Dr Jonathan Negus



Hip & Knee Specialist

Dr Jonathan Negus

Dr Negus performs primary and revision Hip and Knee replacement surgeries, arthroscopic and sports injury surgery, osteotomy and realignment surgery.

He consults and operates on the North Shore, Northern Beaches and the Central Coast.

Surgical interests – Hip replacements both DAA (anterior approach) and posterior, partial (Uni) & total knee replacements, ACL surgery, computer and robotic assisted surgery.

Clinical interests – Optimising patient outcomes through individualised follow-up and rehabilitation programs.


Dr Jonathan Negus brings a wealth of experience and a unique skill set to Sydney, with over fifteen years of training in surgery and orthopaedics with highly respected surgeons from Australia and Europe.

With his career dedicated to all aspects of hip and knee surgery, including arthroplasty and sports surgery, Dr Negus has developed a surgical interest in computer assisted and robotic surgery. He is also experienced in both the anterior and posterior approaches to the hip. His clinical and research focus is on optimising patients’ outcomes by a detailed approach to outcome measurement and individualising the rehabilitation and general post-operative recovery of his patients.

Dr Negus has been awarded higher degrees from the University of Cambridge, Imperial College London and the University of Sydney. He has worked and trained both in Sydney and in London, with visitations and fellowships across the United Kingdom and Europe to enhance his specialist training.

Dr Negus’ career in Orthopaedics has a strong academic and research focus. He won the Foundation for Surgery Scholarship from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (2010) and the AOA Registrars Association prize for best registrar research during his training in North Sydney. This prize was awarded for work that formed part of his PhD thesis from the University of Sydney.

Part of his PhD thesis was to examine the use of novel technology in the rehabilitation of patients after knee replacement surgery. He has contributed chapters for books, published in prestigious journals, presented his research findings at conferences worldwide and is an invited reviewer for several of the major International Orthopaedics journals.

His regular teaching engagements at the University of Sydney, working with junior medical officers, allied health staff and medical students, offer welcome opportunities to pass on his extensive knowledge and enthusiasm for his chosen field. He also uses his academic training to supervise MD students as part of his role as a clinical lecturer at the University of Sydney.

Dr Jonathan Negus is committed to surgical excellence and clinical care that is optimised and individualised to each patient’s specific needs. He continues to develop both himself and his field through ongoing quality research and enquiry.

Dr Negus operates at the Northern Beaches Hospital, North Shore Private Hospital, and Mater Hospital.
His primary clinic is based in Frenchs Forest, and he also consults at Arcadia Pittwater Private Hospital, North Sydney Sports Medicine Centre as well as Gosford.

He is very happy to take enquiries form general practitioners and allied health services.

Fellowships and visitations

  • Professor Fares Haddad – UCLH & Princess Grace, London – Hip & knee surgery
  • Mr Andy Williams – Fortius Clinic, London – Sports surgery for elite athletes
  • Mr Will Jackson – Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford – Partial knee replacement
  • Mr John Timperley – Exeter Hip Unit, UK – Hip surgery
  • Professor Graichen – Lindenlohe, Germany – Brainlab navigated arthroplasty
  • Dr Kristoff Corten – Genk Belgium – Direct anterior approach for hip surgery
  • Professor Ian McNamara – Norwich, UK – Patellofemoral knee surgery
  • Mr Thomas Quick – Stanmore, London – Peripheral nerve injury
  • Dr Jonathan Herald – Sports and knee arthroplasty fellowship, Sydney