Dr Jeevaka 'Jay' Amaranath
Dr Jay Amaranath is a fellowship trained Australian Orthopaedic Surgeon who specialises in conditions related to the shoulder and elbow, including upper limb trauma.
After obtaining his medical degree in Perth, he pursued a career in orthopaedics by being selected into the Australian Orthopaedic Association’s (AOA) Training programme in Sydney, NSW. He gained extensive experience working and training in multiple major trauma, paediatric and arthroplasty centres, before being awarded a fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) in 2019. He has completed subspecialty fellowship training in shoulder, elbow and wrist arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery at the Melbourne Orthopaedic Group with A/Prof Greg Hoy and A/Prof Eugene Ek. During the fellowship he gained extensive experience in the treatment of elite sport related injuries of the upper extremity (treating AFL, Super Rugby, Cricket Australia and Tennis Australia/International players), arthroplasty and complex upper limb trauma.
He will undertake further subspecialty fellowship training overseas in 2021 at Balgrist University Hospital in Zurich, Switzerland under the tutelage of Professor Christian Gerber and Dr Karl Wieser. This fellowship focuses on advanced shoulder and elbow surgery involving 3D modelled patient specific shoulder arthroplasty, tendon transfers and complex arthroscopy.
- Australian Orthopaedic Association
- RACS (Orthopaedics)
- BMedSci (Hons)