Assoc Prof Christopher W Jones

Orthopaedic Surgeon
FAOrthA FRACS PhD MBBS(Hons) BEng(Hons) BCom
Specialising in Primary hip and knee replacement, Computer-assisted and Robot-assisted surgery, Unicompartmental knee replacement, Hip Resurfacing, Revision hip and knee replacement, Prosthetic Joint Infection and Trauma surgery.
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Assoc Prof Chris Jones is a triple-fellowship trained Orthopaedic Surgeon with a PhD from the University of Western Australia in surgery, pathology and biomechanical engineering.
Assoc Prof Jones is proud to have returned to Western Australia in July 2018 to take up a position as an orthopaedic Visiting Medical Officer at Fiona Stanley, Fremantle and Rockingham General Hospitals.

He works privately through Orthopaedics WA at St John of God Hospital Murdoch and The Mount Hospital where he resides on the board of the Medical Advisory Committee as the Orthopaedic Representative.
Specialty areas
Areas of 'Special Interest' are:
  • Primary hip and knee replacement
  • Computer-assisted and Robot-assisted surgery
  • Unicompartmental knee replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Revision hip and knee replacement
  • Prosthetic Joint Infection
  • Trauma surgery.
Research and Teaching
He continues to develop multidisciplinary research interests as the recipient of numerous research grants and has been appointed Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor at Curtin University.

Assoc Prof Jones is Co-Director of the Orthopaedic Research Foundation of Western Australia (ORFWA), Co-Supervisor of the Fremantle & Perth Arthroplasty Fellowship and Primary Supervisor of the Fremantle Arthroplasty Research Fellowship. His long-term vision is to establish a centre of excellence in which the quest for a truly biological joint replacement can be created by marrying the technologies of robotic-assisted surgery, cellular engineering and 3D printing.

Assoc Prof Jones has presented at numerous regional, national and international conferences and regularly chairs sessions and is an invited speaker at Orthopaedic meetings worldwide. He has authored three book chapters and published more than 40 peer-reviewed publications in high impact journals with numerous other publications in the preparatory phase (https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Christopher_Jones45/publications).

Assoc Prof Jones is actively involved in the teaching of medical students and trainees at all levels as acknowledged by his appointment during as a clinical academic at Weill Cornell Medical College, NYC, as a Senior Clinical Lecturer at the Central Medical School, University of Sydney and Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor at Curtin University Medical School. Assoc Prof Jones’s research interests include: articular cartilage repair/regeneration, matrix-induced autologous chondrocyte implantation, bioscaffolds, bioengineering and cellular engineering in addition to revision arthroplasty and complex limb reconstruction, design and manufacture of custom orthopaedic implants and prostheses and retrieval analysis of arthroplasty devices and orthopaedic implants.
Happily married to Dr Kharis Burns (Endocriniologist) and the proud father of two young sons, Assoc Prof Chris Jones is a dedicated, hardworking, diligent and enthusiastic Orthopaedic Surgeon who is committed to training future generations of orthopaedic surgeons and biomechanical engineers.

Most importantly he continues to cherish a sense of wonder, privilege and excitement towards biomedical engineering, the practice of orthopaedic surgery and the care of his patients.
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Practice Head Office
Orthopaedics WAMurdoch
Suite 15, Wexford Medical Centre
St John of God Hospital Murdoch
3 Barry Marshall Parade
Murdoch WA 6150
Tel: (08) 9312 1135
Fax: (08) 9332 1187
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Orthopaedics WAPerth
Suite 51, Mount Medical Centre
146 Mounts Bay Road
Perth WA 6000
Tel: (08) 9312 1135
Fax: (08) 9332 1187
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Office Hours: 9am–5pm
Monday to Friday (closed public holidays)
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