Mr Thomas Bucher

Orthopaedic Surgeon
Hip, Knee replacement, Revision arthroplasty, Arthroscopic knee and Trauma surgeon.
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Particular interests
Hip and knee replacement, revision hip and knee replacement. Arthroscopic knee surgery including anterior cruciate reconstruction and meniscal surgery. Unicompartmental knee replacement and osteotomies. Gluteal tendon reconstruction, trauma surgery and Robotic surgery.
Thomas studied medicine in London at Guys and St Thomas’ medical school, graduating in 2001. He first came to Western Australia in 2002, where he met his wife Lara. He returned to the UK to complete basic surgical training and completed his Orthopaedic surgical training based at the world-renowned Exeter hospital, achieving Fellowship of the Royal College of surgeons of England in 2011.

During his orthopaedic training Thomas also studied for a Masters degree in Orthopaedic Engineering. His thesis investigated the use of stems in revision knee replacement and has led to an ongoing interest in orthopaedic implant design and research.

Dr Bucher returned to Australia in 2011 to complete fellowships at Perth Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Centre and Royal Perth Hospital. Thomas has published a number of articles in peer reviewed journals and authored book chapters on peri-prosthetic fractures and cartilage grafting (see publications). Thomas completed Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2015.

Thomas is heavily involved in orthopaedic education, currently he is director of training at Fremantle hospital, head of the Registrar bone school and co-ordinates the orthopaedic registrar research program.

Thomas is an Approved Medical Specialist (AMS) for Workcover.
Public Hospital Appointments
Fiona Stanley Hospital
Fremantle Hospital
Armadale Hospital
Private Hospital visiting rights
St John of God Murdoch Hospital
Mount Hospital
Professional organisations
Australian Orthopaedic Association
British Orthopaedic Association
Australian Medical Association
Avant medical defence
Thomas loves the outdoor life and enjoys getting out on the water whenever possible. He enjoys windsurfing and stand up paddling, he regularly paddles for the annual Rottnest swim. Happily married, he spends most of his spare time entertaining his four young children.
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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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