Ann R Coll Engl 2005;87:28-30
  • Arthroplasty for Ochronotic Arthritis
    JMF Spencer, CLMH Gibbons, AJ Carr et. al.
    Acta Orthop Scand. 2004 Jun;75(3):355-8
  • The Effect of Time Delay on Infection in Open Long Bone Fractures. A 5 Year Prospective Audit from a District General Hospital
    JM Spencer, A Smith and D Woods
    Ann R Coll Engl 2004;86:108-112
  • Shoulder Surgery
    RJ Chennagari, JMF Spencer, AFW Chambler
    Ann R Coll Surg Eng 2003; 85: 216
  • Salmonella Osteoarticular Infection in a Healthy Male. A Case Report
    JMF Spencer, G Cattermole, T Andrade, M Dryden, J Fowler
    J R Soc Med 1999;92:363-364
  • Early Results with the Carbo-Seal Ascending Aortic Prothesis
    SM Langley, SJ Rooney, M Dalrample-Hay, JMF Spencer, ME Lewis, D Padano, M Asif, VT Tsang, RK Lamb, JL Monro, SA Livesey, RS Bonser
    Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 118(6):1014-20 1999 Dec
  • Primary Bone Lymphoma of the Upper Limb
    JMF Spencer, T Pollard, A Carr, C Hatton, N Athanasou, CMHL Gibbons
    J Bone Joint Surg Br Proceedings, Feb 2005;87-B:4
  • Computer Navigation of the Acetabular Cup. A Cadaveric Reliability Study
    JMF Spencer, R Day, K Sloan, RJ Beaver
    Presented at the AOA Scientific Meeting (Western Australian division), Bunker Bay. August 2005
    Presented at the Australasian College of Physical Scientists and Engineers in Medicine. September 2005
  • An Investigation into the Cut Marks Produced by Various Saw Types on Human Bone
    JMF Spencer and SM Macclauglin
    Annals of Human Biology 19:328 1992
  • Primary Bone Lymphoma of the Upper Limb
    JMF Spencer, T Pollard, A Carr, C Hatton, N Athanasou, CMHL Gibbons
    Presented at the British Orthopaedic Oncology Society. June 2003
  • Is Incomplete Ascending Aortic Replacement the Best Operation for Stanford Type A Aortic Dissection?
    SM Langley, MJR Dalrymple-Hay, S McGuirk, JMF Spencer, N Savva, SA Livesey, JL Monro
    Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Cardiothoracic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland, Nottingham 1999
  • Early Results with the Carbo-Seal Ascending Aortic Prothesis.
    SM Langley, SJ Rooney, M Dalrample-Hay, JMF Spencer, ME Lewis, D Padano, M Asif, VT Tsang, RK Lamb, JL Monro, SA Livesey, RS Bonser
    Presented to the British Cardiac Society, Glasgow. May 1998
    Presented at the 8th World Congress of the International Society of Cardiothoracic Surgeons, Houston Texas. November 1998
  • Surgical Technique May Determine the Incidence of Reoperation Following Emergency Repair of Type A Aortic Dissection
    SM Langley, MJR Dalrymple-Hay, JMF Spencer, N Savva, SA Livesey, JL Monro
    Presented at the Annual Meeting of the European Society for Cardiovascular Surgery, Paris. September 1998
  • An Investigation into the Cut Marks Produced by Various Saw Types on Human Bone
    JMF Spencer and SM Macclauglin
    Presented to the Society of Human Biology. January 1992