General Fellowship Positions

Hand Surgery Fellowships are available

Please see the download for further information on all fellowships


An additional position is also now available.

NOTE that all other fellowships are listed in the document above.



A 6 month fellowship is provided for specialists in training who want to gain further experience in hand and wrist surgery.

The fellow will receive one-on-one mentorship with hand and wrist surgeon, Mr Jeff Ecker, in both clinic and operative settings.

The fellow will be involved in al aspects of adult hand surgery, gaining experience in pre-operative and post-operative management, will be exposed to various conditions and injuries, and immersed in the latest surgical techniques relevant to the hand and wrist.

The fellow will have active involvement in the hand and wrist clinic, and routinely assist in surgery with both elective and trauma cases.

Collaborating with Mr Ecker and his research team, the fellow will prepare and publish a minimum of one paper in a peer reviewed journal during the program.


  • Nationally/internationally trained specialist who has completed a fellowship in orthopaedics or plastic surgery, and has basic microsurgical and arthroscopic skills.
  • Applicant must be eligible to apply (or be currently registered) to practice medicine in Australia, as recognised by the AHPRA.
  • Advanced skills in the English language 9competent in both oral and written as per the AHPRA registration standards).
  • Obtain indemnity insurance and health insurance.


For review on application


Jeff Ecker Clinic, Bethesda Hospital, Claremont
Bethesda Hospital, Claremont
St John of God Hospital, Murdoch
St John of God Hospital, Subiaco

Contact details

Address: Jeff Ecker Clinic, Bethesda Hospital, Claremont, WA 6010
Phone: +61 8 9334 0750

How to apply

Please submit a cover letter, along with a detailed curriculum vitae, and letters of recommendation from 2 referees (dated within 12 months of your application).
Attention: Fellowship Program Coordinator