Dr Peter Robert HoneyMBBS (WA) FRACSOrthopaedic Surgeon

Dr Peter Robert Honey

Dr Peter Robert Honey

Dr Peter Honey specialises in adult and paediatric hand and upper limb surgery, and knee surgery.

After completing his orthopaedic training in Perth in 1989, Dr Honey travelled to the USA to undertake further training in Hand and Microsurgery at the University of South Florida (Tampa), and in Shoulder and Sports Injury Surgery at Harvard Medical School (Boston). At the Massachusetts General Hospital he worked with team doctors for the Harvard sporting teams, New England Patriots and the Boston Bruins.

On returning to Perth he established an orthopaedic practice, sharing rooms with Mr's Michael Holt and Peter Woodland. He is a past Head of Department at SCGH and past Chairman of the Western Australian Orthopaedic Association. He has an appointment as Visiting Orthopaedic Surgeon at PMH, specialising in complex upper limb surgery. He also provides orthopaedic services to the Subiaco Football Club.

Dr Honey undertakes the full spectrum of upper limb and knee orthopaedic procedures, not limited to, though including:

  • Carpal tunnel release, tendinitis surgery, Dupuytren's surgery
  • Joint replacement surgery of the hand, wrist, elbow, shoulder and knee
  • Arthroscopic wrist, elbow, shoulder and knee surgery
  • Treatment of sporting injuries (including knee ligament injuries)
  • Tommy John Surgery
  • Treatment of simple and complex upper limb fractures and dislocations
  • Tendon transfer surgery (L'Episcopo, Eden Lange, transfers for scapular winging)
  • Correction of congenital deformity (Sprengl's, benign tumours, etc.)

Dr Honey consults at his rooms in Altona Street, West Perth and at PMH. Referral necessary. He can be contacted at his rooms in West Perth, or through the switchboard at the Mount Private or Hollywood Private hospitals in an emergency. Dr Honey is happy to give advice to medical colleagues by telephone.


  • Cranbrook Primary School
  • Albany Senior High School
  • Hampton Senior High School

Medical School

  • Undergraduate University of Western Australia
  • Post Graduate University of South Florida
  • Harvard Medical School


Medical Board of Western Australia (13 January 1981)


  • MBBS (WA) 1980
  • FRACS (Ortho) 1989
  • VQE 1983(ECFMG No.375-648-3)

Professional Societies

  • Australian Medical Association
  • Australian Orthopaedic Association
  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Australian-American Orthopaedic Association
  • Shoulder and Elbow Society of Australia
  • Harvard Club

Present Appointments

  • Private Practice
    West Perth WA
  • Senior Consultant
    Princess Margaret Hospital
  • Medical Advisory Committee
    Mount Hospital
  • St John of God Subiaco
  • Hollywood Private Hospitals

Past Appointments

2002 – 2005
Australian Orthopaedic Association
Western Australian Branch

1998 – 2001
Head of Orthopaedic Department
Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital
Nedlands Western Australia

1991 – 2002
Orthopaedic Consultant
Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital
Nedlands Western Australia

1990 – 1991
Clinical fellows in Orthopaedic Surgery
Assistant in Orthopaedic Surgery
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston USA

1990 – 1991
Rowe Shoulder Fellow
Massachusetts General Hospital

July 1989 – June 1990
Hand and Microsurgery Fellow
University of South Florida

January 1989 – June 1989
Senior Orthopaedic Registrar
Fremantle Hospital

1984 – 1988
Orthopaedic Registrar
Rotation through all Perth teaching hospitals

Hospitals or Day Surgery

  • St John of God Specialist Centre, Carine
  • St John of God Subiaco Cambridge St Wembley
  • Hollywood Hospital
  • Mount Private Hospital
  • Colin Street Day Surgery
Dr Peter Robert Honey

14 Altona Street
West Perth, WA 6005