Bio

Training

 

Mr. Paul Jarrett is an experienced Hand, Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist and Upper Limb Orthopaedic Surgeon. Paul has had a rich education in medicine and surgery and undertook his medical degree at Glasgow University, with a period of this time spent at the University of Western Australia pursuing an anatomy scholarship.

 

Paul undertook Basic Surgical Training at Royal Perth Hospital and his initial Orthopaedic training at Auckland Hospital in New Zealand. Subsequently he took up Advanced Orthopaedic Training in Glasgow and the Royal London Hospital and Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in London including six months of peripheral nerve surgery training.

 

He then spent a year engaged in the British Hand Surgery Society Advanced Interface Fellowship in Hand Surgery at the St Andrews Hand Surgery Centre in Chelmsford, England.

 

Murdoch Practice

 

Paul specialises in treating all conditions of the hand and upper limb including bone, joint, tendon, ligament and nerve problems and injuries. Paul provides the following services for WorkCover, privately insured and DVA patients at Murdoch:

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Mr. Paul Jarrett – Orthopaedic Surgeon

HAND

 

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Trigger digits
  • Ganglions
  • Dupuytren’s contracture
  • Ganglions
  • Arthritis of thumb and hand
  • Hand injuries and microsurgery
  • Arthroscopic and endoscopic surgery of the hand and wrist
  • All other conditions of the hand requiring surgery

 

SHOULDER

 

  • Subacromial impingement and bursitis
  • Rotator cuff tears including all arthroscopic rotator cuff repair
  • Shoulder dislocation and instability
  • Arthritis and shoulder replacement
  • All other conditions of the shoulder requiring arthroscopic or open surgery

 

ELBOW

 

  • Tennis and golfer’s elbow
  • Cubital tunnel syndrome
  • Arthritis surgery
  • Instability surgery
  • Arthroscopic elbow surgery
  • Elbow fractures and complex fracture dislocations

WRIST

 

  • Distal radial fractures
  • Scaphoid / carpal fractures including complex non–unions
  • Arthritis and ligament instability
  • Arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgery of the wrist

 

TRAUMA

 

  • Bone and soft tissue hand trauma
  • Upper limb orthopaedic trauma

WORKCOVER

 

Impairment assessments and medico-legal reports for all Workcover patients.
Paul has a fantastic team including Emma our Specialist Clinical Nurse, Jane our Clinic Manager and Veronica our Practise Director.
Paul accepts WorkCover referrals, private referrals, DVA and all uninsured patients can be seen at Fremantle.

 

Ultrasounds

 

At times Mr Jarrett may offer to undertake an ultrasound examination for referred patients or an ultrasound guided injection within the rooms either to improve the accuracy of their diagnosis if they have already had imaging or if they have not had imaging for their convenience.
We have a high quality high resolution ultrasound machine using a 15 Megahertz transducer and we are a HDAA accredited imaging practice.

 

Specialist Upper Limb Therapy

 

Hands and All is our on-site therapy practice who ensure top quality therapy, optimal communication and convenient service at a good price.

 

Research and Teaching

 

Paul has a passion for research and teaching and is a trainer for orthopaedic surgery trainees and lectures to medical students in both Western Australian medical schools regularly, and to physiotherapy students as well as General Practitioners on an on-going basis.
Paul presents at regional, national and international meetings and has many publications in orthopaedic and hand surgery journals.
Paul has a weekly clinic and operating session at Fremantle Hospital where he is the Head of Department of Hand Surgery and where he sees all his public non-insured patients.

 

Professional Affiliations

 

  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • Fellow of the Australian Orthopaedic Association
  • Secretary and Treasurer of the Australian Shoulder and Elbow Association
  • Active Member of the Australian Hand Surgery Society
  • Member of the Western Australian Society for Surgeon of the Hand
  • Member of Australian Medical Association
  • Fellow of the British Orthopaedic Association
  • Member of the British Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Researcher in hand and upper limb conditions with many publications in these areas
  • Clinical Senior Lecturer in Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Western Australia
  • Adjunct Senior Lecturer in Orthopaedic Surgery, Notre Dame University

 

Personal Interests

 

In addition to running a successful hand and upper limb surgery practise, Paul is a keen sportsman.
He has skied to a high level as race captain for his high school and University.
He is a runner, cyclist and swimmer and has competed in marathons, ironmen triathlons and has represented Australia at a World Duathlon Championships.

 

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