Meet Dr Jason McDarra

Dr McDarra has been practicing medicine since 2004 after completing his Medical Degree at the University of Queensland. Dr McDarra completed his FRACS in Orthopaedic Surgery followed by a prestigious fellowship in lower limb arthroplasty. Dr McDarra’s job as a surgeon is to fix, remodel and rework our lower limbs. It’s a demanding job that requires precision and meticulous attention to detail.

Dr McDarra has a passionate interest in the following areas within Orthopaedics:

  • Arthroscopy
  • Navigated hip and knee joint replacement surgery
  • Joint preservation procedures
  • Robotic surgery
  • Patient specific implants and prostheses

Current Appointments

Visiting Orthopaedic Surgeon
Mater Private Hospital, Pimlico

Visiting Orthopaedic Surgeon
Ayr  Hospital

Visiting Orthopaedic Surgeon
Ingham Hospital

Visiting Orthopaedic Surgeon
Townsville Day Surgery

Senior Lecturer at
University Queensland School of Medicine

Senior Lecturer at
James Cook University School of Medicine


  • Bachelor Business 1991
  • MBBS Bachelor of Medicine University of Queensland 2003
  • FRACS (Ortho) Fellowship Royal Australian College of Surgeons 2012
  • CIME Certified Independent Medical Examiner 2013


Advanced fellowship Lower limb arthroplasty 2013. Under leading Australian Surgeons Dr Ray Randle and Dr David Liu at John Flynn Hospital, Gold Coast


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