Meet Dr Jonathan Herald
About Dr Herald
Dr Jonathan Herald
MBBS, MSpMed, FRACS (Orth), FAOrthA
Dr Herald specialises in surgical treatments for shoulder, knee and elbow conditions as well as work cover orthopaedic injuries and third party (motor vehicle accident) injuries.
Dr Herald has treated some of Australia’s best-known athletes in the fields of swimming, soccer, NRL, Rugby and cricket.
Dr Herald has 20 years’ surgical experience and also brings the very latest solutions straight from the playing field, such as cryotherapy (Game Ready) and Synvisc.
He holds a Bachelor of Surgery, a Bachelor of Medicine and a Masters in Sports Medicine; and was recently a reviewing surgeon (orthopaedics) for the British Medical Journal.
Voted as Australia’s Best Doctor (orthopaedics) on the internationally doctor-rated Best Doctor website, Dr Herald will go the extra mile to ensure all urgent patients are seen within 7 days.
He is happy for your GP to call him direct on his mobile and is a “No Gap” surgeon for aged pensioners.
Dr Herald operates at Strathfield Private, Westmead Private, St Luke’s Private, Campbelltown Private and Lidcombe-Bankstown Public.
Dr Herald attained his Bachelor of Medicine at the University of Sydney in 1996; and his Masters of Sports Medicine at the University of NSW in 2000 after winning the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital Oddbins Prize for Grand Surgical Rounds in 1999.
He further trained in elbow surgery at The Mayo Clinic, and shoulder surgery at The Mt Sinai School of Medicine.
Memberships & Achievements
- Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (Orthopaedic Surgery)
- Fellow of the Australian Orthopaedic Association
- Member of the Shoulder and Elbow Society of Australia
- Fellow of The Indian Orthopaedic Research Group
- Australian Defence Force Orthopaedic Surgeon 2013
- Key Opinion leader on www.VuMedi.com, the international online education centre for surgeons
- Examiner for Basic Surgical Training Clinical Examination Orthopaedics 2011
- Former Conjoint Associate Lecturer in Orthopaedics (UNSW) 2011
- Top Scoring Student – Medical Defence Union Elective Bursaries Competition 1994
Areas of Interest for Dr Herald
- ACL Reconstruction
- Arthritis of the elbow, shoulder and knee
- Cartilage Resurfacing
- Elbow dislocation
- Elbow surgery UCL transposition
- Fractures (emergency appointments)
- iPain – smart phones and technology
- Knee replacement
- Meniscal Repair
- Nerve Entrapment
- Patellar Tears and Instability
- Rotator Cuff Injury
- Runner’s Knee
- Shin Splints
- Shoulder Replacement
- Shoulder tears, instability
- Sports Injuries
- Swimmer’s Shoulder
- Tennis Elbow
- Throwing Injuries
- Work Cover injuries
Comprehensive Orthopaedic Fellowships in Sydney
Welcome to Orthoclinic Fellowship programs available to international orthopaedic surgeons.
Educational Goals and Characteristics
The fellowship is principally concerned with the teaching of orthopaedic aspects of shoulder, elbow and knee surgery. Experience in this area includes arthroscopic reconstruction and joint replacement.
The fellowship involves working at St Luke’s Care Hospital Sydney, Strathfield Private Hospital with our surgical team.
The fellowship also involves work at Bankstown Public Hospital, attending department X-ray and clinical meetings, outpatient work, journal clubs, preparation for operations, and with assistance, consulting at Orthoclinic private consulting suites.
The fellowship develops surgical experience through private assisting and supervised operating. The fellow develops full responsibility for surgery at approximately one operating list per fortnight.
The fellow is exposed to approximately 20 surgical procedures per week.
Research is an integral part of the fellowship and clinical based research projects are ongoing at the clinic. The applicant is expected to publish at least one clinical paper every 6 months.
Prospective applicants should aspire to sub-specialist shoulder, elbow and knee surgery.
Applicants must have completed their training in orthopaedic surgery.
Applicants must hold or be eligible to hold or be able to obtain a a current certificate of registration to practice medicine in the state of New South Wales, Australia.
Applicants must provide their own medical practice indemnity insurance.
As this is a clinical fellowship, good internship skill and English language are required.
IELTS pass of 7 in all four components is mandatory.
How to apply
Applications, including a current curriculum vitae and the names and email
addresses of three referees should be sent to:
Ms Tegan Craig
Orthopaedic Clinic Sydney
Suite 1606/ 109 Pitt St
Sydney NSW 2000
For more information on orthopaedic fellowship opportunities
P: (02) 9233 3946