Mr Jonathan Spencer

Mr Jonathan Spencer
Mr Jonathan Spencer

During the Covid-19 Pandemic:

These are tough and challenging times and this requires us to collaborate and support each other more than ever before.

I am available for you during this time and can offer the following services:

  • Face to face appointments with strict social distancing rules and limited number of patients through the waiting room.
  • Telehealth and phone consultations are readily available.
  • Urgent appointments.
  • Appointments available for Private, DVA, Workers Compensation, MVA and Uninsured patients.
  • Ongoing phone advice as required.
  • Emergency and urgent surgery at Hollywood Private Hospital and Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital.

Contact Details:

Secretary – Claire

Phone: 9389 3855
Fax: 9389 3875

Email: spenceradmin@hogwa.com.au

Jon is a Senior Orthopaedic Surgeon who is motivated to achieve good outcomes for his patients. Jon individualises care according to his patient’s specific needs. This assists him in making the right decisions for his patient’s quality of life with the aim of maximising their health outcomes. Jon does this irrespective of whether surgery is indicated or not.

Jon’s speciality is in all aspects of shoulder surgery and precision joint replacement. He is fellowship trained in shoulder, knee, hip and trauma surgery.

Jon uses a variety of contemporary techniques and precision CT guided planning to optimise the outcome of his Joint Replacement Surgery. This includes the use of Computer Navigation, 3D Printing for patient specific tools, Robotics as well as Conventional Instrumentation, as required.

Jon performs the following

  • Shoulder Surgery:
    • Total Shoulder Replacement (Anatomical and Reverse)
    • Revision Total Shoulder Replacement
    • Arthroscopic Surgery (for instability, Rotator Cuff pathology, AC joint pathology)
    • Surgery for upper limb fractures and trauma
  • Knee Surgery:
    • Unicompartmental Knee Replacement (partial knee replacement)
    • Total Knee Replacement
    • Revision Total Knee Replacement
    • ACL Reconstruction
    • Arthroscopic surgery (including meniscal repair) for sports injuries of the knee
    • Surgery for fractures and injuries of the knee

Jon trained at Guy’s Hospital in London and qualified in 1994. He did his Orthopaedic training in Oxford and qualified as an Orthopaedic Surgeon in the UK in 2004. He was awarded both FRCS (England) and FRCS (Trauma and Orthopaedics). During his time in Oxford, Jon conducted orthopaedic research with internationally recognised Shoulder Surgeon Professor Andrew Carr and was awarded the prestigious Lord Nuffield Scholarship in 2003.

Jon has a strong interest in teaching and training. He is an Associate Professor with the University of Western Australia and is involved in lecturing, mentoring as well as hands on teaching of medical students.

Jon was the Chair of the Western Australian State Training Committee for Orthopaedic Surgery from 2014 to 2018 having previously been the Deputy Chair from 2012 to 2014.

Jon has completed post graduate fellowships in Shoulder Surgery (2003), Lower Limb Arthroplasty Surgery (2005) and Trauma Surgery (2006).

Jon has worked in Western Australia since 2006 as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and achieved his Australian Fellowship (FRACS) in 2008. He subsequently became a fellow of the Australian Orthopaedic Association (FAOrthA) and remains a proud member today.

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)
  • Hedland Health Campus
  • Nickol Bay Hospital (Karratha)

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Teaching

  • Associate Professor at the University of Western Australia
  • Chair/Deputy of the Western Australian State Training Committee (for Orthopaedic Surgical Trainees) for the Australian Orthopaedic Association 2012-2018

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)
  • FRCS (Trauma and Orthopaedics) Fellowship of 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