Trauma Service - Staff

The Trauma Service has a team of dedicated subspecialist surgeons in trauma surgery, who work closely with colleagues from other specialities, nursing and allied health.

Steven Dunjey – State Director of Trauma

Dieter Weber – Head of Service, Trauma Services

Dieter Weber is the Head of Department of General Surgery and current head of the Royal Perth Hospital Trauma Service. He is clinical engaged as Consultant Surgeon both in Trauma and General Surgery.

After graduating from the University of Western Australia, he completed his General Surgery Fellowship with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. He subsequently subspecialised into Trauma Surgery in Newcastle.

He is a Clinical Associate Professor with the University of Western Australia, and also holds an adjunct position with the University of Newcastle in his role as a course coordinator for the Masters of Traumatology. He has authored and instructed on various trauma and emergency surgery related courses, and is engaged in research in these fields. He is a Board member of the World Society of Emergency Surgery, and is also a member of the European Society of Trauma and Emergency Surgery and the International Surgical Society. With the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, he serves as the Deputy Chair of the Clinical Examinations Committee. He chairs the Post fellowship Education and Training Committee for Trauma Surgery, and is an executive committee member for the Australian and New Zealand Association for the Surgery of Trauma as Supervisor of Post-Fellowship Training.

Lola Sikora – Trauma Program Manager

Nadia Musca – Nurse Unit Manager

Sheryl Jonescu – Trauma Case Manager

Martin Jarmin – Consultant Trauma Surgeon

Dr Jarmin is a Trauma and General Surgeon. He is a full-time consultant at the State Major Trauma Unit at RPH which is the sole Level 1 Trauma Centre for Western Australia and one of the busiest in the country. He is also an active consultant in the RPH's General Surgery department, participating in the Acute Surgery Unit roster. He is also Supervisor of the Surgical Stepdown (Trauma) Unit at Bentley Hospital.

Dr Jarmin previously worked as a Clinical Associate in Cardiothoracic Surgery at the Singapore National Heart Centre. He has had extensive experience in resource limited environments having worked as a War Surgeon for Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders) and EMERGENCY (Life Support for Civilian War Wounded), as well as ASPEN Medical in different conflict zones and disaster areas around the world. He has completed multiple Trauma Fellowships at Liverpool Hospital in Sydney and John Hunter Hospital in Newcastle.

Dr Jarmin has memberships in the Australian and New Zealand Association for the Surgery of Trauma (ANZAST), as well as the World Society for Emergency Surgery (WSES). He is also an active Trauma Educator, teaching in both Early Management of Severe Trauma (EMST/ATLS) course, the Definitive Surgical Trauma Care (DSTC) course, and the Disaster Management and Emergency Preparedness Course (DMEP).

Rohit Sarvepalli – Consultant Trauma Surgeon

Last Updated: 07/08/2023