We are delighted you have chosen to entrust your care in our Orthopaedic practice, and wish you the best in your healthcare journey. We are committed to excellence and providing the best hand and upper limb care to every patient, every day. We hope you find that this website and the information and videos on our website further your understanding of your body, its problem(s) and the types of treatment available if required.
This Website focuses on the main regions of the upper limb, with information on the anatomy of the parts, how they work, what can go wrong and the different treatment options available. Aftercare arrangements and some of the more common possible complications are noted.
The Orthopaedic Surgeons at Murdoch provide a 24 hour on–call service in the event of emergencies and after-hours calls via the Murdoch Hospital Emergency Department. Mr Paul Jarrett is an experienced Specialist Orthopaedic and Hand Surgeon who has trained in Medicine, Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery in the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand.
Following Specialist training, he completed the one-year British Society for Surgery of the Hand Interface Fellowship in Hand Surgery at the St Andrew’s Plastic Surgery Centre in Chelmsford, which is one of Europe’s largest Hand Surgery Centres. Mr Jarrett also trained in peripheral nerve surgery at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, England, and passed the Australian Medical Council examinations.
Providing specialist care for shoulder, hand and upper limb conditions, including traumatic and degenerative problems, Mr Jarrett’s practice is based at St John of God Murdoch Hospital for Workcover and Private Patients.
He is currently Clinical Senior Lecturer at the University of Western Australia and Adjunct Senior Lecturer to Notre Dame University, and his involvement in orthopaedic research has seen his peer-reviewed papers published in international journals such as the Journal of Hand Surgery European volume, Journal of Hand Surgery: American Volume, and Microsurgery. He has also presented at many national and international scientific meetings and regularly teaches medical students, orthopaedic surgeon trainees, Orthopaedic and Plastic surgeons and allied health professionals.Mr Jarrett is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Fremantle Hospital and the Co-Head of the Department of Hand Surgery and he is associated with the professional organisations listed on the right: