Professional orthopaedic observation training in Sydney

Orthopaedic Clinic Sydney Observational Fellowship for International Candidates

During the Orthoclinic shoulder, elbow and knee observership, candidates will observe the day to day clinical consultation and surgical procedures to Australian standards performed by Dr Herald. Candidates will also participate in a sports med and or arthroplasty workshop training session where surgical techniques used by Dr Herald can be practiced on demonstration models and or saw bones. On satisfactory completion of the observership, a certificate stating the duration and achievements will be issued.

Location: Sydney, Australia

Duration: 2 weeks

Available in February, May, August, November on request


  • A recognised degree in Orthopaedic Surgery
  • A basic command of oral and written English is required
  • Demonstrated skill in basic arthroscopic surgery
  • Evidence of published or presented research 
  • A letter of recommendation by the Supervisor/Chief of department

Accommodation: We do not provide accommodation but can suggest accommodation options.

Stipend: The fellowship is self-funded as the fellow is not a paid employee. 

All Applications must be directed to the secretarial office of Dr Jonathan Herald ( education@orthoclinic.com.au ). Applications must include an application letter, CV and letters of recommendations. 

If the candidate is considered potentially eligible, he/she will be invited for an interview by the training coordinator.

For more information on orthopaedic observation training opportunities, call 02 9233 3946 today.

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