Dr Jai Kumar
Dr Kumar is an orthopaedic surgeon specialising in disorders of the knee and shoulder. His subspecialty interest is in the treatment of sportspeople and functional, active individuals.
He completed his medical degree at the University of Sydney, graduating with Honours, and progressed through his general orthopaedic training with the Australian Orthopaedic Association (AOA) and Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS). He completed a further year and a half of subspeciality training throughout Europe, including Ireland, France, England, Scotland, Austria and Belgium.
Dr Kumar feels that a multidisciplinary approach to total patient care is imperative to obtain optimum outcomes. The role of GPs, physiotherapists, sports physicians, coaches, rehabilitation providers and other allied health personnel make up an integral part of his practice and maintaining a strong and free-flowing line of communication is the key to this.
For all bookings with Dr Jai Kumar please phone The Orthopaedic Clinic at The Junction on 02 40472347.
Dr Benjamin McGrath
Dr McGrath obtained his medical degree from the University of New South Wales in 2005. He has subsequently worked and trained in the Hunter New England health system for 9 years.
In 2015 he obtained his specialty credentials through the Australian Orthopaedic Association and is a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.
Dr McGrath has a particular interest in sports injuries, Joint preservation and shoulder, elbow, and knee and hip arthroplasty. He has completed an Australian fellowship in shoulder, elbow and knee reconstruction.
He has also returned from Vancouver, Canada, where he has completed a 12 month fellowship in Arthroscopic Sports Reconstruction and joint preservation surgery.
Dr McGrath is working on techniques for shorter hospital stays and more comfortable rehabilitation.
Dr McGrath is committed to teaching through his affiliation with the University of Newcastle and his public appointment at Maitland Base Hospital.
Dr McGrath currently works out of The Orthopaedic Clinic in the Junction, and operates at Lingard Private, Maitland private, Warners Bay private and Lake Macquarie Private hospital. Dr McGrath consults once per month in the private clinic rooms at the Singleton District Hospital. All bookings can be made by calling Dr McGrath’s rooms at The Orthopaedic Clinic at The Junction on 02 40472347.